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Managing Partners: Jeffrey P. Gray, Scott MacCormack

Number of partners: 277 Number of lawyers: 589

Firm Overview: 

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP was founded on a simple guiding principle: to provide clients with high value legal services customized to their particular needs. This principle has remained intact for decades as the firm has continued to expand across the nation. Today, its team includes approximately 560 attorneys and eight offices, covering a wide variety of practice and industry areas.

Main Areas of Practice: 

Business Transactions & Tax:

The firm has a leading middle-market M&A practice. Our team guides clients through transactions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, equity financings, and restructurings. We also advice clients on issues such as: corporate finance, securities, and corporate governance. The team also counsels startup and emerging companies. Members of the group also regularly advise tax-exempt organizations and for-profit businesses on the full range of domestic and international tax issues.

Employment & Labor:

With more than 100 attorneys based in major key markets, the firm focuses exclusively on represent­ing employers in all areas of the employer/employee relationship, including labor-management relations; employment litigation, training and counselling; employee benefits; and immigration.

Litigation:

With over 200 litigators across eight offices, we have handled high-stakes cases successfully across the country at all levels of state and federal court, including the U.S. Supreme Court. Although we’re nationally known for our work with technology, healthcare, media, entertainment, communications, and financial services clients, our litigators have handled cases for businesses in every sector of the economy.

Real Estate:

The firm has decades of experience handling com­plex real estate transactions nationwide for clients in a wide variety of industries. The team includes strong land use, environmental, construction, finance, tax, bankruptcy/workout and litigation attorneys to provide clients a unified, one-stop solution.

Energy:

Members of the group provide a full range of trans­actional, regulatory and litigation services to a wide variety of entities in the electric, natural gas, and renewable energy industries.

Healthcare:

The firm provides comprehensive regulatory and transactional services to leading providers of healthcare services and technology. Members of the team are both experienced in healthcare and knowledgeable in relevant areas of law, including healthcare compliance, technology, M&A, tax, tax-exemption, labor and employment, antitrust, litigation, real estate, and finance.

Privacy & Security:

The firm has been a pioneer in the dynamic area of privacy and security law, serving highly regulated industries, such as communications, healthcare, and financial services, for decades. The firm helps clients navigate the ever-changing terrain or privacy- and data security-related legal and regulatory obliga­tions at the federal, state, and global levels. Should a problem arise, its Incident Response Team is here to guide clients through initial assessment of the inci­dent; the appropriate response; and any subsequent investigations, enforcement actions, and litigation; and mitigation and recovery.

Media & Entertainment:

Our team has been the counsel of choice for an ever-growing roster of the nation’s top media, entertainment, technology, news, and other content companies. The firm counsels on acquisition, development, production, pre-broadcast and pre-publication review, access, privacy, advertising, promotions, pre-distribution, intellectual property, and other issues for both emerging and traditional news (whether print or digital) and entertainment clients. In addition to providing counseling and advice, we have successfully represented our clients in numerous high-profile litigations involving cutting-edge legal issues before the U.S. Supreme Court as well as in federal and state trial and appellate courts throughout the country.

The firm’s media and entertainment attorneys are widely recognized as among the best in the country. Davis Wright is the law firm of choice for many of the nation’s most prominent news, information and entertainment companies.

Telecommunications:

The firm boasts an extremely broad, deep and experienced team focused on critical transactional, regulatory and litigation advice for telecommunica­tions market leaders and emerging companies alike.

Hospitality:

Members of the team practice exclusively in this space, representing restaurants, wineries, breweries and distilleries, hotels and resorts, gaming compa­nies, and food and beverage producers on the full range of operational, transactional, regulatory and litigation matters.

Intellectual Property:

Our firm provides comprehensive practical advice over the full range of patent, trademark and copy­right procurement, registration, licensing and litiga­tion, as well as marketing and trade secret strategies. We also has extensive experience in the IP aspects of all forms of business transactions.

Environmental:

The firm has the depth and experience to help clients assess risks, assume ongoing compliance and address concerns with project development, business transactions, permitting and govern­ment investigations. It works on the full range of environmental and natural resources issues, and the emerging body of climate change regulation, and sustainability issues.

Financial Services:

The firm works with financial institutions, payment processors, leading technology companies, and emerging FinTechs to advise on regulatory, trans­actional, and litigation issues related to consumer financial products, both traditional and emerging.

Technology & Digital Media:

The firm provides critical operational, transactional, regulatory and litigation counsel to companies in this highly regulated and rapidly evolving industry.

 

OFFICES  

ALASKA 

ANCHORAGE: 188 West Northern Lights Blvd, Suite 1100, 99503-3985

Tel: 907 257 5300 Fax: 907 257 5399 Email: [email protected]

CALIFORNIA 

LOS ANGELES: 865 South Figueroa Street, Suite

2400, CA 90017-2566

Tel: 213 633 6800Fax: 213 633 6899

SAN FRANCISCO: 505 Montgomery Street,

Suite 800, CA 94111-6533

Tel: 415 276 6500 Fax: 415 276 6599

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 

WASHINGTON, DC: 1301 K Street NW,

Suite 500, DC 20005

Tel: 202 973 4200 Fax: 202 973 4499

NEW YORK 

NEW YORK CITY: 1251 Avenue of the Americas,

21 st Floor, NY 10020-1104

Tel: 212 489 8230 Fax: 212 489 8340

OREGON 

PORTLAND: 1300 SW Fifth Avenue, Suite 2400,

OR 97201-5610

Tel: 503 241 2300 Fax: 503 778 5299

WASHINGTON 

SEATTLE, HEADQUARTERS: 920 5 th Avenue, Suite

3300, Seattle WA 98104

Tel: 206 622 3150 Fax: 206 757 7700

BELLEVUE: 929 108 th Avenue NE, Suite 1500,

WA 98004-4786

Tel: 425 646 6100 Fax: 425 646 6199

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920 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3300

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98104-1610

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