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1400 I ST NW, Suite 325 Washington, D.C. 20005
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1150 17th Street, NW, #401 Washington, D.C. 20036
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1120 Connecticut Avenue Northwest
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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
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Washington, D.C. 20036
Phone: 202.289.2260 Toll Free: 800.FOR.DEPO
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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: 02/04
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: TRAK Legal
    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 international law firm is actively seeking an experienced paralegal to join its busy energy practice. The attorneys on this team rely on the...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 02/04
    Position: Human Resources
    Practice Area: TRAK Legal
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a seasoned legal recruiter seeking a step up in your career? A respected and prestigious international law firm is seeking a Senior Legal Recruitment and Development Coordinator to support its Washington, DC office. This is an exciting opportunity for a seasoned candidate that has...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 02/04
    Position: Human Resources
    Practice Area: TRAK Legal
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Our client, a prominent international law firm with a significant DC presence, is seeking an experienced human resources professional to provide...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 02/04
    Position: Administrative Assistant
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an experienced energy/FERC legal secretary seeking supervisory experience? This is a great opportunity for the consummate professional with previous legal administrative assistant experience that wants to provide leadership and high end support to a busy team. The DC office of a...View Details.
  • Location: Bethesda, Maryland
    Date Posted: 01/28
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: TRAK Legal
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you tired of fighting traffic and want to work closer to home? A reputable Montgomery County law firm is seeking a trusts and estates paralegal to support its busy practice. Responsibilities will include preparing tax documents, interacting with clients, coordinating the probate...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/26
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: TRAK Legal
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you seeking your “forever home” at a well-established law firm with a global reach? Do you crave high-level daily case involvement and a firm that supports pro bono initiatives? Then read on!
     
    Our client, an international law firm with a large Washington, DC...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/26
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: TRAK Legal
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an experienced paralegal seeking an opportunity to work for one of the most prestigious law firms in the country? The Washington, DC office of a large international law firm is seeking a go-getter paralegal to join its busy corporate/securities team. Responsibilities will include...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/25
    Position: Admin Legal Support
    Practice Area: Appellate Practice
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Special Counsel is looking for an experienced, appellate-level cite checker for a US Court of Appeals brief. Can work remotely!  
     
    Start Date: February 1st 2016
    Duration: up to one week
    Location: Washington DC (can work remotely)...
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  • Location: Newtown, Connecticut
    Date Posted: 01/21
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is seeking a law student  for a part-time legal internship in Washington, D.C. To be considered for this project, you must be enrolled in an accredited JD program.
     
    WORK LOCATION:
    Downtown, Washington, D.C.
     
    INTERNSHIP SUMMARY:
    This...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/21
    Position: JD
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is actively seeking patent agents or associates with prosecution experience and a mechanical engineering background to assist our client for the next month or two with a recent surge of work.  If qualified and interested, please send your resume to...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/21
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: TRAK Legal
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A prestigious and collegial international law firm has a Legal Secretary opening for its downtown Washington, D.C. office. The ultimate candidate will be smart and proactive, and excited about taking ownership of both executive assistant and paralegal-related tasks. Requirements include...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/21
    Position: Conference Support
    Practice Area: TRAK Legal
    Employment Type: Temporary
    A prominent international trade organization is seeking multiple Administrative Assistants and Conference Assistants to work on a temporary basis over the coming months in their Washington D.C. office as they prepare for their annual convention in June 2016....View Details.
  • Location: Fairfax, Virginia
    Date Posted: 01/21
    Position: Information Governance
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is looking for a Serials Cataloger.  Candidates must have a minimum Master's degree in Library Sciences from an ALA-accredited...View Details.
  • Location: Washington , District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/21
    Position: Library
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is recruiting for a Legal Reference Librarian job in Washington, DC! If you wish to be considered for this opportunity, you must have a...View Details.
  • Location: Baltimore, Maryland
    Date Posted: 01/21
    Position: Library
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel Information Governance is currently recruiting for a temporary part-time Librarian job in Baltimore, MD! To be considered for this position, you must have an MLS degree, over 3 years of experience in an instructional role.  This opportunity will run three months and...View Details.