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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: 07/252016-07-25Position:Practice Area: Administrative AsstEmployment Type: TemporaryAre you experienced within the field of events coordination? Do you love to logistics? If so, this temporary to hire opportunity within a global non-profit may be the perfect fit for you! In this role, you would be providing logistical support to coordinate a wide range of meetings,...View Details.
Location: Potomac, MarylandDate Posted: 07/252016-07-25Position:Practice Area: Labor & EmploymentEmployment Type: Temp-To-HireOne of the most respected law firms in the Washington Metropolitan area is looking for an associate to join its growing, fast-paced practice! This...View Details.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 07/212016-07-21Position: Office ServicesPractice Area: Administrative AsstEmployment Type: TemporaryWould you like to work for an exciting trade organization in downtown DC? Do you have an interest in healthcare policy work, as well as research? Then...View Details.
Location: Rockville, MarylandDate Posted: 07/212016-07-21Position: ParalegalPractice Area: Intellectual PropertyEmployment Type: Direct HireAre you seeking an opportunity to transition your intellectual property experience into an in-house role? Would you love to shorten your commute? If so, look no further! This global leader in the life sciences technology arena is looking for a senior-level paralegal to provide...View Details.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 07/212016-07-21Position: IPPractice Area: Intellectual PropertyEmployment Type: Direct HireDo you thrive in a dynamic work environment? Are you looking to advance your career with one of DC’s premier law firms? Would you like to develop your legal experience in a law firm that values its employees and emphasizes a positive, friendly culture? If so, this direct hire...View Details.
Location: Fairfax, VirginiaDate Posted: 07/202016-07-20Position:Practice Area: LitigationEmployment Type: Temp-To-HireAre you starting your paralegal career and looking to expand your skill set? Are you interested in all aspects of litigation? Does a law firm in Northern Virginia where you can drive to work for free versus taking the metro sound more appealing? If so, this junior litigation...View Details.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 07/202016-07-20Position: Document ReviewerPractice Area: AntitrustEmployment Type: Contract
Special Counsel is staffing a new project! Need DC barred contract attorneys for a 3-4 month project! Please reply as quickly as possible as space is limited. Must be D.C. barred.
Start: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 ( a few possible rolling starts but...View Details.
Location: Bethesda, MarylandDate Posted: 07/192016-07-19Position:Practice Area: Business LawEmployment Type: Long Term TemporaryCORPORATE PARALEGAL JOB IN BETHESDA, MD
Are you someone who is driven and dedicated to their work? Do you wish to advance your career with a well-known and accomplished law firm? If so, this temporary opportunity may be the job you have been waiting for! If you enjoy the...View Details.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 07/142016-07-14Position: AttorneyPractice Area: Tax LawEmployment Type: Direct HireA prestigious tax boutique in Washington, DC is seeking a senior-level tax attorney to join its thriving practice. To be considered for this opportunity you must have 5-7 years of sophisticated experience with corporate tax, partnership tax, or private equity matters....View Details.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 07/142016-07-14Position: AttorneyPractice Area: LitigationEmployment Type: Direct HireParker + Lynch is working on an exciting opportunity for a mid-level IP litigation associate to join the IP practice of a top national law firm....View Details.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 07/142016-07-14Position: ParalegalPractice Area: Business LawEmployment Type: TemporaryAre you someone who is driven and dedicated to their work? Do you wish to advance your career with a well-known and accomplished law firm? If so, this temporary opportunity may be the job you have been waiting for!
We have a need for a Franchise Paralegal for the Northern...View Details.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 07/132016-07-13Position: AttorneyPractice Area: International LawEmployment Type: TemporarySpecial Counsel is actively seeking a long-term temporary attorney for a top firm in Washington, DC.
Start: As soon as possible
Hours: 40 hrs, OT will be available as needed
Duration: long-term duration
Pay: To commensurate with experience
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 07/132016-07-13Position: ParalegalPractice Area: Labor & EmploymentEmployment Type: Direct HireAre you a college graduate looking to get a foot in the door within the legal field? Are you someone hoping to gain substantive professional experience? If so, we would love to tell you more about this amazing direct hire opportunity! A top-rated Washington, DC labor and employment law...View Details.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 07/122016-07-12Position: Legal SecretaryPractice Area: LitigationEmployment Type: ContractDo you thrive in a busy environment and have a knack for getting things done? Are you flexible and dedicated to whatever task you are handed? If so, this could be the perfect temporary assignment for you! This prestigious international law firm is actively searching for a Legal Executive...View Details.
Location: Washington, District of ColumbiaDate Posted: 07/122016-07-12Position: RecordsPractice Area: Library and RecordsEmployment Type: Contract To HireAre you a hard-working individual who demonstrates a sincere dedication and commitment to their work? Do you have an interest in records management and either an MLS or experience in NARA scheduling? If so, we would love to talk to you about this Records Assistant position located in...View Details.
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