Davis Wright Tremaine LLP (“DWT”) seeks an exceptional mid-level associate attorney with strong corporate finance and transactional skills to work directly with the leaders of its nationally-recognized restaurant industry business transactions practice. DWT is an AmLaw 100 law firm with eight offices nationwide. The DWT restaurant team represents the interests of nationally-known, leading, emerging, and mature companies in significant financing and purchase and sale transactions. The position is based in Portland, Oregon, but candidates in other cities will be considered.
Ideal candidates will have significant experience in venture capital and growth equity financings, private equity and mergers and acquisitions. We are seeking a highly capable, driven lawyer with the desire to practice with and enhance an entrepreneurial team. Candidates must have at least three years of experience, strong academic credentials, writing skills, and references. Big market large law firm experience is preferred. For applicants seeking to relocate to Portland, relocation and bar expenses are paid.
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.
To apply, please upload your cover letter addressed to Deverie Hart, Senior Manager, Lawyer Talent Acquisition - Pacific Northwest & Alaska; resume; copy of law school transcript; and a deal sheet. We would also appreciate you letting us know how you heard about this position – thank you!
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