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Special Counsel Special Counsel
200 South Michigan Avenue, Suite 700 Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: 312.814.0240
Special Counsel TurnKey Legal Center
180 N Michigan Ave, Suite 800 Chicago, IL 60601

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: Itasca, Illinois
    Date Posted: 10/18
    Position:
    Practice Area: Contracts Law
    Employment Type: Temp-To-Hire
    Special Counsel is currently seeking a Contracts Attorney for one of our clients in Itasca, IL. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years working with contracts, and be a self-starter who has the ability to work independently.
     
    They will also have experience drafting,...
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  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 10/17
    Position:
    Practice Area: Business Law
    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...
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  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 10/17
    Position:
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Temp-To-Hire
    Special Counsel is currently looking for a temporary copyright attorney for one of our large clients located in the Chicago.
     
    Ideal...
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  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 10/16
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is currently seeking an experienced Litigation Paralegal to join one of our mid-sized boutique clients in the loop. Must have a minimum...View Details.
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 10/16
    Position:
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is currently seeking a Legal and Compliance Analyst to join one of our corporate clients in downtown Chicago. The ideal candidate will have at least one year of compliance and regulatory experience. Candidates will be responsible for regulatory compliance and AML duties,...View Details.
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 10/11
    Position:
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Corporate Healthcare Paralegal job is available courtesy of Special Counsel with a large firm in downtown Chicago.  
     
    Job responsibilities include:
     
    • Assist with drafting signature pages, certificates, documents, instruments, and other...View Details.
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 10/11
    Position:
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Corporate Finance Paralegal job is available courtesy of Special Counsel with a large firm in downtown Chicago.  
     
    Job responsibilities include:
     
    • Assist with drafting signature pages, certificates, documents, instruments, and other agreements...View Details.
  • Location: Aurora, Illinois
    Date Posted: 10/11
    Position:
    Practice Area: Health Care
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is currently seeking a full-time HIPPA Analyst for one of our in-house clients in Aurora, IL. The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of experience researching, analyzing, and interpreting HIPPA regulations and laws. Experience working with HIPPA-related contracts and...View Details.
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 10/10
    Position:
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    An Executive Legal  Assistant job is available courtesy of Special Counsel.  This role is with a great law firm located in downtown Chicago...View Details.
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 10/10
    Position:
    Practice Area: Contracts Law
    Employment Type: Temp-To-Hire
    Special Counsel is currently seeking a Contracts Attorney for one of our mid-sized clients in downtown Chicago. The ideal candidate will have at least...View Details.
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 10/10
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Paralegal
    Employment Type: Temp-To-Hire
    Currently seeking an experienced Litigation Paralegal to work within our Litigation Department practice group.
     
    Job Duties & Responsibilities:
    • Processing incoming cases and setting up new matters in the case management system (document review...View Details.
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 10/09
    Position:
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an experienced data breach litigation attorney that also enjoys the compliance side of data breach? Our client, a Chambers-ranked firm, is seeking an associate to join its growing practice group.  
     
    You may be the perfect fit for this role if you...
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  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 10/09
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Estate Planning
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Trusts and Estates Attorney job in Chicago, Illinois is currently available with a top Chicago firm with a growing trusts and estates group, courtesy of Parker+Lynch Legal.
     
    To be considered for this opportunity, you must have at least three years of public trusts and...
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  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 10/09
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    An IP Litigation Attorney job is currently available with a top AmLaw firm in Chicago, IL, courtesy of Parker+Lynch Legal.
     
    To be considered for this opportunity, you must have at least three years’ of IP litigation law firm experience. This position requires a high...
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  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 10/09
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Corporate Attorney job in Chicago, Illinois is currently available with a top Chicago firm with a growing corporate practice, courtesy of Parker+Lynch Legal.
     
    To be considered for this opportunity, you must have at least three years of corporate law firm experience. If you...
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