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Commercial Litigation Associate Attorney – Junior Level (Judicial Clerks Only) - Seattle

Office Seattle
Practice Area Litigation
Date Posted Oct 30, 2023
Application Deadline Oct 31, 2025

Commercial Litigation Associate Attorney – Junior Level (Judicial Clerks Only) - Seattle

Office Seattle
Practice Area Litigation
Date Posted Oct 30, 2023
Application Deadline Oct 31, 2025

The Seattle office of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP seeks a litigation associate with 0-3 years of experience who is currently clerking for a federal court judge (any level) or state Supreme Court justice. Candidates must have outstanding written and oral communication skills, excellent references, and excellent academic credentials. We prefer candidates with immediately transferable skills, excellent client relationship and interpersonal skills, and a previous work history.

To apply, please upload a cover letter addressed to Sandra Morriss, Manager, Law Student Talent Acquisition; resume; writing sample and law school transcript, all in PDF format.  Please specify how you heard about this position. All replies confidential.

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.

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 creating and cultivating 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.

DavisWright Tremaine provides reasonable accommodations for those who need them tocomplete the application or recruiting process and for employees who needreasonable accommodations to perform the essential functions of their positionsdue to a disability or for religious reasons. If you need to requestaccommodation during the application or recruiting process, please email humanresources_confidential@dwt.com.

The annualized salary range for this position in Washington is $205,000 to $330,000.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on the candidate’s education, training, experience and other job-related factors permitted by law.  Full time employees may be eligible for a bonus and health insurance with an optional HSA, long term disability, dental insurance, vision care, life insurance, Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(k), vacation, sick time, 10 paid holidays each year and an employee assistance program.  For full-time employees, the initial sick leave benefit is 80 hours of sick leave per year.  Attorneys generally take approximately three weeks of vacation from work each year, and it may vary depending on the needs of the clients and the firm.  Additional voluntary benefits programs include:  voluntary accident insurance, voluntary life, voluntary disability, voluntary long term care, and pet insurance.  Commuter and Transit programs are also available.