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1120 Connecticut Avenue Northwest
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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
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1400 I ST NW
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Washington, D.C. 20005
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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 56
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/18
    Position: IP
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A law firm in downtown Washington, DC is seeking a Patent Prosecution and Litigation Secretary to join its DC office. Candidates must have 2-5 years of patent prosecution experience. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated person that takes initiative and is resourceful. The chosen...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/18
    Position: IP
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is working with an IP boutique firm in need of a junior Docket Clerk. Preferred candidates will have at least one year of docketing experience and at least some college completed. Flexibility to work overtime is a must. The chosen candidate will be offered great benefits...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/17
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A top client of Parker + Lynch Legal,  a prominent mid-sized law firm in Washington DC, has a fantastic new opportunity for a Real Estate Associate for their growing practice. This is a great chance to  gain substantial experience in real estate finance.
     
    Ideal...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/17
    Position: Reception
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Contract To Hire
    Office Coordinator Job Available in Washington, DC
     
    Special Counsel, a leading legal recruitment and placement firm in the heart of Washington, DC, is seeking an Office Coordinator to join its busy team of recruiters.  If you have at least one year of internship or office...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/17
    Position: Executive Management
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel has an exciting opportunity for a Director of Diversity and Inclusion at a Downtown Washington, DC global law firm.  This firm is...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/17
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Technology
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Special Counsel is working with a law firm who has a need for a Transactional Attorney with some GDPR and privacy/data security experience to work in their Washington, D.C.  The details are below:
     
    Start: January 2018
    Duration: anticipated to last 6 months
    Hours:...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/15
    Position: Accounting / Finance
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you someone with accounting and book keeping experience?  We have a need for a Billing Coordinator to work within a law firm’s billing department.  In this role, you would be working in conjunction with other Billing Coordinators to maximize efficiency within the...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/15
    Position: IP
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel seeks a Senior Docket Specialist to join a prestigious Intellectual Property firm in downtown DC. Candidates considered must have at least 10 years of experience in docketing. The successful candidate will be able to work well with others but also...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/15
    Position: Management
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Do you have previous managerial experience? Are you comfortable building new projects and initiatives to address workload challenges and improve existing infrastructures? Then this may be the role for you! Special Counsel is working with an Am Law 100 firm that is looking to hire a...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/15
    Position: Conflicts Services
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel’s client, the Washington, DC office of a large international law firm, is actively recruiting for a Conflicts Specialist job....View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/15
    Position: Marketing
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    The Washington, DC office of a top Am Law firm is seeking qualified individuals for a Business Development & Marketing Manager position. In this...View Details.
  • Location: New York, New York
    Date Posted: 01/15
    Position: Human Resources
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A top AmLaw firm is seeking a Legal Recruitment Coordinator to join its Washington, DC office. The position is responsible for delivering programs and...View Details.
  • Location: Alexandria, Virginia
    Date Posted: 01/15
    Position: Accounting / Finance
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you someone with accounting and book keeping experience?  We have a need for an Accounting Specialist to work within a law firm’s accounting department.  In this role, you would be working in conjunction with other Specialists to maximize efficiency within the...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/15
    Position: Human Resources
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is working with a global law firm’s Washington, DC’s office to recruit a Legal Recruitment Coordinator. In this role, you...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 01/15
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Paralegal
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is seeking qualified individuals with a strong IP background to join a top-ranking patent law firm in their DC office. The Patent...View Details.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
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