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Special Counsel Special Counsel
1400 I ST NW, Suite 325 Washington, D.C. 20005
Phone: 202.737.3436 Fax: 202.776.0084
Special Counsel Information Governance
1400 I St. NW, Suite #325 Washington, D.C. 20005
Phone: 202.737.3436 Fax: 202.776.0084
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 Alderson® Court Reporting
1155 Connecticut Avenue Northwest
Suite 200
Washington, D.C. 20036
Phone: 202.289.2260 Toll Free: 800.FOR.DEPO
Fax: 202.289.2221
Special Counsel Concise® Deposition Summary Service
1400 I ST NW
Suite 325
Washington, D.C. 20005
Phone: 202.223.7630 Toll Free: 866.758.0056
Fax: 202.289.2221

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.

Jobs 1-15 of 28
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 07/25
    Position:
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Are you experienced within the field of events coordination? Do you love to logistics?  If so, this temporary to hire opportunity within a global non-profit may be the perfect fit for you! In this role, you would be providing logistical support to coordinate a wide range of meetings,...View Details.
  • Location: Potomac, Maryland
    Date Posted: 07/25
    Position:
    Practice Area: Labor & Employment
    Employment Type: Temp-To-Hire
    One of the most respected law firms in the Washington Metropolitan area is looking for an associate to join its growing, fast-paced practice! This...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 07/21
    Position: Office Services
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Would you like to work for an exciting trade organization in downtown DC? Do you have an interest in healthcare policy work, as well as research? Then...View Details.
  • Location: Rockville, Maryland
    Date Posted: 07/21
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you seeking an opportunity to transition your intellectual property experience into an in-house role? Would you love to shorten your commute? If so, look no further! This global leader in the life sciences technology arena  is looking for a senior-level paralegal to provide...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 07/21
    Position: IP
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Do you thrive in a dynamic work environment? Are you looking to advance your career with one of DC’s premier law firms? Would you like to develop your legal experience in a law firm that values its employees and emphasizes a positive, friendly culture? If so, this direct hire...View Details.
  • Location: Fairfax, Virginia
    Date Posted: 07/20
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Temp-To-Hire
    Are you starting your paralegal career and looking to expand your skill set? Are you interested in all aspects of litigation? Does a law firm in Northern Virginia where you can drive to work for free versus taking the metro sound more appealing?  If so, this junior litigation...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 07/20
    Position: Document Reviewer
    Practice Area: Antitrust
    Employment Type: Contract
     
     
    Special Counsel is staffing a new project! Need DC barred contract attorneys for a 3-4 month project! Please reply as quickly as possible as space is limited. Must be D.C. barred.
     
    Start:  Wednesday, July 27, 2016 ( a few possible rolling starts but...
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  • Location: Bethesda, Maryland
    Date Posted: 07/19
    Position:
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Long Term Temporary
    CORPORATE PARALEGAL JOB IN BETHESDA, MD
     
    Are you someone who is driven and dedicated to their work? Do you wish to advance your career with a well-known and accomplished law firm? If so, this temporary opportunity may be the job you have been waiting for! If you enjoy the...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 07/14
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Tax Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A prestigious tax boutique in Washington, DC is seeking a senior-level tax attorney to join its thriving practice.  To be considered for this opportunity you must have 5-7 years of sophisticated experience with corporate tax, partnership tax, or private equity matters....View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 07/14
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Parker + Lynch is working on an exciting opportunity for a mid-level IP litigation associate to join the IP practice of a top national law firm....View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 07/14
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Are you someone who is driven and dedicated to their work? Do you wish to advance your career with a well-known and accomplished law firm? If so, this temporary opportunity may be the job you have been waiting for!
     
    We have a need for a Franchise Paralegal for the Northern...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 07/13
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: International Law
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Special Counsel is actively seeking a long-term temporary attorney for a top firm in Washington, DC.
     
    Start:  As soon as possible
    Hours: 40 hrs, OT will be available as needed
    Duration: long-term duration
    Pay: To commensurate with experience
    Location:...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 07/13
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Labor & Employment
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a college graduate looking to get a foot in the door within the legal field? Are you someone hoping to gain substantive professional experience? If so, we would love to tell you more about this amazing direct hire opportunity! A top-rated Washington, DC labor and employment law...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 07/12
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    Do you thrive in a busy environment and have a knack for getting things done? Are you flexible and dedicated to whatever task you are handed? If so, this could be the perfect temporary assignment for you! This prestigious international law firm is actively searching for a Legal Executive...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 07/12
    Position: Records
    Practice Area: Library and Records
    Employment Type: Contract To Hire
    Are you a hard-working individual who demonstrates a sincere dedication and commitment to their work? Do you have an interest in records management and either an MLS or experience in NARA scheduling? If so, we would love to talk to you about this Records Assistant position located in...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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