Davis Wright Tremaine LLP seeks to hire a mid to senior-level attorney to join its national Employee Benefits law practice in Portland, Seattle or Bellevue. This is a great opportunity for a confident, self-motivated lawyer with a demonstrated ability to handle matters independently to build a practice in a collegial environment. We prefer candidates with law firm experience, excellent client relationship skills, practical insight, creativity, and a self-starter mindset. Excellent writing and oral advocacy skills are required, as well as strong academic credentials.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years’ experience in some or all of the following areas:
- Private, tax exempt and public (governmental) retirement plan experience (401(k); 403(b); 457(b)) and defined benefit plans
- M&A Benefits Support
- 409A and executive compensation
- Health and welfare plans and specific health plan laws (ACA, COBRA, HIPAA)
- ERISA litigation
To apply, please upload a cover letter addressed to Bahareh Samanian, Director of Lawyer Recruiting; resume; brief writing sample (5-10 pages) and law school transcript. We would appreciate you specifying how you heard about this position. All replies confidential.
We are not accepting third-party recruiter submissions at this time.
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