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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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1150 17th Street, NW, #401
Washington, D.C. 20036 Phone: 202.261.7200 Toll Free: 1.888.399.TRAK
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1120 Connecticut Avenue Northwest
Suite 350
Washington, D.C. 20036
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1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, Suite 200
Washington, D.C. 20004
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
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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 15
  • Location: Arlington, Virginia
    Date Posted: 04/23
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Contracts Law
    Employment Type: Contract
    A temporary contract attorney position is available courtesy of Special Counsel in Arlington, VA. The ideal candidate must have JD with an active license from any U.S. jurisdiction and passed the exam on the first attempt.
     
    Previous in house or corporate experience is... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 04/15
    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
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 04/09
    Position: JD
    Practice Area: International Law
    Employment Type: Contract
    A Native Spanish Speaking Legal Assistant job is available courtesy of Special Counsel in Washington, D.C. To be considered for this position, you must have a L.LM. and must have native level Spanish fluency. This is a temporary position at a top firm in the heart of Washington,... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 04/09
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Contract
    A document review job is available in Washington, DC. We are looking for individuals with a Healthcare background.  To be considered for this... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 04/07
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Labor & Employment
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel’s Washington D.C. office is searching for an Employee Benefits Attorney to join a preeminent practice in D.C at an AmLaw100 firm.   Candidate should have experience with qualified retirement plans and welfare benefit plans.
     
    Qualifications:... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 04/06
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Commercial Real Estate Attorney job in Washington, DC is currently available courtesy of Special Counsel. To be considered for this opportunity, you must have at least three years of commercial real estate experience. This position requires a high level of sophisticated work, allows for... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 04/06
    Position: Document Reviewer
    Practice Area: International Law
    Employment Type: Contract
    A Spanish and French Document Review Positions are available courtesy of Special Counsel in Washington, D.C.  To be considered for this position,... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 04/06
    Position: Document Reviewer
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    A Portuguese language document review job is available in Washington, D.C. This is an upcoming project beginning end of April-May 2015. To be considered for this position, you must be actively barred in any jurisdiction and in good standing. You must be fluent in Portuguese. Prior... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 04/06
    Position: Document Reviewer
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    Document review jobs are available in Washington, DC. To be considered for this position, you must be barred in DC with active and good standing. These positions are temporary.
     
    Qualifications
     
    • DC barred with active status and in good... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 04/01
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is in search of a talented and elite Private Equity 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 private equity practice group.  This position requires at... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 04/01
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Immediate Need for a Fund Formation/Venture Capital Attorney
     
    Special Counsel’s Washington D.C. office is searching for a Fund Formation/Venture Capital Attorney to join a preeminent investment fund formation practice in D.C.   Consideration requires two to... View Details
  • Location: Arlington, Virginia
    Date Posted: 03/30
    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... View Details
  • Location: Arlington, Virginia
    Date Posted: 03/30
    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... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 03/27
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is in search of a talented and elite Intellectual Property 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 Intellectual Property practice group. This position requires at... View Details
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 03/27
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Securities
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is in search of a talented and elite Corporate and Securities Associate for an opening in Washington, DC!  This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to work with a TOP AM LAW 100 firm in its prestigious corporate practice group.  To be considered for this... View Details