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"Davis Wright Tremaine is committed to increasing the long-term success of diverse attorneys within our firm and the legal profession as a whole. Diversity and Inclusion have become the fabric of our firm. Every department and practice group in our firm has practices in place to insure implicit bias is ruled out and that we are collectively advancing our diversity initiatives. We have three long-term goals with respect to diversity and inclusion (D&I): 1. Continue to increase the diversity of our attorney ranks, particularly with..."

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Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

1201 Third Avenue
Suite 2200
Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: (206) 622-3150


Employer Type: Private
Managing Partner: Jeff Gray
Hiring Partners: Ken Payson (Seattle, WA), Greg Hendershott (Bellevue, WA), Adam Caldwell (Washington, DC), Aaron Stuckey (Portland, OR), Nancy Clapp (Los Angeles, CA), Linda Steinman (New York, NY), Joe Addiego (San Francisco, CA), Joe Reece (Anchorage, AK)

Total No. Attorneys 2018: 566

Base Salary

1st year: $120,000
Summer associate: $2,200/week   Seattle
1st year: $142,500
Summer associate: $2,500/week Washington, DC
1st year: $150,000
Summer associate: $2,700/week New York, NY
1st year: $155,000
Summer associate: $2,700/week Los Angeles, CA
1st year: $155,000
Summer associate: $2,700/week

Summer Associate Offers

7 out of 7 (2Ls) (2016)

Major Office Locations

Seattle, WA (HQ)
Anchorage, AK
Bellevue, WA
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
Portland, OR
San Francisco, CA
Washington, DC

Major Departments & Practices

Advertising, Marketing & Promotions
Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights
Communications Regulatory
Communications, Media, IP & Technology
Corporate and Business Transactions
Employment, Labor & Benefits
Environmental & Natural Resources
Financial Services
Food, Beverage, Restaurants & Hotels
Government Relations & Litigation
Health Care
Intellectual Property
Media & First Amendment
Payment Systems
Privacy & Security
Real Estate
Tax-Exempt Organizations
Trusts & Estates