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1400 I ST NW, Suite 325 Washington, D.C. 20005
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1120 Connecticut Avenue Northwest
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Washington, D.C. 20036
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1776 I Street NW, Suite 575 Washington, D.C. 20006
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1400 I ST NW, Suite 325 Washington, D.C. 20005
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2020 K St NW
Suite 700
Washington, D.C. 20006
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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: 05/23
    Position: Marketing
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Temporary
    A top international law firm is seeking qualified candidates for a Temporary Public Relations or Marketing Communications Specialist position. The individual in this role will provide daily support initiating and managing activities of the firm’s business development, marketing, and...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 05/22
    Position:
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Would you like to work for a nationally recognized leader in legal recruiting? Special Counsel is looking to add another legal recruiter to our DC...View Details.
  • Location: McLean, Virginia
    Date Posted: 05/17
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Contracts Law
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Paralegal needed for In-House opportunity.  A company in McLean, VA has a need for a corporate paralegal to work on a temporary basis.  The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated person who takes initiative and is resourceful. This is anticipated to last 4...View Details.
  • Location: Reston, Virginia
    Date Posted: 05/17
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Temporary
    We are looking for a Paralegal to work at a boutique law firm in Reston, VA and want to see if you are available and interested.  This is a temporary position.  
     
    Start:  May 2018
    Duration:  anticipated to last 8 weeks
    Pay:  $20/hr
    Location:...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 05/16
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Parker + Lynch is currently looking for an insurance coverage associate in D.C.  Our client is looking for an attorney with 2-4 years’ experience in complex commercial insurance coverage.  
     
    This rapidly growing firm handles large and complex coverage,...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 05/15
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Banking and Commercial Finance
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A top 20 AmLaw firm I've helped two associates get offers at this month has asked me to place even more associates ASAP in their Bank Regulatory and FinTech group. This position includes:         
     
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 05/14
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A prominent international law firm is seeking talented candidates to fill the role of trademark paralegal within their Washington, DC office. The...View Details.
  • Location: McLean, Virginia
    Date Posted: 05/11
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Parker + Lynch is looking for a construction associate with 4-6 years’ experience practicing construction law for a successful Construction Practice Group in Tysons Corner, VA.
     
    • Current Virginia Bar license, or ability to immediately waive in, is...
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  • Location: Rockville, Maryland
    Date Posted: 05/09
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Tax Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Maryland based law firm is seeking a qualified legal secretary to join their growing team. If you are looking for a shorter commute than this might be the position for you.
     
    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Assisting attorneys to balance the team’s workload and ensure...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 05/09
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Labor & Employment
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Excellent Legal Secretary Job with top DC Firm!
     
    Do you have a background in legal support? Do you thrive in an environment that allows you to work with a variety of individuals and cases? This may be the position for you! One of DC’s most prominent law firms is seeking...
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  • Location: Washington , District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 05/09
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Parker + Lynch Legal is working with a top-rated firm in DC to bring on a mid-level Litigation Associate with a background in the financial services sector.
     
    Ideal candidates will have:
    • 3+ years of experience
    • Top academic credentials
    • Experience in...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 05/08
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Special Counsel has an immediate need for a corporate attorney to work in-house within the specialty field of banking/financial services.  This is a temporary position.  In this role you will support the General Counsel in their Washington, D.C. office.
     
    This is a...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 05/08
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Health Care
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Parker + Lynch is working with a top-rated Healthcare Boutique in DC to bring on a mid-level regulatory associate attorney with a background in regulatory healthcare matters.
     
    Ideal candidates will have:
     
  • Location: Bethesda, Maryland
    Date Posted: 05/07
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Paralegal
    Employment Type: Temporary
    A Real Estate Investment Management Firm in Bethesda, MD is seeking a RFP Specialist to work on a temporary basis.  Someone with a high level of experience managing the RFP process, must maintain high confidentiality, and have superior attention to detail.  Experience with RFPs...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 05/04
    Position: Technical Support
    Practice Area: Technology
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is seeking an experienced Forensic Consultant in Washington, DC. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who has independently conducted simple and complex onsite and remote data collections. This position also regularly interfaces with clients, provides support...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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