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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.

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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/19
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Immigration
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    An immigration paralegal job in Washington, D.C. is available via Special Counsel. We're looking for a talented immigration paralegal to work on employment based visas, mainly H1 visas in the Washington, D.C. office of a Top Tier Law Firm.  
    This person will have significant...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/19
    Position: Executive Assistant
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A major DC law firm is looking to hire a top-notch Executive Assistant to support one of their Litigation partners. The position would give the...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/18
    Position: Contracts Administrator
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Contracts Administrator Job in Washington, D.C.  Would you like to work for a corporate legal team doing review, negotiation, and redlining of contracts?
     
    Special Counsel has an immediate need for a Contract Administrator to work on a temporary basis for 2-4 months at a...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/18
    Position: Administrative
    Practice Area: Insurance
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Corporate Administrative Assistant Job in Washington, DC
    Are you ready to get your career moving? Do you consider yourself a detail-oriented multitasker who is eager to learn? If so, this may be the position for you! A large corporation in DC is seeking a temporary administrative...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/17
    Position: Administrative
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is looking for talented entry-level candidates for a myriad of legal support positions! Our team of skilled recruiters are working with...View Details.
  • Location: Arlington, Virginia
    Date Posted: 01/17
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Telecommunications
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Would you like to work at a prestigious boutique firm in the Washington, DC metro area with an international presence?? This is a chance to join a team of tenured partners who work on sophisticated telecommunications and media transactions....View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/13
    Position:
    Practice Area: Banking and Commercial Finance
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Top firm and great client of Parker + Lynch Legal’s Washington DC office seeks a mid-level associate for a unique opportunity -
     
    The firm is looking for an associate with a blended practice of both Energy and Corporate work to come into a cross-practice role...
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  • Location: Washington , District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/12
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A highly-regarded law firm with a regional scope is strategically expanding its real estate practice in the Washington, DC area. The firm, with an office in suburban Washington, is seeking a Real Estate Partner to join its team.  Interested candidates should possess significant...View Details.
  • Location: Washington , District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/12
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Tax Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A highly-regarded boutique law firm is expanding its practice by seeking an associate attorney to join its team.  Interested candidates should possess significant experience handling tax matters, with an interest in communications law.  
     
    The job...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/12
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Banking and Commercial Finance
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Parker + Lynch is working with a terrific DC-area law firm that is seeking an associate to join its commercial finance team.  Successful candidates will have the following qualifications:
     
    • 2+ years' of experience working on sophisticated corporate...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/11
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you looking to get legal experience before going back to law school? Are you a recent graduate looking for an entryway into the legal field? If so, this may be the position for you! A major DC law firm is looking to hire an entry-level legal secretary to support their busy attorneys....View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/10
    Position:
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A wonderful mid-sized firm, and great client of Parker + Lynch’s Washington, DC office is seeking a Senior level Business/Corporate Law attorney with a small book of business for their growing practice!
     
    Great opportunity to move up to a Counsel/Partnership...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/09
    Position: Human Resources
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you someone who is tireless and determined in everything you do? Do you have a strong desire to work as a legal recruiter in Washington, DC? If so, the perfect opportunity is just around the corner! A Legal Recruiting Assistant job in Washington, D.C. is available with a prominent law...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/06
    Position: Accounting / Finance
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    We have a billing specialist job available.  Are you someone with accounting and book keeping experience?  We have a need for a Billing Specialist to work within a law firm’s billing department.  In this role, you would be working in conjunction with other Billing...View Details.
  • Location: Washington , District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/06
    Position: Human Resources
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Are you someone who thrives in a fast paced work environment? Does having a “hands on” role in providing top-notch support to the leadership team of a renowned institution? If so, there is a perfect temporary opportunity, available now! In this role, you will get the chance to...View Details.
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