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Washington, D.C. 20005
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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 28
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 03/23
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Environmental Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Corporate/Energy Associate position is currently available courtesy of Special Counsel.  To be considered for this opportunity you must have substantial experience and excellent academic credentials.  This is an AmLaw 100 firm that is looking for the perfect candidate to join... View Details
  • Location: Arlington, Virginia
    Date Posted: 03/23
    Position: JD
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    A Temporary Assistant Program Manager Job is available courtesy of Special Counsel in Arlington, VA. To be considered for this position, you must have a minimum of three years’ of management experience of complex litigation support operations.  Salary to commensurate with... View Details
  • Location: Arlington, Virginia
    Date Posted: 03/23
    Position: JD
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    A Temporary Program Manager Job is available courtesy of Special Counsel in Arlington, VA. To be considered for this position, you must have a minimum of seven years’ of management experience of complex litigation support operations.  Salary to commensurate with experience.... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 03/20
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Contracts Law
    Employment Type: Contract
    An Aviation Attorney Position is available courtesy of Special Counsel in Washington, D.C.  This is a contract position with Washington D.C. based law firm.
     
    Qualifications
     
    • Must have aircraft leasing experience;
    • Experience drafting documents... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 03/20
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Telecommunications
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
     
    Special Counsel’s Washington D.C. office is searching for a Telecom Attorney for an exciting opportunity.  Consideration requires at least four years’ telecom and/or commercial litigation experience.  Experience in both is preferred but not mandatory.... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 03/20
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is in search of a talented and elite Corporate 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 corporate and securities practice group.  To be considered for this... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 03/20
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is in search of a talented and elite Intellectual Property Trademark 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 Trademark practice group. This position... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 03/19
    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... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 03/19
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is actively seeking temporary attorneys with document review experience. Applicants must have an active DC bar license or have submitted their DC bar application for waiver. All applicants must reside in the greater Washington DC area. Special Counsel offers benefits and... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 03/19
    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 community. We have provided attorneys in the DC area... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 03/16
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Contract
    A Conflicts Specialist Position is available courtesy of Special Counsel in Washington, D.C.  To be considered for this position, you must be an attorney, licensed to practice in any U.S jurisdiction.  Prior document review experience is preferred. These positions are... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 03/16
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Real Estate Associate Attorney Job in Washington, DC is available now via Special Counsel.  If you have at least two years' of experience in high-level real estate matters then you may be the right candidate for this opportunity.  You will work directly on deals and... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 03/12
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Tax Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    TAX ATTORNEY JOB IN WASHINGTON, DC
    A Tax Attorney job with a prestigious firm has just become available.  To be considered for this opportunity you must have a minimum of two years of experience with high level clients.  An LLM is strongly preferred.  Great firm culture... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 03/12
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel’s Washington D.C. office is searching for a Financial Services Attorney for an exciting opportunity at an AmLaw ranked firm.  Consideration requires at least three to five years’ large law firm experience in all aspects of finance as well as general... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 03/09
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Banking and Commercial Finance
    Employment Type: Contract
    A Temporary Legal Counsel job is available courtesy of Special Counsel in Bethesda, MD. To be considered for this position, you must have a minimum of eight years’ experience. This company is looking to hire immediately. This position is located in the company’s Bethesda... View Details