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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 35
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 12/05
    Position:
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Amazing and Rare opportunity for Senior Attorneys with Zoning experience, looking to step up to partner level. NO BOOK REQUIRED!
     
    A wonderful mid-sized firm and great client of Parker + Lynch's Washington DC office is looking to expand their booming Zoning law practice...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 12/05
    Position:
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A fantastic Mid-Sized DC area firm and great client of Parker + Lynch's Washington DC office is looking to bring on an Intellectual Property Attorney to their growing practice.
     
    Ideal candidates will have senior attorneys with substantial broad ranging Intellectual...
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  • Location: Washington , District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 12/05
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
     
    A very highly-regarded mid-sized law firm is seeking a junior to mid-level patent prosecution attorney to join its growing practice in the Washington, DC area.  This is a great opportunity for an IP prosecution attorney seeking a practice with a sophisticated clientele, but...
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  • Location: Washington , District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 12/02
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Immigration
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Parker & Lynch is working with a highly-regarded mid-sized law firm in the Washington, DC area that is looking to grow its immigration practice.  The firm seeks a partner or senior level attorney with a minimum $500,000 portable book of business to join its ranks.  The ideal...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 12/01
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is seeking a Corporate Paralegal to join a top DC law firm. This is a great opportunity for a corporate paralegal to support a busy and...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 12/01
    Position: Litigation Support
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    An international firm in downtown DC is looking to an experienced Litigation Docketing Specialist. If you’re looking to grow your career and work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, then this is an ideal position for you.
     
    Responsibilities include:...
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  • Location: Washington , District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 12/01
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation – Criminal
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A highly regarded mid-sized law firm in the Washington, DC area seeks a senior-level attorney to join its growing white collar criminal defense practice. The ideal attorney will have the following qualifications:
     
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 12/01
    Position: Administrative
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you someone who has experience working within a law firm’s billing department? Do you enjoy working alongside other professionals within a...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 12/01
    Position: Administrative Assistant
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an administrative professional seeking an opportunity to work in the legal industry? Or are you an experienced legal secretary looking to shorten your commute? Are you motivated by a challenging work environment with the opportunity for personal growth? If so, these direct hire...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 12/01
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is seeking an experienced litigation paralegal to work at a top law firm in Washington, D.C. If you are an established litigation paralegal with experience on large class action law suits as well as full trial preparation experience, this position may be perfect for...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 12/01
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Paralegal
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A prominent law firm is seeking talented and experienced candidates to fill the role of international trade paralegal specialist within their Washington, DC office. In this role, you will be assigned to work primarily on specific matters within the International Trade practice and will...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 12/01
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Paralegal
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an experienced litigation paralegal that enjoys hard work providing top notch support to attorneys? Do you consider yourself a meticulous multitasker with the ability to change and adapt to your surroundings? If so, this paralegal position in Washington, DC may be the perfect fit...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 12/01
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Paralegal
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an enthusiastic career professional who demonstrates sincere dedication to producing excellent work product? Would you like the opportunity to...View Details.
  • Location: Potomac, Maryland
    Date Posted: 12/01
    Position: Library
    Practice Area: Library and Records
    Employment Type: Either Contract or Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is working with a Potomac, MD law firm in search for a Part-Time experienced research and reference librarian to join their team. This position is perfect for candidates with a strong research background who need a flexible work schedule. Hours are 15-20 per hour per...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 11/30
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Parker + Lynch is assisting a company here in the DC area who is looking to hire a Counsel with 5 to 8 years of law firm or in-house legal experience with a focus on funds and investment advisers.  The focus of the role will be to support 40 Act fund activities and the Counsel will...View Details.
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