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135 Main Street, Suite 1040 San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: 415.392.9246 Fax: 415.392.9250
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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: 08/18
    Position: Administrative
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    Our client, a prominent law firm in San Francisco, has asked Special Counsel to find a contract Receptionist.
     
    Ideal Candidates will have the following abilities:
     
    • Organize the office and ensure that the team members have the equipment and supplies...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 08/18
    Position: Executive Assistant
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Do you have strong administrative skills? Have you supported C-level executives and partners in the legal industry? If you answered yes to the above,...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 08/11
    Position: Human Resources
    Practice Area: Labor & Employment
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Interested in joining a thriving and fun legal staffing firm in the heart of the Financial District? Special Counsel is the largest national legal staffing and eDiscovery solution provider in the country and we are growing! We have an immediate need for a Director of Legal Recruitment to...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 08/11
    Position: Accounting / Finance
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract To Hire
    Do you have experience with complex legal billing? Are you more than comfortable distinguishing between various categories of legal services, spotting bills received in error, and working towards initiatives to improve claims management procedures? Are you a math wiz with a masterful...View Details.
  • Location: Burlingame, California
    Date Posted: 08/03
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Trust & Estates
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an experienced paralegal with exemplary people skills and true empathy for your clients? Do you have experience preparing gift tax returns, estate administration, and federal estate tax returns? Are you more than comfortable notarizing documents, reviewing bank statements,...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 08/02
    Position: Litigation
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Contract
    Are you an attorney with experience advising clients in identifying architectural accessibility barriers and recommending steps to be ADA and CA Building Code compliant? Are you a wiz when it comes to drafting motions and internet-related compliance issues, including online reservation...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco , California
    Date Posted: 08/02
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a Real Estate Paralegal who is ready for the next step in your career? A busy San Francisco Financial District law firm has asked Special...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 08/01
    Position: Litigation
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an experienced litigation secretary who is highly knowledgeable regarding federal and state court procedures? Are you a team player who is comfortable taking ownership of billing-related tasks, including check requests and expense reports? Are you a wiz with both e-filing and...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 08/01
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an experienced litigation secretary with a sixth sense for prioritizing, organizing, and delegating your workload? Are you a team player who is comfortable taking ownership of billing-related tasks? Are you a wiz with both e-filing and paper filing in all jurisdictions? If you...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 07/27
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract To Hire
    Are you a licensed California attorney with defense litigation and deposition experience?  Are you more than comfortable with case management? If you answered yes to these questions, we may have the perfect position for you. We are looking for an attorney with :
     
    •...
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  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 07/26
    Position: Admin Legal Support
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    Recent College Grads Needed for Legal Jobs!
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  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 07/26
    Position: Human Resources
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is currently staffing for various contract legal recruiter jobs in San Francisco. You may be the right fit if you have the following background:
    • Prior On Campus Interview (OCI) experience
    • Recruiting attorneys or legal professionals...View Details.
  • Location: Walnut Creek, California
    Date Posted: 07/26
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Contracts Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
     
    Special Counsel is currently seeking a junior transactional attorney for a direct hire in-house position. We are assisting a corporation with a position in their legal department. This may be a great position for you if you have the following...
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  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 07/26
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Environmental Law
    Employment Type: Contract To Hire
    Are you a litigation secretary looking for a new opportunity? Special Counsel is currently staffing a temp-hire position in San Francisco, CA for our law firm client. You may be the right candidate if you have the following experience:
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 07/26
    Position: Litigation
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a litigation Paralegal looking for a new opportunity? Does the hustle and bustle of the Financial District sound like an exciting place to...View Details.
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