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1120 Connecticut Avenue Northwest
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Washington, D.C. 20036
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Washington, D.C. 20006
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1400 I ST NW, Suite 325
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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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.

Jobs 1-15 of 42
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 06/24
    Position: Document Reviewer
    Practice Area: Antitrust
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is actively seeking Contract Attorneys for a Document Review Project Job in Washington, DC. Must be licensed in DC (active and in good standing). Please reply as quickly as possible.
     
    Start: June 28, 2016
    Hours: 40 hours/week (OT available if...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 06/24
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you someone who is tireless and determined in everything you do? Do you have a strong desire to work with a prominent global law firm in Washington, DC? Are you willing to work from 11:15am to 7:30pm with additional flexibility for overtime as needed? If so, the perfect opportunity is...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 06/24
    Position: Accounting / Finance
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you someone who is adept with both writing and numbers? Do you have the ability to focus and discern inconsistencies in the slightest of details? If so, this position may be a fantastic fit for you! An international law firm with a large Washington, DC office is currently seeking to...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, DC, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 06/23
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Are you an independent self-starter? Do you have the desire to work with a premier law firm in the heart of the nation’s capital? If so, this temporary legal recruiting assistant job may be the perfect fit for you. In this role, you would be providing support and assistance to the...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 06/22
    Position:
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Billing Coordinator Job in Washington, D.C.
     
    Are you a seasoned billing coordinator that is seeking a new challenge with a busy and friendly firm? A direct hire billing coordinator job is available immediately in Washington, D.C., courtesy of Special Counsel. Your proficiency...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 06/21
    Position: Document Reviewer
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Contract
     
    Special Counsel is actively seeking DC barred contract attorneys for a 1 month project (potentially longer) starting July 5, 2016. Please reply as quickly as possible as space is limited.
     
    Start: Tuesday, July 5, 2016
    Hours: 40 hours/week
    Duration: 1 month,...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 06/20
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Parker + Lynch is working on an exciting opportunity for a junior associate to join the commercial litigation group of an AMLAW 100 firm.  Two...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 06/20
    Position: JD
    Practice Area: Tort Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A very prestigious national law firm is seeking a mid-level associate specializing in product liability litigation, courtesy of Parker + Lynch.
     
    To be considered for this opportunity you must have a minimum of 2 years of experience working in a law firm or government setting....
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 06/20
    Position:
    Practice Area: ERISA Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    An Am Law firm in the Washington, DC metro area is seeking a junior litigation associate with ERISA experience courtesy of Parker + Lynch.  To be...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 06/20
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Tax Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A very prestigious national law firm is seeking a mid-level associate specializing in tax controversy, courtesy of Parker + Lynch.
     
    To be considered for this opportunity you must have a minimum of 2 years of experience working in a law firm or government setting. This is an...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 06/20
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Parker + Lynch is working on an exciting opportunity for a Spanish-speaking International Arbitration associate to join a prestigious Am Law Top 25...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 06/20
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: TRAK Legal
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    An international law firm is looking for a paralegal for its Washington, DC office. The office is searching for organized, dedicated and diligent paralegals to join its financial practice group. Ideal candidates will have three or more years of experience in this, or a similar role....View Details.
  • Location: Washington, DC, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 06/20
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    The Washington, D.C. office of a prominent law firm is actively looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic candidate to fill the vacancy for a legal...View Details.
  • Location: Arlington, Virginia
    Date Posted: 06/17
    Position: Library
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    Are you currently enrolled in a Master of Library Sciences program and looking for substantive research librarian experience at a competitive trade association? Special Counsel is actively recruiting for a part-time research librarian to join a bright and dynamic team in Arlington,...View Details.
  • Location: Potomac, Maryland
    Date Posted: 06/16
    Position: JD
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Temporary
    A Temporary Paralegal/JD Document Review Job is available in Potomac, MD. To be considered for this project, you must have complex litigation experience. Prior document review experience is required. These positions are temporary. The pay rate is $23-25/hr per hour. The client is looking...View Details.
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