Special Counsel Chicago
Since 1998, the experienced Special Counsel staff has been exceeding expectations in Chicago. We are the leading provider of legal contract staffing, document review and direct-hire services to law firms, corporations and government entities in the greater Chicago area. Our temporary placements have ranged from a small group of paralegals assisting with transactional matters, to a team of over 150 attorneys performing document review in preparation for litigation. Our tenured direct-hire staff has developed strong relationships with clients ranging from small, mid-size and large law firms to regional and international corporations, to assist with strategic hires.
Located on Michigan Avenue across from Millennium Park and the Art Institute, our Chicago office offers:
- Contract, contract-to-hire and direct-hire services
- Local-market expertise, coupled with Special Counsel’s national resources
- Knowledgeable, professional, and efficient services
- Staffing and management of on-site and off-site document review teams, discovery and eDiscovery projects
- On-demand access to configurable TurnKey Legal Center document review project space, computers and equipment for your next eDiscovery project—conveniently located on State Street in the heart of the financial district "Loop"
- Our exclusive SightManager® document review management software featuring cutting-edge monitoring and reporting tools that allow you to manage multiple projects securely and efficiently without leaving your office
We have strong alliances with legal professional organizations, such as:
- Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)
- Association of Legal Administrators (ALA)
- Women in eDiscovery (WiE)
- Chicago Association of Litigation Support Managers (CALSM)
- Chicago Bar Association (CBA)
- International Paralegal Management Association (IPMA)
- Illinois Paralegal Association (IPA)
Recent Legal Job Postings in Chicago
Location: Chicago, IllinoisDate Posted: 08/172017-08-17Position: AttorneyPractice Area: Trust & EstatesEmployment Type: Direct HireParker + Lynch is working with a top client on an amazing opportunity. This client is a mid-sized firm looking to add to their Trusts & Estates group.
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• Very friendly culture
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Location: Chicago, IllinoisDate Posted: 08/172017-08-17Position: AttorneyPractice Area: Health CareEmployment Type: Direct HireHEATHCARE ATTORNEY
Parker + Lynch Legal is looking for a healthcare attorney. Are you a health care attorney looking for an opportunity to work for highly regarded global firm? Are you an attorney with more than 2 years of experience in the healthcare industry and...View Details.
Location: Chicago, IllinoisDate Posted: 08/172017-08-17Position: OtherPractice Area: Business LawEmployment Type: Direct HireAn AmLaw 50 firm is looking to add an associate to their corporate transactions group to focus on finance and banking in their Chicago office.
- The firm represents a wide spectrum of clients from global corporations and privately held companies to family owned...
Location: Chicago, IllinoisDate Posted: 08/172017-08-17Position: AttorneyPractice Area: OpenEmployment Type: Direct HireA Conflicts Attorney Job is available in downtown Chicago, Illinois courtesy of Special Counsel. This position will be responsible for identifying, analyzing and resolving potential conflicts of interest related to new firm business and lateral hiring. The Conflicts Attorney will...View Details.
Location: Chicago, IllinoisDate Posted: 08/162017-08-16Position: LibraryPractice Area: Library and RecordsEmployment Type: ContractA temporary Library Research Specialist job is available with an AmLaw firm courtesy of Special Counsel in Chicago. Duties include conducting legal reference and research, providing research support by pulling documents from online sources, conducting references services on practice...View Details.
Location: Chicago, IllinoisDate Posted: 08/162017-08-16Position:Practice Area: LitigationEmployment Type: Contract To HireA Commercial Litigation Paralegal job is available immediately with a boutique litigation firm in the Loop courtesy of Special Counsel in Chicago.
Qualified candidates will have 3-5 years of substantive complex commercial litigation experience, including e-discovery...View Details.
Location: Chicago, IllinoisDate Posted: 08/162017-08-16Position: AttorneyPractice Area: Health CareEmployment Type: Direct HireSpecial Counsel is currently seeking temporary Junior Commercial Litigation Paralegals for several of our clients in downtown Chicago and the western suburbs. The ideal candidate will be great communicator with strong attention to detail and a willingness to learn....View Details.
Location: Warrenville, IllinoisDate Posted: 08/152017-08-15Position: AttorneyPractice Area: Tort LawEmployment Type: ContractA temporary Product Liability Defense Attorney Job is available in-house with our corporate client in Oak Brook, IL courtesy of Special Counsel.
The Product Liability Defense Attorney will be responsible for creating and drafting discovery documents, motions, briefs, and...View Details.
Location: Milwaukee, WisconsinDate Posted: 08/142017-08-14Position: AttorneyPractice Area: Business LawEmployment Type: Direct HireParker + Lynch is working with a top client on an amazing opportunity. This client is a mid-sized Chambers-ranked firm in Milwaukee with a...View Details.
Location: Chicago, IllinoisDate Posted: 08/142017-08-14Position: Litigation SupportPractice Area: Maritime LawEmployment Type: Direct HireSpecial Counsel is actively seeking a full-time Docket Clerk to join a mid-sized firm in downtown Chicago. The ideal candidate will thrive in a competitive team environment, and will be looking for career growth and longevity.
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Location: Lisle, IllinoisDate Posted: 08/102017-08-10Position: ParalegalPractice Area: LitigationEmployment Type: Contract To HireA Litigation Paralegal Job is currently available in Lisle, Illinois courtesy of Special Counsel. Previous experience assisting litigation attorneys is...View Details.
Location: Chicago, IllinoisDate Posted: 08/102017-08-10Position:Practice Area: ImmigrationEmployment Type: ContractThe Chicago office of Special Counsel is seeking a full time Intellectual Property Legal Secretary with a minimum of 2 years of previous IP experience. Experience with patent and trademark infringement, trade secret misappropriation, and commercial dispute cases is required. The...View Details.
Location: Chicago, IllinoisDate Posted: 08/092017-08-09Position: ParalegalPractice Area: ParalegalEmployment Type: TemporaryA Corporate Paralegal job is available via Special Counsel with a fantastic law firm in the western suburbs of Chicago. Ideal candidates will have 1-2 years of transactional law exposure, preferably involving general corporate governance. Paralegal certificate is...View Details.
Location: Chicago, IllinoisDate Posted: 08/082017-08-08Position: AttorneyPractice Area: Business LawEmployment Type: Contract To HireA Corporate Attorney Job is available in Chicago, IL courtesy of Special Counsel.
The Corporate Attorney would plan, direct, and execute the company's risk management and legal operations functions. Ideal candidates would have past experience working as corporate counsel...View Details.
Location: Chicago, IllinoisDate Posted: 08/072017-08-07Position: ParalegalPractice Area: Real PropertyEmployment Type: ContractSpecial Counsel is looking for a temporary Senior Commercial Real Estate Paralegal for a large corporation in the northern suburbs. The team is undergoing a large project, and is looking for someone to start immediately. The successful candidate will be extremely reliable, organized, and...View Details.
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