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Open Positions  


Spiegel & McDiarmid is currently seeking Paralegal candidates for 2018.  This is an excellent opportunity for entry-level candidates who seek to experience law firm life and gain hands-on experience. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with and provide general support to attorneys;
  • Attend and report on regulatory commission meetings;
  • Respond to research requests;
  • Maintain case document databases;
  • Assist in the preparation of briefs and pleadings, consisting largely of cite-checking/proofreading;
  • Identify and assemble documents relevant to case issues;
  • Monitor cases and agency filings for attorneys and clients;
  • Prepare reports for clients on industry trends, updates and deadlines;
  • Participate in team discussions of case strategies;
  • Assist in discovery and trial preparation.


  • BA/BS Degree w/excellent academic credentials.
  • Strong analytical, writing and proofreading skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Research experience a must.
  • Litigation experience in a law firm environment a plus.
  • Willingness to take responsibility for assigned tasks with minimal supervision. 
  • 0-3 years of experience. Two year commitment preferred.
  • Must be flexible for overtime when needed.

For more details, see our Paralegals page.


Qualified candidates should submit résumé, cover letter, transcript and writing sample to:
Lisa Jacobs, Director of Human Resources
Spiegel & McDiarmid LLP
1875 Eye Street, NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20006
Fax: 202.393.2866
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