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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: Oakland, California
    Date Posted: 04/16
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Contract To Hire
    Are you a junior legal secretary or a junior paralegal? The ideal candidate we are looking for would have experience in both the corporate and litigation sectors, but if you are highly tech savvy and interested in learning more about both this may be a great opportunity to gain a lot of...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 04/16
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Paralegal
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an experienced paralegal, intimately familiar with the management of both foreign and domestic trademark portfolios? We are looking for a wiz...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 04/16
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Contract
    Are you an experienced legal secretary with a plethora of filing experience (e-filing in district, superior, and appellate courts, and filings under...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 04/12
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    An AmLaw firm in San Francisco seeks an experienced Real Estate Finance Associate Attorney to join their busy practice group. In particular, the firm seeks a candidate with the following qualifications:
     
    • 3+ years’ experience in Real Estate Finance with large peer...
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  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 04/12
    Position: Admin Legal Support
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    Recent College Grads Needed for Legal Jobs!
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  • Location: San Ramon, California
    Date Posted: 04/11
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Contract
    Are you a JD with 2 – 3 years of experience working with a Biotechnology or Pharma company? Are you highly organized, pleasant to work with, and...View Details.
  • Location: Palo Alto, California
    Date Posted: 04/05
    Position:
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A top AmLaw firm in Silicon Valley is seeking a Patent Prosecution Associate to join their expanding IP group. Specifically, the firm is looking for a candidate with the following qualifications:
     
    • 2+ years’ experience drafting and prosecuting...
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  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 04/04
    Position: Administrative
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    Our client, a prominent law firm in San Francisco, has asked Special Counsel to find a Receptionist.
     
    Ideal Candidates will have the...
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  • Location: Portland, Oregon
    Date Posted: 03/30
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Labor & Employment
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Pacific Northwest powerhouse AmLaw firm is looking to add a strong L&E associate to their team in Portland.
     
    You are what they're looking for if you:
     
    • Have 2+ years of law firm experience working on labor and employment matters
    • Have...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 03/29
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Am AmLaw firm in San Francisco seeks a Commercial Litigation Associate to join their well-respected Litigation practice group. The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
     
    • 2+ years’ experience handling Commercial, Business, or Complex Litigation...
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  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 03/29
    Position:
    Practice Area: Environmental Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    An AmLaw firm in San Francisco is seeking an Environmental Associate Attorney to join their growing practice group. In particular, the firm seeks a candidate with the following qualifications:
     
    • 2+ years’ experience handling Environmental, Land Use, and Natural...
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  • Location: Oakland, California
    Date Posted: 03/27
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Labor & Employment
    Employment Type: Contract To Hire
    Special Counsel is looking for an L&E attorney with 3-10 years of experience handling arbitration and investigations. This role leans heavily towards the labor side of practice. We are looking for an individual with superb customer service skills as this role is highly client-facing...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 03/26
    Position:
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is looking for a Corporate Legal Assistant with litigation AND transactional experience. The ideal candidate will have experience with...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 03/26
    Position: Office Services
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Do you have law firm experience in office services, facilities, and hospitality? Are you a wiz when it comes to complex duplicating, binding, faxing, mailing, courier services, and phone coverage? Do you have excellent customer service skills, able to negotiate solutions to problems in a...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 03/26
    Position: Conflicts Services
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Do you have one to three years of conflicts experience, or are you someone with strong administrative skills and extensive litigation experience? Are you someone who excels at opening new matters in Conflicts, Records and Accounting databases, processing and intaking conflicts checks,...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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