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Special Counsel Special Counsel
135 Main Street, Suite 1040 San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: 415.392.9246
Special Counsel TurnKey Legal Center
135 Main Street, Suite 1040 San Francisco, CA 94105

Special Counsel San Francisco

Special Counsel’s San Francisco office works with leading law firms and in-house legal departments to source top attorneys, paralegals, and legal support staff on a permanent and temporary basis.

Our tenured staff has unmatched experience delivering staffing solutions to law firms of all sizes and most of the city’s top corporate legal departments, as well as procuring offsite space to house document reviews. We have a strong reputation for legal expertise and building consultative relationships with legal professionals in our local market and throughout the state. In fact, our Bay Area offices have been recognized as one of the top legal agencies by The Recorder since 2007.

Conveniently located in the heart of the financial district, our San Francisco 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, including technology transactions and regulatory attorneys
  • 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:

  • Asian American Bar Association (AABA)
  • Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom (BALIF)
  • National Asia Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA)
  • Association of Legal Administrators (ALA)
  • International Paralegal Management Association (IPMA)
  • Bay Area Legal Recruitment Association (BALRA)

Recent Legal Job Postings in San Francisco

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  • Location: Palo Alto, California
    Date Posted: 08/21
    Position:
    Practice Area: Entertainment & Sports Law
    Employment Type: Contract To Hire
    Calling all gamers in or near Palo Alto! We are looking for two to four highly professional video game testers. The right candidates will be a pleasure to work with— courteous yet meticulous, highly professional, with great verbal and written communication skills and an...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 08/21
    Position:
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Either Contract or Direct Hire
    Are you a records supervisor with 2+ years of legal experience interested in a new opportunity starting ASAP in downtown San Francisco? Are you a wiz when it comes to file and database maintenance/indexing, applying barcoded labels to all new folders as created, fulfilling firm/client...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 08/20
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A top AmLaw firm is seeking an Intellectual Property Litigation Associate to sit in either San Francisco of Palo Alto. This Associate should have the following qualifications:
     
    • 2+ years' experience litigating Intellectual Property issues including patent,...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 08/17
    Position: Litigation
    Practice Area: Paralegal
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a mid-level paralegal with 2+ years of experience interested in a new direct hire opportunity with an AmLaw 100 firm in the heart of San Francisco? We are looking for a meticulous multi-tasker who works well both independently and as part of a team, with high attention to detail...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 08/17
    Position: Accounting / Finance
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a senior litigation support analyst interested in a new direct hire opportunity in San Francisco? In this role, you will be providing litigation tech support to case teams as well as acting as the intermediary between legal professionals and outside service providers, so a high...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 08/17
    Position: Admin Legal Support
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a highly professional, organized legal secretary interested in a direct hire role in San Francisco? We are looking for a courteous yet...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 08/17
    Position: Litigation
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a highly professional and organized legal assistant with five or more years of litigation experience interested in a direct hire opportunity with an AMLaw100 firm in San Francisco? We are looking for a courteous yet meticulous team player with high attention to detail and strong...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 08/17
    Position: Administrative
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a legal administrative assistant interested in a direct hire opportunity in San Francisco? We are looking for someone who is experienced with data entry, drafting and formatting correspondence and reports, internet research, scheduling, coordinating meetings and travel...View Details.
  • Location: South San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 08/16
    Position: Admin Legal Support
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Contract
    Are you an experienced contracts administrator interested in a new opportunity in South San Francisco? The ideal candidate will have contracts database and management experience and will be able to handle all intake for a busy office professionally and promptly. We are looking for someone...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 08/15
    Position:
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    An AmLaw firm in San Francisco seeks an experienced Patent Prosecution Associate to join their industry-leading IP group. In particular, the firm seeks a candidate with the following credentials:
     
    • Two (2) or more years’ experience of Patent drafting, prosecution,...
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  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 08/15
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an insurance coverage associate looking to join a top national law firm? Are you ready to come on board at a growing firm with a hospitable culture that offers challenging work to associates?
     
    Our client is looking for an Insurance Coverage Associate with at least two...
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  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 08/14
    Position:
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a estate and trust paralegal with 5+ years of experience interested in a direct hire opportunity in San Francisco? We are looking for a meticulous problem-solver with high attention to detail, someone who has in-depth understanding of probate estate administration and fiduciary...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 08/14
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Contract To Hire
    Are you a junior paralegal with amazing organizational skills and an eye for details? Do you feel confident and comfortable with research requests,...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 08/14
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an experienced docketing assistant interested in a new direct hire opportunity in the heart of San Francisco? We are looking for someone with...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 08/14
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a corporate paralegal interested in a direct hire opportunity in San Francisco? We are looking for someone with 3-5 years of drafting and...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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