What does success look like for you? At Davis Wright Tremaine, we never lose sight of that question.
The answer will be different for every client and every matter and will change with your business circumstances. You may need a merger completed under extraordinary time constraints. You may want an employment issue resolved before it generates publicity. You may want to pursue an IP infringement claim as aggressively as possible or achieve a restructuring that creatively maximizes tax advantages.
Our lawyers work with you to determine the goals that best support your strategic business objectives. Then we deploy the leanest, most effective team possible to achieve that outcome.
Across our nine offices in the U.S. and Shanghai, we deliver value that includes not just best-in-class legal service but also business insight, user-friendliness and flawless support. A full-service firm, we supplement depth and strength in the core legal functions of litigation, business transactions, intellectual property, and employment with nationally ranked, broadly based teams focused on a number of highly regulated industries—including communications, media, financial services, health care, energy, food and beverage, and restaurants. Our First Amendment litigation group is particularly renowned for its leading role in many of the country’s most important and cutting-edge cases.
As technology transforms every sector of the global economy, our experience serving the world’s leading technology companies, combined with our industry-specific knowledge, enables us to provide high-value tactical advice to clients navigating disrupted industries. We’ve also become a sought-after firm in many practice areas that have emerged from the ongoing digital transformation, including FinTech, AgTech, Digital Health, Blockchain, and Privacy and Security.
We understand that what business requires of the legal profession has changed, irrevocably. In-house counsel need more than just legal answers; they need a partner who helps identify and resolve pain-points and who can communicate the legal function’s value in a language business understands. Our success in supporting this evolution has earned us international recognition:
Our innovation initiatives are led by DWT De Novo, a cross-functional team thatcombines systems design, process improvement, technology, data analytics, and alternative staffing models to help make the legal function more strategic and to improve the client experience. Davis Wright Tremaine lawyers partner closely with the DWT De Novo team to deliver service that is modern, tech-savvy and customized to each client’s needs and preferences.
We focus on what we do extremely well. This means we will not be all things to all clients. The clients that partner with us place a high value on their relationship with us, and we are honored to have the opportunity to collaborate on their success.
Cairncross & Hempelmann is a Seattle-based law firm located on the edge of the city’s historic Pioneer Square District. Founded in 1987, our attorneys advise companies and individuals in a wide variety of practices and industries suited to meet the needs of our diverse client base. Our clients value our ability to provide big firm capabilities with small firm responsiveness.
Stoel Rives LLP is a U.S. law firm with a full suite of transactional and litigation solutions for U.S. and international clients. Established in 1907, the firm has more than 350 attorneys operating out of 10 offices in seven states plus Washington, D.C. Representative clients include financial institutions, public and private utilities, energy and renewable energy companies, developers, manufacturers, retailers, hospitals, universities, agribusinesses, software companies, food and beverage companies, charitable foundations, telecommunications and forestry companies, among others. We represent businesses at all stages of growth, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.
Stoel Rives is a leader in corporate, energy, environmental, intellectual property, labor and employment, land use and construction, litigation, natural resources, real estate, renewable energy and technology law. We achieved 34 prestigious national tier rankings in the 2017 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® ''Best Law Firms'' survey. The 2017 Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business® guide ranks 92 of our lawyers among the best in their region. Best Lawyers® lists 137 of our lawyers in 67 legal practice categories in its 2018 directory and selected 20 Stoel Rives lawyers as 2018 "Lawyers of the Year" in their markets and practice areas.
Jackson Lewis P.C. is a law firm with more than 850 attorneys in major cities nationwide serving clients across a wide range of practices and industries. Having built its reputation on providing premier workplace law representation to management, the firm has grown to include leading practices in the areas of government relations, healthcare and sports law.
Established in 1970, Cozen O’Connor delivers legal services on an integrated and global basis, with more than 700 attorneys in 26 cities on two continents. Our lawyers counsel clients on sophisticated legal matters in all areas of litigation, corporate and regulatory law — and provide government relations support at the state and federal levels. We represent a broad array of leading global corporations and ambitious middle market companies in all major industries.
Business Law. Clients turn to Cozen O’Connor to succeed in high-stakes business matters and significant transactions. We have an impressive roster of business clients who rely upon our guidance in complex areas of business law, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, IPOs, corporate governance and compliance, real estate, insurance regulatory matters, securities, tax, bankruptcy, intellectual property, health law, public finance, employee benefits, private client services, immigration, utilities, environmental, and energy.
Litigation. Cozen O’Connor is a recognized leader in the courtroom and all forms of dispute resolution. We have more attorneys in the American College of Trial Lawyers than any other similarly sized firm. Our lawyers are distinguished among their peers for their trial advocacy skills and their aggressive, innovative representation of clients in numerous areas. These include complex commercial litigation as well as litigation in matters of aviation, insurance, antitrust, class actions, construction law, labor and employment, products liability, patents, securities and financial services, trade secrets, and criminal defense and internal investigations.
Government Relations. The firm’s government relations practice is committed to providing effective government advocacy for our clients on the federal, state and local government levels. Additionally, members of our government relations group are widely recognized for establishing the premier state attorneys general practice and have worked closely with AG offices and clients for more than 30 years. Our firm is exceptionally well positioned to support our clients across the spectrum of public policy and government relations needs.
Diversity and Inclusion. Cozen O’Connor is proud of its efforts to foster diversity and inclusion and takes its responsibility to do so seriously. Recognizing the organizational effectiveness that can come from valuing and promoting differences, Cozen O’Connor prides itself on its commitment to diversity and inclusion and its tradition of employing people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. The firm values the breadth of perspectives and the richness of experience made possible by having a diverse complement of lawyers and staff, and we believe that this diversity of experience is a strength to our firm and the clients we serve.
Pro Bono. Cozen O'Connor has historically provided a level of pro bono legal service worthy of its national reputation. We emphasize one-to-one attorney-client pro bono relationships in which attorneys provide legal assistance to people and institutions of limited means. In Philadelphia, we serve as pro bono child advocates, as counsel for the elderly, indigent or homeless, and as legal advisers to numerous charitable organizations devoted to the care and service of needy citizens. Our Chicago attorneys assist disadvantaged citizens in personal bankruptcy proceedings. In California, our San Diego attorneys represent civilians employed by the U.S. Navy who have refused to submit to anthrax vaccination. In Seattle, our attorneys represent indigent Native Americans in an environmental/land dispute with Washington state officials, and in Dallas, our attorneys and staff support a legal aid clinic.
Women's Initiative. The Cozen O’Connor Women’s Initiative is dedicated to the development and enhancement of professional and personal relationships among our female attorneys and clients. Our long-standing commitment to the importance of a supportive, collaborative culture for female attorneys formally began in the late 1990s and continues to prosper today, creating a positive environment for the hiring, retention and promotion of female attorneys within Cozen O’Connor.
K&L Gates is a fully integrated global law firm with lawyers located across five continents, representing leading global corporations in every major industry. As a firm committed to diversity and inclusion, we engage our lawyers through mentorship, teamwork and a steadfast belief in the power of our people to change the legal profession and the power of our profession to change society.