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1400 I ST NW, Suite 325 Washington, D.C. 20005
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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
Special Counsel TurnKey Legal Center
1400 I ST NW, Suite 325 Washington, D.C. 20005
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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: 09/17
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a legal secretary with corporate experience? Do you consider yourself a poised and professional candidate comfortable in a client-facing role? If so, this position with a prestigious firm in downtown DC may be the perfect next step for you in your career!
     
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 09/17
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: International Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    One of DC’s most prominent law firms is seeking a qualified legal secretary to join their support team. This position supports a group of three or more attorneys and/or paralegals in the firm’s International Trade practice. The firm boasts a strong reputation for excellence,...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 09/14
    Position: Marketing
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Marketing Manager for Prestigious International Law Firm
     
    Would you like to join the Washington, D.C. office of a large, global firm? Do you have previous marketing experience for law firms or professional service organizations? If so, this opportunity could be the career move...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 09/14
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Are you a legal professional who demonstrates sincere dedication to producing excellent work product? Are you seeking an opportunity to showcase your abilities in a law firm that respects its paralegals and expects them to be capable of substantive projects? If so, look no further! This...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 09/14
    Position: Administrative Assistant
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    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! This is temporary to hire position is an excellent opportunity for someone with an interest in working in a...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 09/14
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an attorney looking to transition into a position that offers more of a work/life balance? If so, we would love to talk to you more about this...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 09/14
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Paralegal
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is searching for Litigation Paralegal to join a renowned firm in Downtown, DC. The ideal candidate will have previous litigation experience. The firm will offer a generous compensation package to the successful candidate.
     
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 09/14
    Position: Marketing
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    This prestigious international law firm is seeking a highly-qualified candidate for a Senior Business Development job in Washington, D.C.
     
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    The Senior Business Development Specialist will be responsible for assisting with researching, drafting, and editing...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 09/14
    Position: Human Resources
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    An elite law firm is seeking a Legal Recruiting Coordinator to join its largest office, located in the DC Metro Area. The position is responsible for delivering programs and projects coordinated with the firm’s attorney talent management program. The successful candidate will be...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 09/14
    Position: Library
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    The Washington, DC office of a large international law is actively seeking an experienced legal Research Analyst to join their busy team. If you are looking to work with a larger firm with cutting edge resources, or with a firm that offers a dynamic team environment, this could be the...View Details.
  • Location: Fairfax, Virginia
    Date Posted: 09/14
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A prestigious small firm (20+ attorneys) in Northern Virginia is currently looking for a junior associate with either corporate or real estate transactional experience to join its office. This is an interesting role where the candidate will gain experience handling both real estate and...View Details.
  • Location: Bethesda, Maryland
    Date Posted: 09/13
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Paralegal
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Lease Administrator for a Real Estate Company in Bethesda, MD
    Special Counsel is seeking a dedicated and reliable candidate for a Lease Administrator role for our client in Maryland! This is a temporary position.  Ideal candidates will have experience drafting and creating leases....
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 09/11
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Special Counsel is searching for a Litigation Attorney to join the Washington, D.C. office of a national law firm.  This is a temporary position.  The ideal candidate will have previous insurance recovery and/or  antitrust experience.   
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 09/10
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you looking to take the next step in your legal management career? Do you enjoy working in fast-paced, challenging environment that allows you to use many different skills every day? If yes, then this opening for a Paralegal Coordinator with one of DC’s top firms is the position...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 09/07
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Telecommunications
    Employment Type: Temporary
    A Corporation is seeking a talented Regulatory Paralegal to join their Washington, D.C. team. If you’re looking to transition your law firm experience to a stellar in-house legal department, this might be the perfect opportunity for you.
     
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