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Washington, D.C. 20005 Phone: 202.737.3436 Fax: 202.776.0084
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1150 17th Street, NW, #401
Washington, D.C. 20036 Phone: 202.261.7200 Toll Free: 1.888.399.TRAK
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1120 Connecticut Avenue Northwest
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Washington, D.C. 20036
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1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, Suite 200
Washington, D.C. 20004
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
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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 18
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 02/27
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: International Law
    Employment Type: Contract
    An Arabic language document review job is available in Washington, D.C. To be considered for this position, you must be actively barred in any jurisdiction and in good standing. You must fluent in Arabic. Prior document review experience is preferred. These positions are temporary and may... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 02/26
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Corporate Associate Attorney job has opened up in the Washington, D.C. area and we’re working to find the right candidate.  To be considered for this opportunity, you must have between two and five years of law firm experience working on corporate, securities and mergers and... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 02/25
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is in search of a talented and elite Litigation Associate Attorney for an opening in Washington, DC!  This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to work with a TOP AM LAW firm in its prestigious litigation practice group.  This position requires between two... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 02/25
    Position: Document Reviewer
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    A Portuguese language document review job is available in Washington, D.C. To be considered for this position, you must be actively barred in any jurisdiction and in good standing. You must be fluent in Portuguese. Prior document review experience is preferred. These positions are... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 02/20
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is in search of a talented and elite Real Estate Associate for an opening in Washington, DC!  This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to work with a TOP AM LAW firm in its prestigious real estate practice group.  This position requires between two and... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 02/19
    Position: Document Reviewer
    Practice Area: International Law
    Employment Type: Contract
    A Spanish Document Review Position is available courtesy of Special Counsel in Washington, D.C.  To be considered for this position, you must be licensed to practice in the District of Columbia (DC barred). You must be fluent in Spanish.  Prior document review experience is... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 02/19
    Position: Document Reviewer
    Practice Area: International Law
    Employment Type: Contract
    A Spanish Document Review Position is available courtesy of Special Counsel in Washington, D.C.  To be considered for this position, you must be licensed to practice in the District of Columbia (DC barred). You must be fluent in Spanish.  Prior document review experience is... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 02/16
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract

    Are you currently in transition with your job search? Consider working as a contract attorney in the meantime. The flexibility of our industry allows you to continue conducting a permanent job search while staying connected to the legal... View Details

  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 02/13
    Position: Document Reviewer
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    A Japanese Language review job is available courtesy of Special Counsel in Washington, D.C. To be considered for this position, you must barred in any jurisdiction and in active and good standing. This is a temporary position. The project is starting the week of February 16,... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 02/13
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Tax Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Tax Associate Attorney job in Washington, DC is currently available with a TOP AMLAW firm courtesy of Special Counsel. If you have between two and six years high-level relevant tax work experience then we want to speak with you.  You will have the chance to make a real... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 02/12
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is in search of a talented and elite Litigation Associate Attorney for an opening in Washington, DC!  This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to work with a TOP AM LAW firm in its prestigious litigation practice group.  This position requires between two... View Details
  • Location: Arlington, Virginia
    Date Posted: 02/06
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    We are working exclusively with a northern Virginia law firm in search of a mid-senior level Trademark Associate Attorney. 5 or more years of solid experience with trademark clearance, prosecution, counseling and enforcement, and Virginia bar admission is required. Licensing... View Details
  • Location: Arlington, Virginia
    Date Posted: 02/06
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Labor & Employment
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Labor & Employment Attorney job in Washington, D.C. is immediately available! Consideration requires at least three years’ sophisticated law firm experience with plaintiff and/or management side cases, and courtroom experience. Superior academic credentials are required, and a... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 02/04
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Labor & Employment
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Labor & Employment Associate position in Washington, DC is available right now with one of Special Counsel's clients, a top Am Law firm. If you have between three to four years of relevant experience, then this may be the perfect job for you!  You will have the chance to... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 02/04
    Position: Document Reviewer
    Practice Area: International Law
    Employment Type: Contract
    A Spanish Document Review Position is available courtesy of Special Counsel in Washington, D.C.  To be considered for this position, you must be licensed to practice in the District of Columbia (DC barred). You must be fluent in Spanish.  Prior document review experience is... View Details