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Special Counsel Special Counsel
2302 Martin, Suite 150 Irvine, CA 92612
Phone: 949.955.3114 Fax: 949.955.3609

Special Counsel Orange County

Since 1987, the Orange County office of Special Counsel has developed an unmatched reputation for placing experienced attorneys and paralegals in long-term contract positions, particularly with corporate legal departments. We provide attorney and paralegal search, as well as legal project staffing and document review services.

Our recruiting staff has worked with clients of all sizes – from solo practitioners to midsize and large law firms – as well as Fortune 500 corporations and government entities. On average, our staff has been with Special Counsel in the Orange County market for 10 years and in the industry for more than 15 years.

Conveniently located near John Wayne Airport, our Orange County 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 for mortgage litigation, securities, financial institutions, real estate, IP, civil litigation, and more
  • 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:

  • Orange County Bar Association (OCBA)
  • Orange County Paralegal Association (OCPA)
  • Association of Legal Administrators (ALA)
  • Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)

Recent Legal Job Postings in Orange County

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  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 06/26
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Would you like to work for a national law firm with a thriving IP practice?  If so, this Patent Attorney job in Irvine, CA may be the right fit for you.  This is an exceptional opportunity to join a custom built team of attorneys at one of the nation’s leading law...View Details.
  • Location: Costa Mesa, California
    Date Posted: 06/26
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a commercial real estate attorney who is excited about business development and is looking to work on matters with clients across the county? If so, this real estate attorney job in thriving Orange County, CA may be the right one for you. Our client hires and retains top talent...View Details.
  • Location: New York, New York
    Date Posted: 06/23
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel has an immediate need for a Junior Derivatives/ISDA lawyer to join a top global bank in Downtown NYC.
     
    Start date: Immediately
    Length of project: 1-3 months or longer
    Location: NYC...
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  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 06/23
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Contracts Law
    Employment Type: Contract
    Are you a California-barred attorney looking for a contract position? Do you have experience with vendor contracts, marketing reviews and agreements?...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 06/22
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
     
    Special counsel has a unique REMOTE opportunity for a legal professional with a strong background in leasing and commercial real estate.
     
    Role: Commercial Lease Specialist
    Location: Remote (any US state)
    Start date: Immediately
    Length of project: 3+ months...
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  • Location: Los Angeles, California
    Date Posted: 06/21
    Position: Admin Legal Support
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    Multiple openings for Junior Legal Professionals available through Special Counsel! Are you a college grad or Junior Paralegal looking to gain experience with a top global firm? This may be the opportunity for you. We have an immediate need for two legal assistants to assist on a long...View Details.
  • Location: Newport Beach, California
    Date Posted: 06/16
    Position:
    Practice Area: Estate Planning
    Employment Type: Contract
    Are you currently looking for part-time work? If you're available for two or three days a week, for the next four weeks, we might have the perfect opportunity for you! Special Counsel's Irvine, CA office is currently looking for a dedicated individual to work as a scanning clerk....View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 06/14
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel’s Irvine, CA now has available a unique long-term contract position that is perfect for anyone with one to two years of real...View Details.
  • Location: Eagan, Minnesota
    Date Posted: 06/13
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel has a long term contract opportunity for a Privacy Attorney in Eagan, Minnesota!
     
    Role: Privacy Counsel
    Length of project: 10 months or longer
    Location: Eagan, Minnesota (Onsite - attendance is needed at least 3 days per...
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  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 06/13
    Position:
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract To Hire
    Special Counsel's Orange County office is currently looking for skilled docketing clerks to work on a part-time basis. If you have experience with Intellectual Property docketing, you would be working roughly 10 hours a week. More hours are available if you have Accounts Receivable...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 06/13
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Would you like to work with a prestigious AmLaw firm that is nationally recognized for its sophisticated corporate practice?  If so, this Corporate Attorney job in Irvine, CA may be the right fit for you.  You would work with a team of tenured partners and associates.  In...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 06/12
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Would you like to work with an elite AmLaw firm that is renowned for its prestigious Mergers & Acquisitions practice?  If so, this Mergers & Acquisitions Attorney job in Orange County, CA may be the right fit for you.  You would work with a team of experienced partners...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 06/12
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Would you like to work for a national, mid-size civil litigation law firm with a busy and expanding Orange County, CA office? Would you like to work on high-stakes trials and travel throughout the nation? If so, this Junior Litigation Associate Attorney opportunity may be the right fit...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 06/09
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel's Orange County office is currently looking for an associate-level attorney to join a stellar litigation team! Our client, a...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 06/09
    Position:
    Practice Area: Immigration
    Employment Type: Contract
    Are you an experienced Paralegal looking for immediate work? Special Counsel’s Irvine, CA office has an opening available right now that could be the perfect fit! This is an excellent opportunity for anyone looking to either gain or broaden their experience in the immigration field....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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