Davis Wright Tremaine

Immigration Staff Attorney - Seattle, Los Angeles, or New York

Seattle, WA

Job description
The Immigration Practice Group of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP seeks a staff attorney to join, preferably in its Los Angeles, New York, or Seattle office. Qualified candidates will have minimum 5 years of experience handling all aspects of business immigration matters, including nonimmigrant visas (H-1B, L-1, E, TN, O-1, B-1, F-1); consular processing; immigrant visas (EB1, EB2, EB3, and PERM); and I-9 audits and other immigration compliance issues. INSZoom or similar immigration database software experience preferred. The group is collegial and fast paced, and this position provides excellent opportunities for professional development though it is not a partnership track position.
Candidates must have an active, in good standing, state bar license, prior or current membership in American Immigration Lawyers Association, excellent writing skills, high level of attention to detail, track record of responsiveness, and positive professional references. 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 clients and each lawyers 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 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 clients and each lawyers 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 a cover letter addressed to Deverie Hart, Senior Manager of Attorney Recruiting; resume; brief writing sample (10 pages max.); and unofficial law school transcript. We would appreciate you specifying how you heard about this position. We are not accepting submissions from search firms at this time.

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP embraces diversity, equity and inclusion. It 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 employees 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.

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