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1400 I ST NW, Suite 325 Washington, D.C. 20005
Phone: 202.737.3436 Fax: 202.776.0084
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1400 I St. NW, Suite #325 Washington, D.C. 20005
Phone: 202.737.3436 Fax: 202.776.0084
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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.

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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 04/27
    Position:
    Practice Area: Government Contracts
    Employment Type: Temporary
    AM Law 50 DC firm seeking temporary Compliance Assistant who has experience with federal campaign checks. This is a temporary position for 3 months plus. The client is looking to fill this position starting June 1st. Law firm is located near the Metro Center Station. Pay is by the hour,...View Details.
  • Location: Greenbelt, Maryland
    Date Posted: 04/26
    Position: Administrative
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Would you like to gain experience as a legal file clerk in the Greenbelt, MD area with a stable law firm? With over 50 years of experience, this law firm is well respected within the fields of banking, real estate, litigation and family law. If you are a recent college graduate who is...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 04/26
    Position: JD
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a first or second year law school student looking to gain hands-on experience with a boutique DC law firm? If so, this opportunity may be the perfect one for you! A local firm specializing in white collar, litigation and qui tam matters is seeking qualified individuals for a law...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 04/26
    Position: Administrative Assistant
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A regional residential and commercial management company is actively searching for SEVERAL personable and motivated individuals to join their team as Leasing Consultants in Washington, D.C! Our client is looking for an entry-level professional that wants to grow within an organization and...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 04/26
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    An international law firm based in Washington, DC is seeking individuals for a Legal Secretary position in their downtown office.  This position will support several attorneys, including one highly respected intellectual property partner. In this role, the legal secretary will...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 04/25
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    The office of an internationally recognized Washington, DC law firm is searching for qualified candidates to fill a paralegal positon with their downtown office. As paralegal for this firm, you will be providing support to a team of lawyers on a number of legal projects and on the...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 04/25
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Paralegal
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you searching for an opportunity to work shoulder-to-shoulder with some of the most prestigious lawyers in DC? The DC office of a renowned...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 04/19
    Position: Document Reviewer
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Special Counsel is staffing an upcoming document review project in Washington, D.C. Candidates must be D.C. barred. Please reply as quickly as possible since the space is limited. Experience in Healthcare Law is preferred.
     
    Start:  To be determined
    Hours: 40 hrs/week...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 04/19
    Position: Document Reviewer
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Italian Document Review jobs are available in Washington, D.C. To be considered for this position, you must be a barred D.C, active and in good standing and be fluent in Italian. Prior document review experience is preferred. These positions are temporary.
     
    Project looking to...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 04/18
    Position: Office Services
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Temporary Sales and Fulfillment Coordinator
     
    A prominent trade association in Washington DC is currently seeking qualified individuals for...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 04/15
    Position: Library
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Long Term Contract Cataloger Job Available Immediately
     
    Special Counsel is seeking candidates for a Cataloger job in Washington, DC.  If you’d like to be considered for this long term temporary opportunity, you must have 3 years’ experience in metadata...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 04/14
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Temporary
    CORPORATE PARALEGAL – GLOBAL FIRM WITH AWARD-WINNING PARALEGAL PROGRAM
     
    Are you seeking your “forever home” at a well-established law firm with a global reach? Do you crave high-level involvement and a firm that supports pro bono initiatives? Then read...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 04/14
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Temporary
    CORPORATE PARALEGAL – GLOBAL FIRM WITH AWARD-WINNING PARALEGAL PROGRAM
     
    Are you seeking your “forever home” at a well-established law firm with a global reach? Do you crave high-level involvement and a firm that supports pro bono initiatives? Then read...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 04/14
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Temporary
    CORPORATE PARALEGAL – GLOBAL FIRM WITH AWARD-WINNING PARALEGAL PROGRAM
     
    Are you seeking your “forever home” at a well-established law firm with a global reach? Do you crave high-level involvement and a firm that supports pro bono initiatives? Then read...
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  • Location: Herndon, Virginia
    Date Posted: 04/14
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Contracts Law
    Employment Type: Temp-To-Hire
    A Temporary Transactional Attorney job is available in Herndon, VA with a leading global electronics company. To be considered for this position, you must have 5-8 years of U.S. Government Contracts experience and IT contracts experience.  This is a temporary position to go a minimum...View Details.
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