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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: 06/21
    Position: Admin Legal Support
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Either Contract or Direct Hire
    A Legal Assistant job is immediately available courtesy of Special Counsel in Chicago.  Qualified candidates must have legal administrative experience in a law firm, including billing and bookkeeping functions.
     
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  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 06/21
    Position:
    Practice Area: Banking and Commercial Finance
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Corporate Paralegal Job is available in Chicago, Illinois courtesy of Special Counsel.
     
    One of our in-house clients is seeking a Corporate Paralegal with 5+ years of experience in corporate governance matters, securities filings, and merger and acquisition transactions....
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  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 06/16
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Parker + Lynch is working with a top client on an amazing opportunity.  This client is a boutique firm with a stellar reputation and is looking to add to their Corporate & Securities practice.
     
    Perks include:
    • Top global institution and Fortune 500...
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  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 06/13
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Labor & Employment
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a labor & employment attorney looking for an opportunity to work in a collaborative work environment and a sophisticated practice? If so, this Labor & Employment Associate Attorney job in Chicago, IL may be the right one for you. This is an outstanding opportunity for you...View Details.
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 06/13
    Position: Admin Legal Support
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    An Administrative Legal Assistant Job is available in Downtown Chicago courtesy of Special Counsel.

    Ideal candidates would have...
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  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 06/13
    Position: Other
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Compliance Manager Job is available in the Western Suburbs of Chicago courtesy of Special Counsel.
     
    The Compliance Manager oversees the Corporate Compliance Program, functioning as an independent and objective body that reviews and evaluates compliance issues/concerns...
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  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 06/09
    Position:
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Parker + Lynch is working with a top client on an amazing opportunity.  This client is an AmLaw 50 firm with a stellar reputation and is looking to add to their corporate practice.
     
    Perks include:
    • Global tech client base
    • Lots of client...
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  • Location: Rosemont, Illinois
    Date Posted: 06/07
    Position: Litigation
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    A long-term temporary Litigation Paralegal job is available with an in-house legal team in Rosemont, IL courtesy of Special Counsel.  Ideal candidates will have a paralegal certificate and approximately 3+ years of experience responding to discovery, managing the processing of...View Details.
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 06/07
    Position: Conflicts Services
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Several Conflicts Attorney and Conflicts Analyst jobs are available courtesy of Special Counsel in Chicago.  Several years of conflicts experience is required.  To be consider for an attorney role, applicants must have a J.D. and be licensed to practice in...View Details.
  • Location: Deerfield, Illinois
    Date Posted: 06/06
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    A Temporary Commercial Litigation Paralegal or Litigation Support Specialist Job is currently available in Deerfield, Illinois courtesy of Special...View Details.
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 06/01
    Position: Non - Traditional
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is looking for Directors of Legal Recruitment to join our Chicago office.
     
    This position focuses on both recruitment for temporary and temporary to hire attorneys, paralegals, and/or other legal professionals as well as recruitment for permanent positions for...
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  • Location: Deerfield, Illinois
    Date Posted: 05/30
    Position:
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Contract
    A Temporary Commercial Real Estate Paralegal job is currently available in Deerfield, Illinois courtesy of Special Counsel. Our corporate client is seeking a Temporary Commercial Real Estate Paralegal with 3-5 years of solid experience for a 3 month assignment. Ideal candidates will have...View Details.
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