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NOV. 5, 2021 - Davis Wright Tremaine's national leadership in the areas of communications, media, and IP has been recognized again by Best Lawyers and U.S. News, which this week named Davis Wright Tremaine "Law Firm of the Year" in both Communications Law and Copyright Law.

The firm has received the Law Firm of the Year designation in these and closely related practice areas, such as Entertainment Law and Media Law, each year since the award was launched in 2012.

"From streaming to 5G, the media and communications space continues to be one of the world's most dynamic and innovative," said Davis Wright Tremaine's managing partner, Scott MacCormack. "I'm proud of our team's continued success in helping clients stay ahead and achieve their strategic goals in these fast-moving industries."

Davis Wright is consistently recognized as the leading firm in the country for copyright defense. The team brings decades of experience to bear in protecting clients' most valuable media assets. In the past year, Davis Wright copyright litigators have secured major wins in courtrooms around the country for diverse clients, including Showtime, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Apple TV+, Macmillan Publishing Group, recording artist The Weeknd, and global entertainment producer Endemol Shine UK.

The past 18 months have also highlighted the vital importance of robust online accessand Davis Wright's communications group has played a key role in helping the industry deliver it. The group advises leading broadband, telecom, and video providers on every aspect of their operations. With decades of experience working to shape the regulatory regime under which the industry operates, the team counsels clients operating at the intersection of traditional services and emerging platforms, helping them launch new products, services, and networks. Davis Wright lawyers have been involved in virtually every major telecommunications and cable transaction in the past 50 years, 

Firmwide, Davis Wright Tremaine was extensively recognized by Best Lawyers and U.S. News this year for excellence at the national level and in the major metropolitan markets it serves. The firm achieved a National Tier 1 rating in the following practice areas:

The firm was also noted for regional excellence, achieving Tier 1 recognition in five practice areas in Anchorage; five in Washington, D.C.; seven in Los Angeles; seven in San Francisco; 11 in New York City; 20 in Portland; and 43 in the firm's largest office, Seattle.

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