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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: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 05/25
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel's Orange County branch has a new position open for a Contract Transactional Attorney! Our client is seeking a skilled candidate to assist with coverage for a six month period. Qualified candidates should have a JD from an ABA accredited law school and a minimum of six...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 05/24
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A national law firm is seeking a commercial litigation associate to join their office of highly qualified legal professionals. The ideal candidate should be confident, dedicated, and possess a strong team mindset. If you value these qualities and have demonstrated abilities in legal...View Details.
  • Location: Newport Beach , California
    Date Posted: 05/24
    Position: Accounting / Finance
    Practice Area: Banking and Commercial Finance
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you currently in the legal field, with at least 5 years of experience in regulatory and compliance law? Special Counsel has a Direct Hire Regulatory Specialist position available that might a great fit for you! Our client is seeking a skilled legal professional, who has ideally worked...View Details.
  • Location: Orange County, California
    Date Posted: 05/21
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
     
    A growing, full-service litigation firm seeks a Business/Commercial Litigation Associate to join their Orange County, CA office.
     
    Highlights of the position:
    • Work on sophisticated matters
    • Gain hands-on experience in all aspects of...
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  • Location: Seattle, Washington
    Date Posted: 05/21
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    Legal Project Manager needed IMMEDIATELY in Seattle for 6 month project! Are you an attorney or Senior Paralegal living in or able to relocate to the Seattle area? Do you have 5+ years of project managerial experience supervising corporate transaction teams in a legal setting? Are you...View Details.
  • Location: Laguna Hills, California
    Date Posted: 05/21
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an experienced Litigation Paralegal seeking a new opportunity? Special Counsel's Orange County office might have the position for you! Our client is a mid-sized regional law firm, who has an open job for a Direct Hire Construction Defect Litigation Paralegal. The firm...View Details.
  • Location: Newport Beach, California
    Date Posted: 05/21
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Either Contract or Direct Hire
    Special Counsel's Orange County office is currently seeking a skilled Litigation Secretary for a Temp to Hire position! Our client, a well-known medium sized law firm, has an immediate need for a secretary to support three of their experienced partners. Two of the partners focus on...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 05/21
    Position: IP
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Do you have IP docketing experience in a law firm? Are you looking to work for a top AmLaw firm? Special Counsel Orange County has the position for...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 05/21
    Position: IP
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel's Orange County office has a new position for a Direct Hire IP Docketing Clerk! Our client is a leading international law firm that is seeking assistance in their Intellectual Property department. Qualified candidates must have strong knowledge of Microsoft Office...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 05/16
    Position:
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract To Hire
    We have a new exciting opportunity for a Temp-to-Hire Project Administrator position! Our client is based in Irvine, CA, but will require travel to San Diego a few days per month. The ideal candidate needs to be a detail-oriented team player who has experience with Project Manager...View Details.
  • Location: Orange County, California
    Date Posted: 05/10
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
     
    A growing, national litigation firm seeks a Litigation Associate to join their Orange County, CA office.
     
    Highlights of the position:
     
    • Hands-on experience in a fast-paced environment
    • Extensive writing opportunities
    • Taking fact...
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  • Location: Costa Mesa, California
    Date Posted: 05/09
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Securities
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Our client is currently seeking a talented corporate and securities associate to join their collaborative and inviting office environment. Qualified candidates should be hard-working and focused, with an attention to detail and place high value on client services. The firm sincerely...View Details.
  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 05/09
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel has a new opportunity for a Direct Hire Litigation Secretary to assist one of our busiest clients in Irvine, CA. We're seeking a candidate with at least five years of high volume litigation experience, preferably in products liability. Medical malpractice or...View Details.
  • Location: Newport Beach , California
    Date Posted: 05/09
    Position:
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is seeking an experienced Business Transactional/M&A Contract Attorney who is available for an ongoing need of a small firm located near Irvine, CA. 8+ years of relevant transactional experience working directly with owners and C-level executives on substantial...View Details.
  • Location: Newport Beach, California
    Date Posted: 05/04
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Our client is looking for a talented and bright litigation associate to join their tight-knit team of fun and energetic attorneys. If you have 3+ years of litigation experience handling business and commercial matters then we would love to talk to you. The firm is a mid-size boutique with...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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