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1400 I ST NW, Suite 325 Washington, D.C. 20005
Phone: 202.737.3436 Fax: 202.776.0084
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1400 I St. NW, Suite #325 Washington, D.C. 20005
Phone: 202.737.3436 Fax: 202.776.0084
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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
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1155 Connecticut Avenue Northwest
Suite 200
Washington, D.C. 20036
Phone: 202.289.2260 Toll Free: 800.FOR.DEPO
Fax: 202.289.2221
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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 63
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 08/24
    Position: Executive Assistant
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A major DC law firm is looking to hire a top-notch Executive Assistant to support one of their Litigation partners. The position would give the successful candidate the opportunity to work one-on-one with a major DC rainmaker who has been named one of Ethisphere’s “Attorneys...View Details.
  • Location: Arlington, Virginia
    Date Posted: 08/24
    Position:
    Practice Area: Tax Law
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Special Counsel is working with a Client in need of several JD candidates with stellar writing skills who have an interest in tax law to work in-house as a state tax legal editor.
     
     
    Position Type: Temporary State Tax Legal Editor
    Hours:  40 hours a week;...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 08/24
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Paralegal
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    One of the DC area’s major law firm’s is looking to hire an entry-level paralegal to join their excellent support team. The entry-level paralegal supports litigation attorneys in a variety of practice areas, potentially including: International Trade, White Collar, and...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 08/24
    Position: Litigation
    Practice Area: Paralegal
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    This Senior Litigation Paralegal position supports attorneys in multiple practice areas. The firm is looking to hire an individual with excellent tenure and litigation experience to join their first-class DC office. The position supports attorneys throughout the entire litigation process,...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 08/23
    Position: Administrative Assistant
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    One of DC’s most prominent law firms is seeking a qualified legal secretary to join their support team. The firm boasts a strong reputation for excellence, thus the desired legal secretary must deliver superior service to the Firm’s clients and quality support to the assigned...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 08/23
    Position: Administrative Assistant
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A prominent DC law firm is looking to hire a seasoned executive level legal secretary for their litigation practice group. The position will support the managing partner and the firm is looking for someone who is prepared to hit the ground running. The successful individual must possess...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 08/22
    Position: Document Reviewer
    Practice Area: Antitrust
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is staffing a new project! Need DC barred contract attorneys for a 1-2 month project! Please reply as quickly as possible as space is limited. Must be D.C. barred.
     
    Start:  ASAP, likely this week
    Hours: 40 hrs (OT is possible, If OT is available it is...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 08/22
    Position:
    Practice Area: Government Contracts
    Employment Type: Temporary
    A Long-Term Temporary Transactional Attorney job is available in Washington, D.C. metro with a leading global electronics company. To be considered for this position, you must have 5-8 years of U.S. Government Contracts and Commercial IT contracts experience. You must also have...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 08/22
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Government Contracts
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A prominent DC law firm is looking to hire an experienced paralegal to support their Government Contracts group. The paralegal will perform work in a highly complex practice area, thus it is imperative that the individual have a clear understanding of Government Contracts law. A minimum...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 08/22
    Position: Human Resources
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A top-tier international law firm is currently seeking to hire an HR Specialist to join its diligent human resources team. The HR Specialist will be instrumental in ensuring efficient payroll processing and overseeing benefits programs such as health and wellness programs and commuter...View Details.
  • Location: Arlington, Virginia
    Date Posted: 08/22
    Position: Library
    Practice Area: Library and Records
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Part Time Interlibrary Loan Specialist Job Available in NOVA
     
    Are you a hardworking individual? Do you pride yourself on your meticulous attention to detail and superior organizational skills? Are you a NOVA resident looking to shorten their commute? If so, this position may...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 08/22
    Position: Human Resources
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    One of the DC area’s most esteemed law firms is looking to hire a Human Resources Generalist to join their team of outstanding internal operations professionals. The HR Generalist is responsible for coordinating payroll, time and attendance, benefits, and budgeting. The firm boasts...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 08/22
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Technology
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Parker + Lynch’s client, a thriving international technology company headquartered in Washington D.C., is seeking a Counsel who specializes in data privacy and compliance to fill a key role in its D.C. office.  This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to work with a...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 08/22
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Parker + Lynch’s client, a thriving international technology company headquartered in Washington D.C., is seeking a Counsel who specializes in commercial contracts to fill a key role in its D.C. office.  This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to work with a company...View Details.
  • Location: Chevy Chase, Maryland
    Date Posted: 08/22
    Position: Executive Assistant
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Temp-To-Hire
    Entry Level Executive Assistant Job Available in DC – Great for Recent Grads!
     
    Are you someone who thrives in a fast paced work environment? Does having a “hands on” role in providing top-notch support to a busy and dynamic law firm excite you? If so, there...
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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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