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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.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 05/232017-05-23Position: AttorneyPractice Area: Labor & EmploymentEmployment Type: Direct HireA top AmLaw firm and good client of Parker + Lynch is searching for a traditional Labor Relations Associate to join its growing Labor Relations practice team in D.C. Consideration requires 3 to 6 years of traditional labor relations law experience at a law firm. This is...View Details.
Location: McLean, VirginiaDate Posted: 05/232017-05-23Position: AttorneyPractice Area: Intellectual PropertyEmployment Type: Direct HireAre you a patent agent looking to join an AMLaw Firm that will pay you to go law school? How would you like a generous bonus program, sophisticated work (including patentability opinions and IPR's), and extensive client contact? Wouldn't it be nice to be given associate-level...View Details.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 05/222017-05-22Position: ParalegalPractice Area: International LawEmployment Type: Direct HireAre you someone with experience in programming and excel? DO you enjoy working with data and numbers? Are you looking for a way into the exciting field...View Details.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 05/222017-05-22Position: AttorneyPractice Area: Health CareEmployment Type: Direct HireAre you a partner, principal, or shareholder looking to take your healthcare, food and drug, or privacy practice to a law firm with a collegial, collaborative environment and business development support? A well established, debt-free AMLaw 200 firm with a typical employee tenure of...View Details.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 05/222017-05-22Position: AttorneyPractice Area: Business LawEmployment Type: Direct HireOne of Parker + Lynch Legal's most prestigious clients, a top AmLaw firm, is looking for associate(s) to join their Corporate Group in Washington, DC. This is a growing group that is Vault ranked for work environment, substantive work and the opportunity to make...View Details.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 05/222017-05-22Position: Conflicts ServicesPractice Area: OpenEmployment Type: Temp-To-HireAre you a tech-savvy Entry-Level candidate interested in learning the inner workings of a law firm? Do you enjoy learning new technical skills and applying them to solve problems? If you said yes to either, this position may be the perfect match for you! An international Am Law 100 firm...View Details.
Location: Arlington, VirginiaDate Posted: 05/222017-05-22Position: AttorneyPractice Area: TelecommunicationsEmployment Type: Direct HireWould you like to work at a prestigious boutique firm in the Washington, DC metro area with an international presence?? This is a chance to join a team...View Details.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 05/222017-05-22Position: Administrative AssistantPractice Area: Administrative AsstEmployment Type: Temp-To-HireAre you a diligent worker who enjoys being part of a team? Do you tend to say “yes” to additional responsibilities? If so, this opportunity might be right for you! A national law firm in downtown Washington, DC is seeking a Temporary Legal Administrative Assistant to add to...View Details.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 05/202017-05-20Position: Conflicts ServicesPractice Area: Administrative AsstEmployment Type: TemporaryAre you a proactive problem-solver who wants to put your skills to use in one of the city’s most exciting law firms? Start your post-graduate career in a...View Details.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 05/202017-05-20Position: Human ResourcesPractice Area: Litigation – CivilEmployment Type: TemporaryAn Attorney Recruiter Job is available courtesy of Special Counsel. Our client, an international law firm has a need for a Legal Recruiter in their Washington D.C. office. To be considered for this position, you must have law firm recruiting experience. This is a...View Details.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 05/202017-05-20Position: ParalegalPractice Area: Banking and Commercial FinanceEmployment Type: TemporaryA Corporate Paralegal Job is available courtesy of Special Counsel. This is a temporary position in the Washington D.C. office of an AM Law firm. To be considered for this position, you must have three years of law firm experience. This client is looking to hire...View Details.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 05/202017-05-20Position: ParalegalPractice Area: Contracts LawEmployment Type: Temp-To-HireAre you a junior to mid-level paralegal looking for a change? Do you have experience reviewing and drafting contracts? Does the thought of joining a non-profit organization excite you? If so, this paralegal opportunity may be a great fit for you! Special Counsel is seeking candidates who...View Details.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 05/202017-05-20Position: LitigationPractice Area: LitigationEmployment Type: Direct HireAre you an experienced Business Development Manager? Are you ready to take the next step in your career? If so, this position with an Am Law firm in DC might be for you! This firm has an opening for a Manager in the Business Development department, focusing on the Litigation division...View Details.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 05/202017-05-20Position: ParalegalPractice Area: ParalegalEmployment Type: Direct HireExciting Paralegal Manager Job in Washington, DC
Are you an experienced Paralegal Manager looking to take your career to the next level in an incredible firm? As the firm's Paralegal Manager, you will be responsible for the hiring, orientation, and training of...View Details.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 05/192017-05-19Position: ParalegalPractice Area: LitigationEmployment Type: Direct HireAre you looking to advance your paralegal career at one of DC’s top law firms? Do you have extensive trial experience and enjoy seeing a case from start to finish? If so, then this Senior Litigation Paralegal position with a prestigious firm might be for you! Conveniently located in...View Details.
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