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

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: Aliso Viejo , California
    Date Posted: 11/14
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Temp-To-Hire
    Are you a mid- to senior-level litigation attorney interested in an exciting temp-to-hire opportunity in Aliso Viejo, CA? You must have construction...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 11/14
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Are you a litigation attorney who is interested in a remote contract opportunity that will need to report to Irvine, CA? If so, Special Counsel has an excellent opportunity for you! You will be responsible for researching and making cohesive legal arguments for the first drafts of briefs....View Details.
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
    Date Posted: 11/12
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Tired of the slow pace of your litigation practice? Looking to move into a role that values the professionalism and urgency that your clients deserve? A growing, full service boutique firm is looking to add a talented, junior- to mid-level associate to its litigation group. If you have...View Details.
  • Location: Costa Mesa , California
    Date Posted: 11/12
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Paralegal
    Employment Type: Either Contract or Direct Hire
    Are you an corporate paralegal with 3 – 5 years of experience interested in a new contract opportunity in Costa Mesa? If so, Special Counsel has an excellent opportunity for you, one that may become temp-to-hire for the right individual! In this role, you will be the main point of...View Details.
  • Location: Orange County , California
    Date Posted: 11/09
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
     
    A top, national law firm seeks a Litigation Associate to join their Orange County, CA office.
     
    Highlights of the position:
     
    • Join a group of experienced attorneys
    • Gain hands-on experience in a fast-paced environment
    • Work on...
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  • Location: Orange County, California
    Date Posted: 11/09
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Banking and Commercial Finance
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
     
    A top, national law firm seeks a Corporate Finance Associate to join their Orange County, CA office.
     
    Highlights of the...
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  • Location: Orange County, California
    Date Posted: 11/09
    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...
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  • Location: Orange County, California
    Date Posted: 11/09
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
     
    A growing, national litigation firm seeks a Defense Litigation Associate to join their Orange County, CA office.
     
    Highlights of the position:
     
    • Hands-on experience in a fast-paced environment
    • Extensive writing...
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  • Location: Orange County, California
    Date Posted: 11/09
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
     
    Are you a real estate finance attorney looking for a new opportunity in Orange County, CA?
     
    Our client, a leading national law...
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  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 10/31
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Labor & Employment
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A top-performing Employment Defense Litigation firm is seeking a talented associate to join its small team of winning attorneys at the top of their field. If you are tired of the BigLaw grind and looking to spread your wings in a small firm environment, or not getting the level of...View Details.
  • Location: West Los Angeles, California
    Date Posted: 10/31
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a mid-level commercial litigation associate interested in a new direct hire opportunity in West Los Angeles? If so, Special Counsel has an excellent opportunity for you! The ideal candidate will have three to four years of commercial litigation experience. We especially would like...View Details.
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
    Date Posted: 10/25
    Position:
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A fast-growing boutique law firm is looking to add an associate to it's already stellar team of corporate attorneys. If you have 3-4+ years of experience, preferably with a large law firm, then this might be the opportunity for you. This firm is seeking candidates with strong,...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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