Davis Wright Tremaine

Washington, DC

Banking Financial Services Regulatory Lawyer - Senior Associate or Counsel - Washington, D.C., New York, Los Angeles, Seattle or San Francisco

Posted 23 days ago

Job Description

The Banking Financial Services Practice Group has an exciting opportunity for a senior associate or counsel level attorney with a minimum of five years experience working on regulatory matters to join its market-leading team. Our clients are defining the future of financial services.

The ideal candidate will have experience with core bank and bank holding company regulation, including charter and licensing, bank powers and activities, affiliate transactions, brokered deposits, controlling and non-controlling investments, and governance/risk management. Experience with chartering new market entrants, with bank partnership models, and BSA/AML/OFAC are pluses. Experience with consumer protection and payments (both traditional payment products and emerging platforms/FinTech) is also a plus. Transactional experience is not required but valuable.

Outstanding communication skills, oral and written, are required, as is an unrelenting commitment to client service. Prior federal or state banking agency experience, is beneficial but not required. We are open to applicants in the markets above with a preference for Washington, D.C. Applicants must be currently licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction for which they are applying, or be currently eligible to waive in.

DWT offers a fast-paced and collegial working atmosphere where associates and counsel have the opportunity to work on interesting and challenging matters. We encourage national applicants seeking to relocate. Relocation and bar expenses are paid.

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 Morgan Dufault, Manager of Talent Acquisition; resume; brief writing sample (10 pages max.); and law school transcript. We would appreciate you specifying how you heard about this position.
We are not accepting third party recruiter submissions at this time.

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP believes that embracing diversity and inclusion 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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