The Law Office of Chun T. Wright, PLLC focuses on adventure travel law, intellectual property enforcement, copyright and trademark law, Internet and tech issues, and litigation. The firm represents companies of all sizes, both domestic and international. Clients include adventure tour operators and others in the adventure travel industry, tech companies in the travel and other industries, and creators and innovators. For many clients, the firm serves as outside in-house counsel. The firm is seeking a junior associate to join its practice in Washington, DC.
The associate will 1) research and write about legal issues involving emerging technology, and 2) handle matters in the firm’s core practice areas. The associate will also assist with the firm’s marketing efforts, including writing articles for the firm’s newsletter, blog and social media accounts.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Characteristics
Strong legal research and writing skills, strong academic background, and excellent verbal and interpersonal skills
1-3 years of experience handling one or more of the following types of matters: intellectual property enforcement (copyright and trademark), trademark prosecution and opposition proceedings, licensing agreements, online and technology agreements
Experience advising in one or more of the following areas: contract drafting and negotiation, privacy compliance (including GDPR), AR/VR/MR, entertainment software, risk mitigation, litigation
Interest in emerging technological issues
Self-motivated, ability to work independently and follow direction, results-driven and practical, attention to detail, and commitment to delivering excellent work product
Ability to work remotely with weekly in-person meetings
Firm’s Culture and Values
The firm believes that culture and values are incredibly important. The firm seeks to foster a collegial and rewarding workplace that delivers high quality work product and a personalized client experience. The firm is guided by the following values:
Results and Accountability
Transparency and Integrity
Mastery and Excellence
Sense of urgency
Collaboration and Teamwork
Making a difference
If you are interested in joining the firm, submit your cover letter, resume, and short writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please write “Associate Position” and include the referral/ad source (name of referrer, school posting, law firm website, etc.) in the subject line of your email.
JD from accredited law school
An active member of the District of Columbia Bar in good standing or eligible to become a DC Bar member. A successful candidate who is not a DC bar member must apply for admission within six months of employment.
About Law Office of Chun T. Wright
The Law Office of Chun T. Wright, PLLC is a boutique law firm that is committed to meeting and serving the legal needs of the adventure travel industry.
Established in 1990, the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) today is widely recognized as a vital leadership voice and partner for the adventure travel industry around the world. The membership and trade organization is designed to be a force for the industry and exists to drive thought leadership, industry promotion, and opportunities to network and convene globally to create trade and business health. It currently serves more than 1,000 members in 100 countries worldwide. The constituency is made up of tour operators, tourism boards, specialty agents, and accommodations all sharing a vested interest in the sustainable development of adventure tourism. Through its growing business services division, the ATTA delivers a portfolio of strategic solutions and a robust ecosystem of events around the globe. With specialized expertise in research, events, education, media, and promotion, the ATTA business service division is able to provide valuable solutions to a broad set of partners across many verticals of business.