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NOVEMBER 2, 2016 – As digital technology continues to transform the world of content, Davis Wright Tremaine’s ongoing leadership has been recognized by Best Lawyers and U.S. News, which have named the firm 2017 Law Firm of the Year in the areas of Media Law and Copyright Law.

In rankings released this week, Davis Wright Tremaine also received National Tier 1 rankings in 18 additional practice areas.

With more than 75 attorneys focused on media litigation and counseling, Davis Wright is the firm of choice for many of the nation’s most prominent media, news, and content companies, including traditional and new media, advertisers, major online networks and information service providers, website designers, and developers and publishers of software.

Only one firm in the country is named "Law Firm of the Year" by Best Lawyers and U.S. News in each of 75 practice areas. Selection is based on factors that include surveys of the firm’s clients as well as the high regard that lawyers in the same practice area have for the firm.

Davis Wright Tremaine has been consistently recognized with at least one "Law Firm of the Year" award in the area of communications, media, and/or intellectual property each year over the past five years.

In addition to "Law Firm of the Year" recognition, the firm was awarded National Tier 1 ratings in the following practice areas:

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Communications
  • Copyright
  • Employment – Management
  • Energy
  • Entertainment – Motion Pictures and Television
  • Entertainment – Music
  • First Amendment
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Labor – Management
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Litigation – First Amendment
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Media
  • Real Estate
  • Trademark
  • Trusts & Estates

About Davis Wright Tremaine
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is a national law firm with more than 550 lawyers representing clients based throughout the United States and around the world. The firm was recently named "Innovative Law Firm of the Year" by the International Legal Technology Association for the second consecutive year. For more information, visit The firm publishes regular updates on developments in media and copyright law at MediaLaw Monitor.