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Media Associate, Mid-Level, Davis Wright Tremaine

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP has an exciting opportunity for a mid-level associate to join its nationally recognized media practice to work on cutting edge content liability and free speech cases, with a focus on digital and emerging media technologies.

The ideal candidate will have at least four years of law firm experience or a combination of clerkship and AmLaw 200 law firm experience with a background in media law, including copyright, trademark, right of publicity, defamation, or privacy. Former law clerks are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates with commercial litigation experience for digital media clients and independent knowledge of and interest in media law practice are also encouraged to apply. Candidates must have a J.D. and active members of the California or Washington bars. Excellent academic credentials and strong analytical and writing skills are required. 

To apply please submit your cover letter addressed to Aglaia Galimanis, Manager of Lawyer Talent Acquisition; resume; copy of law school transcript; and a brief writing sample (10 pages max).

We are not accepting submissions from third-party recruiters.

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.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are part of the fabric of Davis Wright Tremaine – central to who we are and what we do. Our vision is to foster a culture where all talented individuals – including those who are from traditionally underrepresented communities in the legal profession – can have, and can see, a path to success.  We embed DEI throughout our law firm with our four-pillar framework: Community, Growth, Education, and Engagement.  We invite you to learn more about our commitment to DEI at

Davis Wright Tremaine provides reasonable accommodations for those who need them to complete the application or recruiting process and for employees who need reasonable accommodations to perform the essential functions of their positions due to a disability or for religious reasons. If you need to request accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please email

The annualized salary range for this position in California and Washington is $260,000 to $310,000.  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.

For more information, and to apply, click here.