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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.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 10/232017-10-23Position: Legal SecretaryPractice Area: Administrative AsstEmployment Type: Direct HireOne of DC’s most prominent law firms is seeking a qualified legal secretary to join their support team. The firm boasts a strong reputation for...View Details.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 10/202017-10-20Position:Practice Area: LitigationEmployment Type: Direct HireA top AmLaw firm in Washington, DC is looking for a mid-level litigator for its ranked White Collar Litigation and Investigations Practice. This firm is known for its diversity and culture while also offering top of the market compensation.
The ideal candidate will...View Details.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 10/202017-10-20Position: AttorneyPractice Area: Banking and Commercial FinanceEmployment Type: Direct HireParker + Lynch is a leading agency for placing FinTech associates and is looking to fill a new role at a top AmLaw firm in their FinTech practice group. This is a full blown FinTech role for a tech-minded firm, and not a practice group doing simple bank regulations....View Details.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 10/202017-10-20Position:Practice Area: Banking and Commercial FinanceEmployment Type: Direct HireParker + Lynch is working on an unposted position with a global AmLaw firm's Financial Services Regulatory group to sit in their DC office. If you're interested in:
- Cravath scale BigLaw pay
- Leading practice in the...
Location: Arlington, VirginiaDate Posted: 10/192017-10-19Position: LibraryPractice Area: Administrative AsstEmployment Type: TemporaryExperienced Librarian Needed for Educational Knowledge Management Project – REMOTE
Special Counsel is searching for librarians with an education background to work as Content Integrity Consultants on a project that will be conducted completely remotely....View Details.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 10/192017-10-19Position: AttorneyPractice Area: AntitrustEmployment Type: Direct HireA top client of Parker + Lynch (a top AmLaw firm) is seeking a mid-level associate (Class of 2012 - 2014) for the firm’s thriving Antitrust Practice in DC. This national and international Antitrust Practice Group represents clients in a wide array of industries and on all types of...View Details.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 10/182017-10-18Position: Administrative AssistantPractice Area: Real PropertyEmployment Type: Direct HireAre you looking to take the next step in your legal career and have an interest in real estate? If so, we’d like to meet you! A prominent law firm in downtown Washington, DC is seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant to join its busy real estate practice group. As the Legal...View Details.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 10/162017-10-16Position: Executive AssistantPractice Area: Administrative AsstEmployment Type: Direct HireSpecial Counsel is working with a top DC law firm to hire a top-notch Executive and Personal Assistant to support one of their top Litigation partners. Ideal candidates are sharp, tenured Executive Assistants who have the ability to stay two-steps-ahead of their supervising Executive. The...View Details.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 10/162017-10-16Position: ParalegalPractice Area: Intellectual PropertyEmployment Type: Direct HireA prominent international law firm is seeking talented candidates to fill the role of Sr. Trademark Paralegal in their Washington, DC office. The paralegal will be assigned to work primarily on specific matters with the trademark attorneys. In addition, the senior trademark...View Details.
Location: Chevy Chase, MarylandDate Posted: 10/122017-10-12Position: Administrative AssistantPractice Area: Administrative AsstEmployment Type: Temp-To-HireAre 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: Greenbelt, MarylandDate Posted: 10/122017-10-12Position: Admin Legal SupportPractice Area: Bankruptcy LawEmployment Type: TemporaryLegal Support Assistant Job Available in Greenbelt, MD area!
Are you a reliable individual who demonstrates a sincere sense of dedication...View Details.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 10/112017-10-11Position: Data EntryPractice Area: Administrative AsstEmployment Type: Direct HireAre you an experienced document specialist with strong technical abilities and administrative skills? Do you have a keen eye and close attention to detail when it comes to analyzing, proofreading, and troubleshooting documents? If so, this Document Processing Specialist job with a top Am...View Details.
Location: Alexandria, VirginiaDate Posted: 10/112017-10-11Position: IPPractice Area: Intellectual PropertyEmployment Type: Direct HireSpecial Counsel is now recruiting a Patent Support Specialist for a law firm in Northern Virginia. The best candidates will have a desire to learn about patent law and patent prosecution. The firm offers excellent healthcare/dental/vision benefits; free parking; and...View Details.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 10/062017-10-06Position:Practice Area: LitigationEmployment Type: Direct HireParker+Lynch is assisting an excellent national, full-service firm (almost 400 attorneys) with the growth of its DC office.
The main focus areas for growth are:
• Energy (utilities, FERC)
• Healthcare (transactional, regulatory,...View Details.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 10/062017-10-06Position: AttorneyPractice Area: Business LawEmployment Type: Direct HireParker + Lynch has partnered with a well respected mid-sized firm on an opportunity for a Junior to Mid-Level Political Law Associate.
Ideal candidates will have a minimum of one year of experience with political law, or a demonstrated interest in this area of law. Top...View Details.
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