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1400 I ST NW, Suite 325 Washington, D.C. 20005
Phone: 202.737.3436
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1400 I St. NW, Suite #325 Washington, D.C. 20005
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Special Counsel TurnKey Legal Center
1120 Connecticut Avenue Northwest
Suite 350
Washington, D.C. 20036
Special Counsel TurnKey Legal Center
1776 I Street NW, Suite 575 Washington, D.C. 20006
Special Counsel TurnKey Legal Center
1400 I ST NW, Suite 325 Washington, D.C. 20005
Special Counsel AldersonĀ® Court Reporting
2020 K St NW
Suite 700
Washington, D.C. 20006
Phone: 202.289.2260 Toll Free: 800.FOR.DEPO
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1400 I ST NW
Suite 325
Washington, D.C. 20005
Phone: 202.223.7630 Toll Free: 866.758.0056

Special Counsel Washington, D.C.

Since 1987, the Washington, D.C. branch of Special Counsel has been a pillar of strength in the local legal market. We consistently rank as the market’s leading provider of temporary staffing, temporary-to-hire placement, and direct-hire search and placement of attorneys and paralegals, with clients ranging from Am Law Top 25 firms, to mid-size boutiques and solo practitioners, to Fortune 100 corporations and government agencies. Our effective recruiting and placement methods have earned us an unmatched reputation for successful project management.

In addition to being the leading temporary legal staffing agency in the nation’s capital, we are known as the "go-to" source for niche, complex opportunities, placing highly skilled legal professionals on long-term projects or in permanent positions.

Conveniently located in the famed "K Street Corridor" in the hub of the west-end business district, our Washington, D.C. 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 antitrust and intellectual property
  • Custom solutions in workload management in a wide range of practice areas, including anti-trust second requests, IP litigation, FCPA investigations, and regulatory and compliance matters
  • Staffing and management of on-site and off-site document review teams, discovery and eDiscovery projects
  • On-demand access to three configurable TurnKey Legal Centers, specifically designed to provide 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:

  • The District of Columbia Bar (DCBAR)
  • National Capital Area Paralegal Association (NCAPA)
  • International Paralegal Management Association (IPMA)
  • Women in E-Discovery (WiE)
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA)
  • National Women’s Law Center (NWLC)

Recent Legal Job Postings in Washington, D.C.

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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 11/14
    Position:
    Practice Area: Banking and Commercial Finance
    Employment Type: Contract
    Would you like to work for one of the top corporations in the Banking & Financial Services industry? If so, Special Counsel has an excellent opportunity for you. As the Banking & Finance Attorney, you would have many responsibilities including:
     
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 11/13
    Position: Management
    Practice Area: Technology
    Employment Type: Either Contract or Direct Hire
    Cyber Security Manager                
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 11/13
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Due Diligence Staff Attorney                
    Location: Washington, DC...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 11/13
    Position: Management
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Professional Development and Diversity Manager                
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 11/13
    Position: Administrative Assistant
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Client Development Coordinator                
    Location: Washington, DC      
    Date Posted: November 13, 2018
    Employment Type: Full-Time, Direct Hire...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 11/13
    Position: Library
    Practice Area: Library and Records
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Research and Reference Specialist               
    Location: Washington, DC...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 11/13
    Position: Non - Traditional
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Meeting and Event Planner and Conference Supervisor              
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 11/09
    Position: IP
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Special Counsel is working with an IP firm in need of a Docketing Specialist. Flexibility to work overtime is a must. The chosen candidate will be offered great benefits and a competitive salary.
     
    Responsibilities will include:
    • Docket incoming client and USPTO...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 11/09
    Position: Administrative Assistant
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Temporary
    A Washington, DC law firm is seeking qualified individuals for an Temporary Administrative Assistant job within their office. This is an exciting opportunity to get your foot in the door and work directly under some of the best-known attorneys in the industry!...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 11/08
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    This is a call to all the foreign filing patent experts in Washington, D.C.! Could you be the right candidate for this Am Law top 50 firm? A prestigious operation is seeking an experienced international patent specialist, who can provide support to the patent practitioners in filling and...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 11/07
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: International Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a seasoned Legal Secretary who is fluent in Spanish? Are you interested in using your language skills while earning a higher salary? The Washington DC office of a successful international law firm is looking for someone just like you to support some of the most respected and...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 11/07
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an experienced legal secretary who wants to work with a prestigious law firm? Do you have flexibility with your schedule to accommodate non-traditional hours? An Am Law top 50 firm is seeking a practice assistant for their Washington, DC office. The ideal candidate will have a...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 11/07
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an experienced Legal Secretary looking for a move into a prestigious law firm? An Am Law top 50 firm is seeking an Executive Legal Secretary for their DC office. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of legal administrative support experience and will have the ability...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 11/06
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Tax Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    One of Parker + Lynch Legal's top clients is looking to bring on a Tax Attorney for their booming practice. This is a great opportunity to do sophisticated work in a mid-sized firm with great long term growth potential.
     
    Tax...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 11/06
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    One of Parker + Lynch Legal's top clients is looking to bring on two Family Law  Attorneys for their booming practice. This is a great opportunity to do sophisticated work in a mid-sized firm with great long term growth potential.
     
    Junior Family Law...
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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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