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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: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 06/20
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Labor & Employment
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Labor and Employment Attorney
     
    Are you an experienced Labor and Employment attorney looking to increase your counseling experience? If so, this Labor & Employment Associate Attorney opportunity with the ability to work in Palo Alto or San Francisco may be perfect for you!...
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  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 06/20
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a litigation paralegal with 3+ years of experience interested in a direct hire opportunity in the heart of San Francisco? We are looking for a meticulous problem-solver with high attention to detail, and someone who has in-depth knowledge of legal procedures and terminology. Are...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 06/20
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a highly professional, organized, experienced legal secretary interested in a direct hire opportunity in the heart of San Francisco? We are looking for a courteous yet meticulous team player with high attention to detail and strong interpersonal skills. Are you experienced with...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 06/20
    Position:
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an experienced office coordinator interested in a direct hire opportunity in the heart of San Francisco? We are looking for an organized, meticulous team player with high attention to detail and a no-task-too-small attitude. Are you experienced with MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint,...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 06/20
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Either Contract or Direct Hire
    Are you an experienced legal secretary or administrative assistant interested in a new opportunity in the Bay Area? Special Counsel is staffing both...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 06/20
    Position:
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    Are you a recent college graduate (with some legal experience) that’s interested in exploring positions in the legal field? Considering going to law school or graduate school but would like some hands on experience working in a law firm or corporate legal department? If you answered...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 06/20
    Position: Admin Legal Support
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a legal administrative assistant with 1-3 years of previous law firm experience? We are looking for someone who is comfortable with data entry,...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 06/20
    Position: Records
    Practice Area: Library and Records
    Employment Type: Contract
    Are you an experienced archivist who knows their way around digital asset management (DAM) systems?  Are you a wiz with both heritage assets and...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 06/14
    Position:
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a corporate paralegal with experience in one or more of the following areas: M&A, private equity, debt finance, asset-backed securitization, fund formation, investment management and/or venture capital? The ideal candidate we are looking for would have experience with Form...View Details.
  • Location: Seattle, Washington
    Date Posted: 06/14
    Position:
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A top AmLaw firm in Seattle is seeking an experienced Intellectual Property Litigation Associate to join their busy practice group. In particular, the firm seeks a candidate with the following credentials:
     
    • 3+ years’ experience handling Intellectual Property...
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  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 06/13
    Position: Litigation
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    Are you an experienced paralegal who is extremely comfortable using Relativity and Google Docs? The right candidate will have experience with drafting legal documents, document review, trial preparation, e-filing and physical filing of legal documents, and legal research. We are looking...View Details.
  • Location: Walnut Creek, California
    Date Posted: 06/12
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an experienced paralegal, intimately familiar with case management from beginning to end and able to manage multiple cases simultaneously? We...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 06/11
    Position: Conflicts Services
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Contract
    Are you a conflicts analyst with 1-2 years of experience interested in a contract role opportunity? Are you someone who excels at opening new matters in Conflicts, Records and Accounting databases, processing / intaking conflicts checks, advising parties on all potential conflicts of...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 06/08
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is looking for a foreign filing specialist to work in an AmLaw 100 law firm. This is a great opportunity for someone experienced with foreign filing/coordination with foreign associates and foreign docketing. Are you a wiz when it comes to PCT and direct national...View Details.
  • Location: Palo Alto, California
    Date Posted: 06/07
    Position:
    Practice Area: Paralegal
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an experienced litigation paralegal with the desire to design and implement effective processes yourself? We are looking for a meticulous, ambitious problem-solver, someone who is creative and has in-depth knowledge of legal procedures and terminology. Are you a wiz when it comes...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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