Job Description

Description

Help drive business and build stellar client relationships

As a member of the practice management team, this position will support the practice manager and Litigation Practice Group on initiatives that enhance business and strategic operations.

The Practice Management Specialist’s work ethic is suited for both service and team and has the adaptability and willingness to work together with different personalities in order to move practice group initiatives forward in an efficient way. They will have the drive to figure things out and get it done. If you are curious, enthusiastic, reliable, authentic, entrepreneurial, humble, innovative and supportive we want to talk to you.

At Davis Wright Tremaine, you will find challenging assignments, opportunities for professional growth and community involvement, and a culture of inclusion. DWT fosters inclusiveness and authenticity. Regardless of position, everyone here has a voice and the support is unparalleled.

The Practice Management Specialist will:

  • Lead the preparation of communications related to winning new work and enhancing the practice group’s profile and reputation. Provide support to practice managers on more complex opportunities that require the practice managers to lead.
  • Lead the collection, storing, maintenance and distribution of information on lawyers’ experience. Work with the practice managers to develop an effective system for each practice group that minimizes the administrative burden on lawyers.
  • Conduct research in support of new business opportunities as identified by attorneys or practice managers.
  • Coordinate the negotiation and management of sponsorships and sponsorship budgets.
  • Coordinate client seminars and webinars for assigned practice groups. Support the practice managers on major events that require the practice managers to lead.
  • Assist senior practice manager and practice manager in processes that involve the collection of client feedback and execution on responses/actions to be taken, based on client feedback.
  • Attend practice group meetings, provide marketing materials and financial reports, and support the practice group operation as appropriate.
  • Provide general support to practice managers and attorneys in practice group operations.
  • Work with the Marcom group to create, update and organize marketing collateral and related records as well as practice group’s blogs and social media platforms.

Join us if you have:

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, including the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships across all firm functions as well as with clients and other business contacts
  • A stellar writing ability and excellent grammar, spelling and proofreading skills
  • The ability to handle stressful situations in a calm and composed manner
  • A demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Products, i.e. Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel; CRM technology a plus
  • Strong attention to detail, ability to take ownership of projects, and ability to prioritize and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • The demonstrated ability to work independently while also acting as part of a high-functioning team


2+ years of law firm or professional services marketing is helpful, but we are open to candidates from non-traditional backgrounds who have transferrable skills to succeed. A college degree and demonstrated academic excellence is strongly preferred.

Who We Are

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is an AmLaw 100 law firm with eight offices nationwide. We are relentlessly committed to client service and look for candidates who share that commitment. At DWT, client service means having empathy for each client’s and each lawyer’s work and personal pressures, business objectives, and legal needs; anticipating their needs; and having the capabilities and commitment to deliver what matters most to them.

What’s in it For You?

DWT offers competitive compensation in addition to ample benefits including but not limited to:

  • Choice of health and vision insurance plans
  • 2 paid volunteer days for qualifying community service work
  • Dental plan
  • Fertility and adoption benefit
  • Paid sabbatical after 13 years of service
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Commuter benefits
  • Retirement contribution

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to feel and reach with hands and arms and frequently required to sit, stand, walk and occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

This job description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities.

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP believes that embracing diversity and inclusion brings out the best of what each individual has to offer and inspires us to build strong and lasting connections with each other, our clients, and our communities. We are committed to promoting a diverse workforce and inclusive environment where every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. It is our policy to hire, promote, transfer, terminate, and make all employment-related decisions without regard to an employee’s sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), race, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, religious creed, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, military condition, military or veteran status or any other basis prohibited by applicable local, state, or federal laws.

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Application Instructions

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