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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
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
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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 54
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 09/29
    Position: Administrative Assistant
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is working with a boutique firm in downtown DC on a blended receptionist/administrative assistant position. This position offers career growth within the firm and an opportunity to learn from top-notch legal professionals in the area of affordable housing....View Details.
  • Location: Washington, DC, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 09/29
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    One of our top clients is seeking a mid-to senior-level Real Estate Paralegal to join their brand new office in Tysons Corner. This is a great opportunity for career growth with a top AmLaw firm.
     
    Responsibilities will include:
    • Prepare closing binders  and...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 09/29
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    We are working with a boutique firm that focuses on environmental matters and works closely with governmental agencies. This firm has a regional presence and is highly-renown in its field. They are adding to their team and seeking a highly skilled litigation paralegal who can hit the...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 09/29
    Position: Administrative Assistant
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    We are working with a top law firm with a location in Tysons Corner. They are seeking a full-time, direct hire, administrative assistant to provide direct support to attorneys and office staff. This position provides a great opportunity to work with a renowned international law firm and...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 09/29
    Position: Admin Legal Support
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is working with a top regional law firm who is seeking to add a recent college graduate with a background in economics or finance as a...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 09/29
    Position:
    Practice Area: International Law
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Special Counsel is working with a prominent Washington, D.C. law firm seeking to hire a long term temporary International Trade Attorney with anti-dumping and countervailing experience. This individual will be assisting a team of attorneys on an ongoing investigation.
     
    Start:...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 09/29
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Government Contracts
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A diverse international law firm’s Washington, DC office is seeking qualified candidates to fill a Senior Government Contracts Paralegal position with their busy and growing team. Duties for this position include, but are not limited to:
    • Managing cases, conducting...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 09/28
    Position:
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A top AmLaw firm and good client of Parker + Lynch is searching for a great Nonprofit Organization Attorney. This is a great opportunity to expand the...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 09/28
    Position:
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A top AmLaw firm and good client of Parker + Lynch is searching for a great Nonprofit Organization Attorney. This is a great opportunity to expand the scope of your knowledge and practice area!
     
    • Ideal candidates will have 3-5 years' experience in nonprofit...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 09/27
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Administrative Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A renowned firm’s Washington, DC office is seeking qualified candidates to fill a Paralegal position with their busy and growing energy practice. In this role, you would be supporting the energy practice, as well as other groups through a variety of ways.
     
    Duties for...
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  • Location: Bethesda, Maryland
    Date Posted: 09/27
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Client Will Not Disclose
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Special Counsel is recruiting a candidate for long term temporary in-house position with a start-up company in Bethesda, MD. The position has the ability to become permanent. The role is a hybrid of attorney and paralegal work.  This is a fantastic opportunity!  Here are the...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 09/27
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Temporary
    A top independent non-profit organization is seeking a long-term temporary attorney job in Washington, DC for four months. The primary responsibility of the attorney will be to provide support for the operations work of the institution. This attorney will be expected to draft and review...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 09/27
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is seeking law school grads for upcoming assignments and also attorneys who have recently relocated to the DC area! If you have not registered with Special Counsel, submit your resume below!  
     
    May possess a JD and can also be a licensed attorney in any...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 09/26
    Position: Library
    Practice Area: Library and Records
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Do you have a knack for conducting research and thrive in an organized environment? Do you have an ambition to work with one of Washington, DC’s most prestigious law firms? If so, then we have the position for you!  This Research Librarian job is perfect for candidates with a...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 09/26
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: International Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a college graduate looking for a chance to prove yourself in the legal field? Do you have an interest in working with a prestigious...View Details.
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