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Special Counsel Special Counsel
200 South Michigan Avenue, Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60604 Phone: 312.814.0240 Fax: 312.814.0241
Special Counsel TurnKey Legal Center
17 North State Street, Suite 890
Chicago, IL 60602

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

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  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 12/02
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    There is a Litigation Support/Trial Coordinator Job available courtesy of Special Counsel in Chicago, Illinois. This role requires at least two years of relevant law firm experience. If you are interested in an extremely hands on role at a dynamic and respected firm, please consider this...View Details.
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 12/01
    Position:
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    An IP Docket Specialist Job is currently available in Chicago, Illinois courtesy of Special Counsel. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 year of...View Details.
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 12/01
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Commercial Litigation Paralegal Job is currently available in Chicago, Illinois courtesy of Special Counsel. At least 5 years of litigation...View Details.
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 12/01
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Paralegal
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Commercial Real Estate Paralegal job is currently available in Chicago, Illinois courtesy of Special Counsel. Our law firm client is seeking a Commercial Real Estate Paralegal with 3-5 years of solid experience. Ideal candidates will have prior experience assisting with all aspects of...View Details.
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 12/01
    Position: Conflicts Services
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Conflicts Specialist Job is currently available in Chicago, Illinois courtesy of Special Counsel. If you have a Bachelor’s Degree and at least...View Details.
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 11/30
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Either Contract or Direct Hire
    A Senior Medical Malpractice Paralegal Job is currently available in Chicago, Illinois courtesy of Special Counsel.  Our law firm client located...View Details.
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 11/23
    Position:
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Temporary Legal  Assistant jobs are available courtesy of Special Counsel in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois.     
     
    Positions are located in the North and West suburbs of Chicago.
     
    The ideal candidates will be highly organized, have...
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  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 11/23
    Position:
    Practice Area: Paralegal
    Employment Type: Temp-To-Hire
    Corporate Paralegal job is available in Chicago, Illinois courtesy of Special Counsel.
     
    One of our top law firm clients is seeking a Temp to Hire Corporate Paralegal with 5+ years of experience in corporate governance matters, securities filings, and merger and acquisition...
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  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 11/18
    Position:
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Temporary Legal Administrative Assistant job is available courtesy of Special Counsel in Chicago, Illinois.    The ideal candidates will be highly organized, have excellent communication skills, be efficient, and be able to multi-task with the ability to perform at an...View Details.
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 11/16
    Position:
    Practice Area: Banking and Commercial Finance
    Employment Type: Temporary
    A Temporary Regulatory Compliance Analyst Job is currently available in the northwest suburbs of Chicago courtesy of Special Counsel.  Our corporate client is seeking candidates with 1-3 years of solid experience assisting a Regulatory Affairs team.  Ideal candidates will have...View Details.
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 11/16
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Commercial Temporary (Possible Temp to Hire) Litigation Paralegal job is available for firm in Chicago for hire ASAP.  The primary role of the paralegal is to assist the attorney in performing his or her job in the most cost effective manner.  Paralegals main...View Details.
  • Location: Madison, Wisconsin
    Date Posted: 11/11
    Position:
    Practice Area: Technology
    Employment Type: Contract
    Temporary scanning clerk job is available for a project in Madison, Wisconsin courtesy of Special Counsel.  Ideal candidates should be highly organized and comfortable working with computers and computer storage systems.
     
    Job Responsibilities:
    • Scan various...
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  • Location: Niles, Illinois
    Date Posted: 11/10
    Position: IP
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Contract
    A Part-Time Trademark Paralegal Job is available in Niles, Illinois courtesy of Special Counsel. This role will support the legal team in the areas of trademarks and copyright and will perform trademark clearance and copyright searches. Previous experience conducting searches on the...View Details.
  • Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    Date Posted: 11/09
    Position: Non - Traditional
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is hiring immediately for a Mortgage Compliance Analyst job in Milwaukee! Ideal candidates will have solid BSA and AML experience as well as fraud investigation and internal audit experience. This position is a long-term contract assignment with a corporate client in...View Details.
  • Location: Arlington Heights, Illinois
    Date Posted: 11/09
    Position:
    Practice Area: Estate Planning
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Receptionist Job is currently available in Arlington Heights, Illinois courtesy of Special Counsel.
     
    Receptionist Job Responsibilities:
    • The Receptionist’s primary responsibilities are management of incoming phone calls, greeting of visitors, and...View Details.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
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