DWT Diversity



To me, diversity breeds awareness because it enlightens your perspective on all aspects of life. I’m blessed to work at a firm that embraces the value that diversity brings to my professional and personal relationships, not only among DWT colleagues but clients as well.




"Firms, like Davis Wright Tremaine, that embrace flexible work arrangements are setting themselves, and me, up for success.




"We teach our children the value of inclusiveness at an early age. We need to see this message through to adulthood and carry it into the workplace."




"The tremendous value of a diverse law firm should not be minimized. A workplace where different views are represented and everyone’s talents are valued results in more innovative, superior client service. Being inclusive isn't just the right thing to do. It provides an important and unmistakable competitive advantage."

Diversity & Inclusion

Fundamental to Our Success

Diversity and inclusion are part of the fabric of Davis Wright Tremaine — central to who we are and what we do. We define diversity not only in terms of race, gender, or sexual orientation, but also in ideas, perspectives, personality, work style, age, and more. Diversity and inclusion are what enable us to work smarter, bring out the best of what each individual has to offer, and ultimately build strong and lasting connections with each other, our clients, and our communities.

We are committed to building a law firm where talented professionals of all backgrounds can flourish and succeed. We recognize that one size does not fit all and our goal is to make sure that creativity and innovation are encouraged and rewarded. We strongly believe that diversity and inclusion are fundamental to these efforts. We acknowledge there is hard work ahead, but we are on our way. We hope you’ll join us in our efforts.

Managing Partner

       Partner, D&I Committee Chair


How We Compare

Our numbers of women and minority attorneys at DWT closely mirror national averages for law firms our size. We are striving to raise the bar and surpass these numbers.

Affinity Groups

Our attorney affinity groups help cultivate DWT as a place where all attorneys have a chance to contribute their talents and succeed.

Minority Attorneys

Members of the Minority Attorney Affinity Group help create opportunities for mentorship, skills training, and business development.


DWT’s LGBT affinity group provides support, mentoring and networking opportunities for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender attorneys. The group’s mission is to create and maintain…


Our women’s affinity group provides an internal platform for developing and retaining women leaders at every level of DWT.

Flexible Hours

Our Flexible Schedule affinity group serves as a resource to attorneys who work reduced hours or a flexible schedule and want to maintain high-quality work assignments and steady…

Get in Touch

To be truly inclusive and diverse, we know we need to change old ways of thinking and doing. We need to take deliberate steps to recruit and retain a diverse pool of talent, and then provide equal opportunities for all employees to succeed.

At Davis Wright Tremaine, this starts at the leadership level and begins with raising awareness. We are training senior partners and staff to become more effective in hiring, promoting and managing diverse teams. We have made changes to our workplace policies and benefits to attract a new generation of attorneys.

All of our current job openings are posted on Careers, where you can learn more about what it’s like to work at Davis Wright Tremaine.

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