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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
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
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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 47
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 02/23
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Insurance
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A client of Parker + Lynch is searching for an insurance associate to join its Insurance Coverage Group in its DC office.  Requirements include at least 2 plus years of property/casualty Insurance Coverage experience and excellent academic credentials as well as admission to both the...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 02/22
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Securities
    Employment Type: Temporary
    A Corporate & Securities Attorney Position is available courtesy of Special Counsel.  This is a temporary position in the Washington D.C. office of an AM Law firm.  To be considered for this position, you must have three years of law firm experience.  This client is...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 02/22
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Do you have an interest in International Trade? Do you enjoy supporting high-level attorneys in a major firm environment? Then this position may be ideal for you! Special Counsel is working with a major Am Law firm that has a need for an International Trade Legal Secretary to support...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 02/21
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A top client of Parker + Lynch has engaged us to assist in an unposted search for a talented midlevel Patent Litigation Associate for its Washington, DC office!  This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to work with a Top Am Law Firm in its prestigious Patent Litigation Group...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 02/20
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Paralegal
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an experienced IP professional looking for the next step in their career? Then look no further! A top-tier, downtown DC law firm is looking for qualified candidates for their robust IP department. Someone with a strong work ethic, who is hungry to succeed in the legal arena, is an...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 02/20
    Position: Reception
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you someone who thrives in a fast paced work environment? Do you exhibit a kind and welcoming demeanor to those around you? If so, there is a perfect opportunity with a Washington, DC firm available now!
     
    This job would be a fantastic fit for those with experience in the...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 02/20
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: International Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you someone who prides yourself on your ability to learn many things in a short amount of time? Are you technically savvy with excellent attention to detail? If so, this junior paralegal position may be a great fit for you! A renowned law firm is seeking qualified individuals to fill...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 02/20
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a legal professional who has an eye for detail? Do you consider yourself technically savvy with a self-motivating attitude? If so, this Senior Legal Secretary job in Washington, DC might be the perfect fit for you! A prominent Washington, DC law firm is seeking a top-notch legal...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 02/20
    Position: Administrative Assistant
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Are you a reliable individual who demonstrates a sincere sense of dedication to everything you do? Are you looking for a challenging work environment? If so, this temporary administrative assistant position located in DC could be the perfect fit for you! This job will have you supporting...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 02/20
    Position: Administrative Assistant
    Practice Area: Estate Planning
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Are you an accomplished professional who has ample experience in administration? A prominent Washington, DC law firm is seeking a top-notch legal secretary to support a top partner. If you have the ability to work hard and adapt quickly to changing deadlines and tasks, read...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 02/20
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Paralegal
    Employment Type: Temp-To-Hire
    Are you an accomplished legal professional hoping to make a career out of being a paralegal? Are you a self-starter who handles work with a sense of urgency? If so, we would love to talk to you more about this incredible opportunity. A Washington, DC organization is seeking qualified...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 02/20
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Special Counsel is actively seeking a paralegal or junior attorney to join the in-house legal team of a U.K. based company on a temporary basis.  This position is located downtown in Washington, D.C.
     
    Start: ASAP
    Hours: 40hrs per week
    Duration: expected to last 8...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 02/20
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: International Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Do you have a background in antidumping and countervailing duty disputes? Do you enjoy working with data and numbers? If so, this Trade Analyst position available in DC may be what you are looking for! A major Am Law firm is looking for someone with experience in DOC proceedings and a...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 02/20
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: International Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you someone with experience in programming and excel? DO you enjoy working with data and numbers? Are you looking for a way into the exciting field...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 02/17
    Position: Technical Support
    Practice Area: Paralegal
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a tech savvy individual? Special Counsel is currently seeking talented candidates for a Litigation Support Analyst position! A top DC law firm is looking for results oriented candidates with strong knowledge of document management systems to join a fast-paced and collaborative...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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