Consumer Financial Services Associate – Senior Level – New York City or Washington, D.C.
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
June 4, 2018
New York City, New York
Full Time - Experienced
The Consumer Financial Services Practice of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP has an exciting opportunity for an associate attorney with a minimum of five years’ experience in regulatory, enforcement and/or litigation to join the Supervision, Enforcement and Litigation group.
The ideal candidate will have experience with bank and consumer financial regulations, including fair lending and unfair, deceptive, or abusive acts or practices laws. Outstanding advocacy and communication skills, oral and written, are required. Experience with government investigations and examinations is preferred. Experience with payments, artificial intelligence or fintech is a plus. Prior law firm experience is not required. To be considered, you must be a member of a state bar in good standing.
To apply please submit your cover letter addressed to Bahareh Samanian, Director of Lawyer Recruiting; resume; and copy of law school transcript; and a brief writing sample (10 pages max). We would appreciate you specifying how you heard about this position.
We are accepting submissions from third-party recruiters.
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