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New York

Working in one of the world’s leading financial services, energy, entertainment, and media centers, Davis Wright Tremaine’s New York attorneys have earned an international reputation for providing a wide range of sophisticated legal services to industry and market leaders.

Our attorneys assist clients across a variety of practice areas, including corporate, intellectual property, labor and employment, financial services, entertainment transactions, media, advertising, tax-exempt organizations, and trust and estates work.

  • Advertising Marketing & Promotions: Our advertising group represents leading advertisers and ad agencies in claims clearance, licensing, talent and agency-client agreements, and a wide range of other marketing-related work.
  • Corporate: Our corporate attorneys provide a broad range of finance and transactional services, including mergers and acquisitions and venture and growth equity financing.
  • Employment, Labor & Benefits: Our employment practice counsels clients on their labor and employment issues and provides litigation services to resolve employment and ERISA disputes should they arise.
  • Energy: Our energy practice encompasses energy regulatory and transactional matters before state utility commissions and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on behalf of a wide range of clients, including utilities, investors, developers, and power marketers.
  • Entertainment: Our entertainment transactions team manages projects for clients in theater, television, film, and other media.
  • Financial Services: Our financial services team advises clients on payment systems, credit cards, and loyalty programs, and counsels clients on a wide range of regulatory and legislative issues in the financial services sector.
  • Intellectual Property: Our intellectual property transactional team provides counseling and management for a variety of well-known clients, ranging from individual artists and creators to media organizations and luxury brands and retailers.
  • Litigation: Our broad litigation experience includes media and entertainment matters, general commercial litigation, and intellectual property disputes.
  • Media & First Amendment: Our media and First Amendment practice focuses on all aspects of media law, including pre-publication and pre-broadcast review, defense against defamation and privacy claims, and matters involving access to public records and proceedings.
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations: Our tax exempt organizations practice provides legal support to nonprofit organizations and their leaders relating to transparency, compliance, good governance, and stewardship and advises these organizations in a wide variety of transactions and disputes.
  • Trusts and Estates: Our attorneys provide trusts and estate services to authors, playwrights, and other creators of IP, as well as family-business owners and other high-net-worth individuals.

We received a top ranking for our Media & Entertainment Litigation practice in the current edition of Chambers USA. In addition, many of the lawyers in our New York office are recognized by Chambers USA for their outstanding work in the areas of intellectual property (trademark and copyright), media and entertainment, First Amendment litigation, advertising, and labor and employment.

Consistent with the firm's commitment to developing and supporting our communities, lawyers in our New York office play significant roles in public service, the arts, and bar associations.

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