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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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1400 I St. NW, Suite #325
Washington, D.C. 20005 Phone: 202.737.3436 Fax: 202.776.0084
Special Counsel TurnKey Legal Center
1120 Connecticut Avenue Northwest
Suite 350
Washington, D.C. 20036
Special Counsel TurnKey Legal Center
1776 I Street NW, Suite 575
Washington, D.C. 20006
Special Counsel TurnKey Legal Center
1400 I ST NW, Suite 325
Washington, D.C. 20005
Special Counsel Alderson® Court Reporting
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
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.

Jobs 1-15 of 33
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 05/20
    Position: Document Reviewer
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Special Counsel is seeking D.C. barred attorneys for upcoming temporary project jobs in June 2016. If you have not registered with Special Counsel, submit your resume below!  
     
    Attorneys must be D.C. barred. Pay will vary for each job. Please reply as quickly as possible...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 05/20
    Position: Document Reviewer
    Practice Area: Antitrust
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is staffing a document review project in Washington, D.C. Candidates must be licensed in DC (active and in good standing). Please reply as quickly as possible since the space is limited!
     
    Start:  Tuesday May 24 2016
    Hours: 40 hrs/week + (Heavy hours...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 05/20
    Position: IT
    Practice Area: Technology
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Do you consider yourself to be a hard-working, tech savvy individual? Are you positive, friendly, and adaptable in the work place? If so, you will want to know more about this fantastic job opening in Washington, DC. In this position, you would be providing top notch professional...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 05/20
    Position: Records
    Practice Area: Technology
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a welcoming and personable individual that is seeking a foot in the door with one of the world’s premier firms? Do you pride yourself on your customer service and technical abilities? If so, we would love to speak with you about this fantastic job opening with a...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 05/18
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Paralegal
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an experienced paralegal with a background in complex litigation and appellate practice areas? Are you hoping to take your career to the next level with a renowned international law firm? Are you a non-barred JD that prefers to work as a paralegal rather than practice as an...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 05/18
    Position:
    Practice Area: Library and Records
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Temporary Records Specialist Job Available with AMLaw 100 Firm
    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! This law...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 05/17
    Position: Human Resources
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Temporary
    HR Coordinator Job Available in Washington, DC

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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 05/16
    Position: Records
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    Senior Records Manager Job Available in Washington, DC

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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 05/13
    Position: Admin Legal Support
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Would you like to work for a renowned international law firm? Would you be thrilled to translate your administrative skills into an exciting practice with a respected team of attorneys? If so, you may be a perfect fit for this practice assistant position. In this role, you would be...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 05/12
    Position:
    Practice Area: International Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    CORPORATE PARALEGAL – GLOBAL FIRM WITH AWARD-WINNING PARALEGAL PROGRAM
     
    Are you seeking your “forever home” at a well-established law firm with a global reach? Do you crave high-level involvement and a firm that supports pro bono initiatives? Then read...
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  • Location: Bethesda, Maryland
    Date Posted: 05/12
    Position:
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Temporary HR Assistant Job Available in Bethesda, MD!
     
    Do you have the desire to work in the field of human resources? Are you a highly...
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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 05/12
    Position: Admin Legal Support
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Do you think of yourself as a hard-working, dedicated individual? Are you hoping to take your legal career to the next level? Or are you looking for an introduction into an exciting legal career? If so, the perfect opportunity has become available for you! In this role, you would be...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 05/12
    Position: Records
    Practice Area: Library and Records
    Employment Type: Temp-To-Hire
    Seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Records Manager to support a high profile Records program in Washington, D.C.  The candidate will provide records and information management program services to a Federal government agency. As a key staff member, you will provide...View Details.
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 05/12
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Special Counsel is seeking an e-Discovery Support Attorney/Staff Attorney to work in a temporary capacity with a top firm in D.C. You must have 5-7 years of e-Discovery management experience and be DC barred. Please reply as quickly as possible as this is an immediate...View Details.
  • Location: Arlington, Virginia
    Date Posted: 05/12
    Position: Document Reviewer
    Practice Area: Antitrust
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is staffing a document review project in Washington, D.C. Candidates must be licensed in any U.S. jurisdiction (active and in good standing). Please reply as quickly as possible since the space is limited.
     
    Start:  ASAP
    Hours: 40 hrs/week (NO...
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