Around the Firm
From helping minors get green cards to ensuring important constitutional rights are protected, we strive to make a positive difference in the communities where we work and live.
Welcoming John McKay
In addition to his extensive experience spearheading civil and criminal investigations, as well as representing clients in complex commercial litigation while in private practice, McKay brings to the firm a long record of commitment to pro bono work and the cause of civil legal assistance.
Donation of Unused Prescription Drugs to the Underinsured Now Allowed in Washington State, Thanks in Part to First-Year DWT Associate
First-year DWT associate Bradley Tubbs, working pro bono, has helped draft and pass a new Washington state law that allows people with unused prescription drugs to donate them to the underinsured.
City of San Francisco Ordered to Address Long-Neglected Tree Canopy
Following five-plus years of litigation on behalf of the San Francisco Urban Forest Coalition, and over 1,500 hours of pro bono work by DWT lawyers, the city of San Francisco has been ordered to more consistently enforce its widely flouted laws designed to promote the urban forest.
DWT Helps Ensure Preservation and Public Access to Cultural Treasure on Vashon Island
DWT’S Chuck Maduell, partner in the Bellevue office, was part of a team of attorneys and activists who successfully restored a cultural treasure located on Puget Sound’s Vashon Island to responsible caretakers.
DWT Helping Defeat Kazakh Government Campaign to Silence Opposition via U.S. Courts
As co-counsel with the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), DWT has been working for the past two years on behalf of a media company that is being targeted in U.S. courts by the government of Kazakhstan.
Author of Book About Mine Explosion Defeats Coal Company Subpoena of Her Notes
In December 2015, our team won a decision from a magistrate judge in California denying the mine company’s motion to compel, on reporter’s privilege grounds.
Davis Wright Tremaine Pursuing Public Records on Behalf of Human Rights Organizations, Investigative Reporters, Civil Liberties Advocates, and More
Davis Wright Tremaine is widely recognized as a national leader in fighting for access to public documents and information. We do this work for some of the country’s top media companies as well as on behalf of many important organizations and individuals who need pro bono assistance.
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