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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: 01/19
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Paralegal
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A full-time Commercial Real Estate Paralegal Job at a top boutique law firm in Chicago, Illinois is available courtesy of Special Counsel.  This is an amazing opportunity at an extremely well-regarded firm in the loop.  Ideal candidates will have commercial real estate (i.e....View Details.
  • Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    Date Posted: 01/19
    Position:
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Contract
    Several part-time Law Library Jobs at a well-regarded law firm in Milwaukee, Wisconsin are available courtesy of Special Counsel.  Qualified candidates should have experience in a law library, or be currently enrolled in an MLS program  These are part-time jobs, and perfect...View Details.
  • Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    Date Posted: 01/12
    Position:
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Temporary
    One of our top law firm clients in downtown Milwaukee is seeking a Temporary Legal Administrative Assistant with 3-5 years of solid experience.  Ideal candidates will have prior experience assisting attorneys as well as experience supporting firm operations including processing...View Details.
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 01/06
    Position:
    Practice Area: Labor & Employment
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A full-time Labor & Employment legal assistant job is available at a boutique law firm in downtown Chicago, Illinois courtesy of Special Counsel. Qualified applicants should possess 3+ years of experience assisting attorneys in a labor and employment-focused litigation practice,...View Details.
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 01/05
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Either Contract or Direct Hire
    One of our top law firm clients in downtown Chicago is seeking a Temporary Commercial Litigation Attorney with 3-5 years of solid experience.  Ideal candidates will have prior experience taking and defending depositions, interviewing witnesses, and drafting complex motions....View Details.
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 12/30
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
     
    Immediate Document Review Job Chicago, IL
     
    A Temporary Document Review Attorney job is available right now courtesy of Special...
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  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 12/28
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Would you like to work with a regional law firm that is nationally recognized for its sophisticated litigation practice?  If so, this Commercial Litigation Attorney job in Chicago, IL may be the right fit for you.  You would work with a team of tenured partners and associates in...View Details.
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 12/28
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Labor & Employment
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Would you like to work with a regional law firm that is nationally recognized for its sophisticated employment law practice?  If so, this Labor & Employment Attorney job in Chicago, IL may be the right fit for you.  You would work with a team of tenured partners and...View Details.
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 12/28
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Health Care
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Would you like to work with a boutique law firm that is nationally recognized for its sophisticated healthcare practice?  If so, this Healthcare Attorney job in Chicago, IL may be the right fit for you.  You would work with a team of tenured partners and associates on healthcare...View Details.
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 12/28
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Patent Prosecution Attorney Job in Chicago, IL
     
    Would you like to work with a boutique law firm that is nationally recognized for its sophisticated patent practice?  If so, this Patent Prosecution Attorney job in Chicago, IL may be the right fit for you.  You would...
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  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 12/28
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Real Estate Attorney Job in Chicago, IL
     
    Would you like to work with a national law firm that is recognized for its sophisticated commercial real estate practice?  If so, this Real Estate Attorney job in Chicago, IL may be the right fit for you.  You would work with...
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  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 12/28
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Corporate Attorney Job in Chicago, IL
     
    Would you like to work with a regional law firm that is nationally recognized for its sophisticated corporate practice?  If so, this Corporate Attorney job in Chicago, IL may be the right fit for you.  You would work with a team...
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