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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 21
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 10/24
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Administrative Law
    Employment Type: Any
    Special Counsel, the nation's largest full-service provider of legal staffing and recruiting services, is seeking an Attorney Search Director for its Washington, DC office. The Attorney Search Director position will work with Hiring Partners, General Counsel and other law firm and... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 10/23
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Any
    A Financial Services Litigation Associate Attorney job has opened up in Washington, D.C., and we’re working to find the right candidate.  If you have two or three years’ high-level relevant work experience then we want to speak with you.  You will have the chance to... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 10/21
    Position: Administrative
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Any
    Special Counsel is a national legal staffing agency, our Washington D.C. office has a need for a law school graduate with strong administrative skills to work on a temporary basis as part of our recruitment team.  This is an excellent opportunity.... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 10/21
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Any
    We have a need for a corporate attorney with Farsi language skills.  To be considered for this position, you must be able to read, write and speak fluent Farsi.  Prior international corporate transaction experience is a plus.  You must be licenses to practice in the... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 10/19
    Position: Other
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is expanding its team and accepting resumes for a Legal Recruiter job in Washington, D.C. Special Counsel is the largest full-service legal staffing and recruiting company in the country.  The Legal Recruiter will work with law firm and corporate legal departments to... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 10/17
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Any
    An FDA junior-mid level associate attorney job in Washington, D.C. is immediately available!  Consideration requires at least two years’ large law firm experience doing substantive work with FDA/DTC labeling regulations, FTC CIDs, non-FDA advertising, state escheat and... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 10/17
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Any
    Are you in search of an elite Commercial Real Estate Associate Attorney Job in the Washington, DC area?  Then look no further than this exceptional opportunity from Special Counsel.  Successful candidates will have two or more years’ relevant sophisticated experience.... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 10/16
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Tax Law
    Employment Type: Any
    A Trusts & Estates Paralegal Position is available courtesy of Special Counsel in Washington, D.C. To be considered for this position, you must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in probate work and tax return preparation in DC, MD, and VA.  The firm is looking to hire... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 10/15
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Any
    Attorney with Intellectual Property/Copyright experience needed for a temporary position courtesy of Special Counsel in Washington, D.C.  To be considered for this position, you will have a minimum of five years litigation experience writing briefs/motions and be skilled in Copyright... View Details
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 10/13
    Position: JD
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Any
    Special Counsel's client has an incredible new in-house private equity compliance position available in Chicago. This is an exceptional opportunity for a junior associate  looking to get off the traditional law firm fast track to utilize their legal background in a compliance... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 10/10
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Any
    A Litigation Associate Attorney job has opened up in Washington, D.C., and we’re working to find the right candidate.  If you have between one to three years’ high-level relevant work experience then we want to speak with you.  You will have the chance to make real... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 10/10
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Any
    A Junior Litigation Paralegal position is available courtesy of Special Counsel in Washington, D.C. To be considered for this position, you must have a Bachelor’s degree. This is a temporary position with the possibility to become permanent.
     
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 10/09
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Any
    A Corporate Governance Paralegal Position is available courtesy of Special Counsel in Washington, D.C.  To be considered for this position, you must a minimum of five years corporate governance experience from a law firm or non-profit.  This is a temporary... View Details
  • Location: Arlington, Virginia
    Date Posted: 10/09
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Any
    To be considered for this position, you must be a paralegal with a Bachelor’s Degree.  Prior document review experience is preferred. These positions are temporary.
     
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    • We are looking for paralegals to start in November and work 40... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 10/08
    Position: Other
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel, Inc. the nation’s largest legal search and staffing company has an exciting opportunity in its Washington, D.C. office for a Business Development Director.  Special Counsel has been Washington, D.C.’s leading provider of legal search and staffing services... View Details