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1375 East 9th Street, Suite 2440 Cleveland, OH 44114
Phone: 216.622.2100 Fax: 216.622.2110

Special Counsel Cleveland

Since 1993, Special Counsel has become the leading provider of both permanent search and temporary staffing services for law firms and corporate legal departments in Cleveland. Our core strengths are an unwavering commitment to client service and an unmatched candidate retention rate, which help us stand out above our competitors. Together, our staff has over three decades of experience in providing the greater Cleveland legal community with comprehensive legal staffing services, including temporary attorney and paralegal placement, document review staffing, and search and placement of highly specialized subject matter experts.

  • 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
  • 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:

  • Greater Cleveland General Counsel Association
  • Cleveland Association of Legal Administrators (ALA)
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (CMBA)
  • Northeast Ohio Association of Corporate Counsel (NEOACCA)

Recent Legal Job Postings in Cleveland

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  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 10/19
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Immigration
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is currently recruiting Immigration paralegals or attorneys for a 3 month temporary assignment at a downtown law firm.  Business immigration and I-9 compliance/audit experience is necessary.  
     
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  • Location: Columbus, Ohio
    Date Posted: 10/19
    Position: Litigation
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is recruiting for a seasoned Litigation Paralegal (a minimum of 3 years experience) for a Columbus law firm.  This is a full-time opportunity.  Competitive salary and benefits package.
     
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  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 10/17
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a Biglaw senior transactional attorney who craves more work-life balance? Do you wish you could focus on a commitment to your clients instead...View Details.
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 10/17
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Municipal Finance
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a mid-level commercial or public finance associate? Are you looking to make a move to a firm with a national reputation for its client service?...View Details.
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 10/13
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Estate Planning
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is currently recruiting a Temporary, Part-time Administrative Assistant for a downtown law firm.  The hours will be Tuesday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (22.50 hours/week).  This is a 6 month assignment....View Details.
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 10/11
    Position: Executive Assistant
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is currently recruiting for an experienced Executive Assistant to support a busy attorney and his team at a downtown law firm. The Executive Assistant will provide one-on-one support, perfect for someone who enjoys being a true right-arm in the office. Successful...View Details.
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 10/06
    Position:
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a commercial and/or public finance associate attorney who wants more business development opportunities? If so, this position may be a great fit for you.
     
    Parker + Lynch Legal, Special Counsel’s Attorney Search Division, is working with a respected full-service...
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  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 10/06
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is recruiting for a Trademark Administrator/Paralegal for a downtown law firm.  The Trademark Administrator/Paralegal will assist attorneys in the clearance, prosecution, maintenance, and enforcement of U.S. and foreign trademark registrations. Competitive salary and...View Details.
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 10/06
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is recruiting for an Intellectual Property Legal Assistant for a downtown Cleveland law firm.  Competitive salary and benefits package.
     
    Responsibilities
    • Perform complex legal secretarial activities
    • Assist in the preparation and...View Details.
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 10/06
    Position: Conflicts Services
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is now recruiting a Client/Matter Intake Coordinator for a downtown law firm.  This is a newly created position that reports directly to the in-house general counsel.   Competitive salary and benefits...View Details.
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 10/06
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is now recruiting an IP Paralegal for a downtown law firm.  Candidates must have a minimum of 3 years’ Intellectual Property experience.  The firm offers healthcare/dental/vision benefits; 401K (after 1 year of employment), 22 days of PTO plus 12...View Details.
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 10/04
    Position: Accounting / Finance
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is conducting a search for a TEMPORARY Legal Billing Clerk for a downtown law firm.  The position is responsible for ensuring that all aspects of billing are completed timely and accurately. This is a 3 month temporary...View Details.
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 10/04
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is now recruiting a Senior Corporate Paralegal for a global manufacturing company.   The Senior Corporate Paralegal will serve as an integral member of the legal department and provide assistance to attorneys on a broad range of legal matters.  This...View Details.
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 09/26
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Workers Comp
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is now recruiting for a Workers’ Compensation Clerk for a temp-to-hire position with a downtown company. The workers’ Compensation Clerk position is in the Risk Management Department which is part of the legal department.  
     
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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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