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Washington, D.C. 20005 Phone: 202.737.3436 Fax: 202.776.0084
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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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Washington, D.C. 20004
Special Counsel TurnKey Legal Center
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Washington, D.C. 20005
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1155 Connecticut Avenue Northwest
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Washington, D.C. 20036 Phone: 202.289.2260 Toll Free: 800.FOR.DEPO
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1400 I ST NW
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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.

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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 12/19
    Position: Document Reviewer
    Practice Area: Banking and Commercial Finance
    Employment Type: Contract
    Several Portuguese Document Review Positions are available in Washington, D.C. starting December 2014 and January 2015. To be considered for this position, you must be actively barred in any jurisdiction and in good standing. You must fluent in Portuguese. Prior document review experience... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 12/19
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Any
     
    A Native-Level Japanese Paralegal Language Review Job starting in January 2015 is available in Washington, DC. To be considered for this position, you must have a Bachelor’s degree and prior translation experience and paralegal experience is preferred. These positions are... View Details
  • Location: Vienna, Virginia
    Date Posted: 12/16
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Any
    A  Legal Administrative Assistant job is available in Tysons Corner, Virginia. To be considered for this position, you must have a minimum of 1-2 years’ professional experience. This is a temporary position with the possibility to become permanent.
     
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 12/15
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Antitrust
    Employment Type: Any
    Special Counsel is in search of a talented and elite Antitrust 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 antitrust practice group.  This position requires between two and three... View Details
  • Location: washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 12/15
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Any
    A Real Estate Land Transactions Attorney job in Washington, D.C. is available!  Consideration requires minimum of 4 years’ law firm experience doing substantive work with commercial land deals, residential land acquisitions, entitlements conditions, ADC financing, development... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 12/15
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Any
    A Consumer Financial Services Attorney job in Washington, D.C. is available! Consideration requires 3-5 years’ law firm substantive experience with regulatory consumer finance compliance and enforcement such as the Truth in Lending Act, trade associations, and the Consumer Financial... View Details
  • Location: washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 12/15
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Health Care
    Employment Type: Any
    A Health Care Associate Attorney job in Washington, D.C. has recently become available! Consideration requires 3-5 years’ experience in a law... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 12/12
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Any
    Special Counsel is in search of a talented and elite Intellectual Property Litigation Associate for an opening in Washington, DC!  This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to work with a highly regarded mid-size firm in its prestigious Intellectual Property Litigation practice... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 12/11
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Any
    To be considered for this position, you must have a minimum of 10 years of experience.  This client is looking to hire immediately. This position is located Washington, D.C.  Salary to commensurate with experience. This is a contract position.
     
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 12/10
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: International Law
    Employment Type: Any
    An International Law Associate Attorney job in Washington, DC is currently available courtesy of Special Counsel. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to work with a highly regarded mid-size firm in its prestigious International practice group.  This position requires... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 12/10
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Appellate Practice
    Employment Type: Any
    An Appellate Paralegal job now is available in Washington, D.C. The position is with a top firm in Washington, D.C. with their Supreme Court Appellate Practice Group. To be considered for this position, you must have a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 12/05
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Any
    Special Counsel has an exclusive lead on 2 new Litigation Associate Attorney jobs in a Washington, D.C. law firm. Our client requires 3-5 years’ of experience as a complex commercial litigator or general financial litigator in a large law firm. Candidates must have top academic... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 12/05
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Environmental Law
    Employment Type: Any
    Two Energy Associate Attorney jobs are available at law firms in Washington, D.C.! Consideration requires 2-6 years’ experience in a large law firm or federal regulatory agency.  
     
    Specific experience in the following areas is required: FERC proceedings and... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 12/05
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Banking and Commercial Finance
    Employment Type: Any
    A Financial Services Attorney job in Washington, DC is currently available with a TOP AMLAW firm courtesy of Special Counsel. If you are ready for a change and the opportunity to work on sophisticated matters, this may be the perfect job for you. To be considered for this opportunity, you... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 12/04
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Banking and Commercial Finance
    Employment Type: Any
    Special Counsel is in search of a talented and elite Infrastructure Associate Attorney for an opening in Washington, DC.  This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to work with a highly regarded mid-size firm in its prestigious Infrastructure practice group.  This position... View Details