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NOV. 1, 2018 – In rankings released this week by Best Lawyers and U.S. News, Davis Wright Tremaine was placed in Tier 1 nationally in 20 practice areas. The firm was also named “Law Firm of the Year” in Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures and Television for the second consecutive year.

Firms included in the 2019 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for receiving consistently excellent ratings from clients and peers. Just one “Law Firm of the Year” is chosen in 74 practice areas.

Davis Wright Tremaine achieved a National Tier 1 rating in:

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

Davis Wright Tremaine’s Media and Entertainment group is the team of choice for many of the nation’s most prominent media, news, and content companies. The firm provides ongoing counseling on acquisition, development, production, pre-broadcast and pre-publication review, claims response, rights, advertising, promotions, pre-distribution, intellectual property, and other issues for both emerging and traditional news and entertainment clients.

Davis Wright Tremaine is known as a go-to firm for novel and emerging issues at the intersection of media law and technology, and the firm’s semi-annual DOWNLOAD conference, held in Los Angeles and New York, has become a must-attend event for media companies and others being impacted by digital transformation.

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. For more information, visit The firm publishes regular updates on developments in media and copyright law at MediaLaw Monitor.