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Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

About Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

The answer will be different for every client and every matter and will change with your business circumstances. You may need a merger completed under extraordinary time constraints. You may want an employment issue resolved before it generates publicity. You may want to pursue an IP infringement claim as aggressively as possible or achieve a restructuring that creatively maximizes tax advantages.

Our lawyers work with you to determine the goals that best support your strategic business objectives. Then we deploy the leanest, most effective team possible to achieve that outcome.

Additional info
Year of establishment 1945 Number of Partners 212
Number of offices 9 Partner:associate ratio 1.80
Biggest office Seattle Percentage of women attorneys 20.90
Number of attorneys 436 Percentage of minority attorneys 11.10
Number of associates 119 Percentage of LGBT attorneys 0.30
Area of practice

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP practices law in the following areas and works with its clients to provide the best possible legal solutions.

  • Advertising
  • Marketing & Promotions
  • Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights
  • Business Transactions
  • China
  • Communications Regulatory
  • Communications
  • Media
  • Ip & Technology
  • Employment
  • Labor & Benefits
  • Energy
  • Entertainment
  • Environmental & Natural Resources
  • Financial Services
  • Food
  • Beverage
  • Restaurants & Hotels
  • Government Relations & Litigation
  • Health Care
  • Immigration
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
  • Media & First Amendment
  • Payment Systems
  • Privacy & Security
  • Real Estate
  • Tax Exempt Organizations
  • Technology
  • Trusts & Estates
Awards and recognitions

"A Conversation With Jeff Glasser, Winner of DWT's 2013 Heart of Justice Award," Davis Wright Tremaine Pro Bono Report
"A Conversation With Kathleen Cullinan: Winner of DWT's 2014 Heart of Justice Award," Davis Wright Tremaine Pro Bono Report
U.S. News and Best Lawyers Award Davis Wright Tremaine LLP a National First-Tier Ranking in 13 Practice Areas
George Mardikes of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Receives Lifetime Achievement Award From The Association for Governmental Leasing and Finance.
Partner Laura Handman received the 2007 International PEN First Amendment award from PEN USA.
Media Practice Group at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Honored With 2013 'Award For Excellence' From Chambers USA


At Davis Wright Tremaine we seek to build and sustain a culture of inclusion and respect. This is not only the right thing to do; it is also good for business. By paying attention to our firm's core values of collegiality, mutual respect, teamwork and commitment to service, we strengthen our commitment to ourselves and each other. This allows us to continue to attract and retain the best and the brightest talent across a spectrum of diverse backgrounds and interests. It makes this firm a better place to work and help us better serve our clients.

Summer associate program

Our Summer Associate Program is an integral part of our hiring process and the primary source for identifying qualified candidates for First Year Associate positions.

Summer Associates gain an accurate picture of what it means to be a lawyer at Davis Wright Tremaine and have substantive legal opportunities, such as:

Participating in client conferences, trials, depositions and hearings
Preparing pleadings, contracts, memoranda and other legal documents
Owning in-house projects, such as articles and updates on the law
Conducting legal research
Working directly with partners
Helping with pro bono work

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Davis Wright Tremaine LLP LOCATIONS


Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Headquarters

1201 Third Avenue ,
Suite 2200
Seattle, WA

206.622.3150 phone
206.757.7700 fax
Seattle Salaries
Washington Salaries


Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Office

1633 Broadway ,
27th Floor
New York City, NY

212-489-8230 phone
212-489-8340 fax


Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Office

1300 S.W. Fifth Ave. ,
Ste. 2300
Portland, OR

503-241-2300 phone
503-778-5299 fax


Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Office

Suite 800 ,
701 W. 8th Avenue
Anchorage, AK

907-257-5300 phone
907-257-5399 fax


Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Office

1919 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. ,
Suite 200
Washington, DC

202-973-4200 phone
202-973-4499 fax

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