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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
Phone: 202.737.3436 Fax: 202.776.0084
Special Counsel TurnKey Legal Center
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 68
  • Location: Tysons Corner, Virginia
    Date Posted: 08/18
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Are you a motivated legal support professional with a background in corporate law? Special Counsel is seeking a Corporate Legal Secretary to join an international firm in their Northern Virginia (NoVa) office. Qualified candidates will have prior corporate law experience. This is an...View Details.
  • Location: McLean, Virginia
    Date Posted: 08/18
    Position: IP
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a patent agent looking to join an AMLaw Firm that will pay you to go law school? How would you like a generous bonus program, sophisticated work (including patentability opinions and IPR's), and extensive client contact? Wouldn't it be nice to be given...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 08/16
    Position: Other
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Interested in joining a thriving and fun legal staffing firm in the heart of the DC? Special Counsel is the largest national legal staffing and eDiscovery solution provider in the country and we are growing! We have an immediate need for a Director of Legal Recruitment to join our team in...View Details.
  • Location: Arlington, Virginia
    Date Posted: 08/09
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Are you an attorney with Trademark experience?  Our client is a corporation in Arlington Virginia, their in-house legal team has an immediate need a Trademark Attorney.  This is a temporary position.
    You're an ideal candidate for us if you have experience with the...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 08/08
    Position: Reception
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Part Time
    Are you a prompt and professional individual who is dedicated to their work? Do you exhibit a kind and welcoming demeanor to those around you? If so,...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 08/04
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Telecommunications
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a Communications Attorney looking to move to an AmLaw firm at the forefront of the practice area? Would you like to work on the biggest matters for the best clients not only in Washington, DC but the entire country?
     
    The ideal candidate has 1-3 years of experience in...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 08/04
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a Privacy Attorney looking to move to an AmLaw firm at the forefront of the practice area? Would you like to work on the biggest matters for the best clients not only in Washington, DC but the entire country?
     
    The ideal candidate has 2-6 years of experience in privacy...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 08/03
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Banking and Commercial Finance
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an attorney with FinTech and bank regulatory experience who would like to do sophisticated regulatory and transactional work with name-brand clients in a cutting-edge practice group? How would you like to work at a Top AMLaw firm which is poised to lead in the artificial...View Details.
  • Location: Washington , District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 08/02
    Position: Contracts Administrator
    Practice Area: Contracts Law
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Are you an accomplished legal professional hoping to make a career out of being a paralegal? Are you a self-starter who handles work with a sense of urgency? If so, we would love to talk to you more about this incredible opportunity. A consulting firm in Washington, DC office is seeking...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 08/02
    Position: Library
    Practice Area: Library and Records
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Are you an experienced library professional seeking temporary opportunities in the field? Are you looking to add hands-on professional experience to your resume? If so, this might be the perfect job for you! Our client, a government organization, is looking for tech savvy library...View Details.
  • Location: Chevy Chase, Maryland
    Date Posted: 08/02
    Position: Administrative Assistant
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Temp-To-Hire
    Are you a motived entry-level candidate looking to jump start your professional experience? If so, this might be the right opportunity for you! Special Counsel is seeking a Temporary Administrative Assistant to support a private equity firm in their Chevy Chase, MD office. This long-term...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 08/02
    Position: IP
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Long Term Temporary
    Docketing Specialist Job in Washington, DC
     
    A prestigious patent law firm in Washington, DC is looking for a Docking Specialist to join their team.  If selected, you will perform the day-to-day docketing functions of domestic and foreign patent prosecution.  Your...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 08/02
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Temporary Corporate Paralegal Opportunity Available in Maryland.
     
    Are you an accomplished legal professional hoping to make a career out of being a paralegal? Are you a self-starter who handles work with a sense of urgency? If so, we would love to talk to you more about this...
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  • Location: Tysons Corner, Virginia
    Date Posted: 07/31
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    One of our top clients is seeking a mid-to senior-level Commercial Real Estate Paralegal to join their office in Tysons Corner, VA. This is a great opportunity for career growth with a top AmLaw firm.
     
    Responsibilities will include:
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 07/28
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: International Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an international arbitration attorney who would like to work on high-impact disputes with a powerhouse boutique in Washington DC, New York, San...View Details.
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