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Whether you’re a firm searching for a lawyer or a lawyer seeking your next opportunity, we have the connections and experience in D.C. to find you the right fit.

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Legal Recruiters in Washington D.C.

If there’s a perfect place to partner with experienced legal recruiters, it’s Washington, D.C. The District of Columbia has the highest number of lawyers per capita in the U.S.—roughly nine times higher than New York City. That’s about one lawyer for every 40 residents.

This abundance can make it difficult for companies and firms to find the best candidates. For working lawyers and recent graduates, such a competitive job market can be a significant hurdle to career advancement. Working with a legal recruiting firm with experience in D.C. allows you to cut through the noise and build attorney-client bonds that suit your specific needs. 

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E.P. Dine isn’t like other executive search firms. D.C. is a location we know extraordinarily well, and with our extensive network, in-depth discovery process, and industry-shaping strategy, we’re uniquely positioned to enhance your top-tier legal team.

We’ve spent decades connecting firms, large enterprises, and budding start-ups with highly skilled legal talent of every experience level—from associates to partners and in-house counsel—because we understand that every choice is pivotal. Regardless of how many positions you’re looking to fill, we’ll pair you with the best recruiter. We’ve been matching the most qualified candidates with top-notch legal roles through our legal recruitment process since 1975.

How We Help Candidates
Find the Right Fit

Our mission to find you the perfect placement begins with a comprehensive exploration of your background, goals, and work-life aspirations. By putting your unique needs first, we can curate a tailored, ongoing search to locate your optimal opportunity, whether that’s a law firm associate position, an in-house counsel job, or a lateral partner role.

Once we hone in on your next move, we support you in landing your dream legal position. Beyond landing you the interview, we help you prepare for and transition into your new legal job. Our approach works; after years of guiding lawyers into their preferred positions in a crowded legal market, we can confidently boast our leading reputation in the city. We make it easy to get started on the search for your next law job.

“I've worked with E.P. Dine for many years, both as a candidate and a client. E.P. Dine has consistently provided me with excellent advice and service. They go to great lengths to understand their client's needs and work hard to match the right candidate to the opportunity. They are a trusted and valuable resource and I highly recommend them.”

Deirdre Stanley
Executive Vice President & General Counsel, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.

Why Choose Us

At E.P. Dine in Washington DC, we are your pathway to legal excellence, with a 50-year legacy in legal recruitment. Our commitment to delivering tailored solutions that cater to the unique needs of law firms, corporations, startups, and individual attorneys sets us apart.

We take pride in upholding the highest ethical standards and fostering transparent partnerships with our clients, ensuring a relationship built on trust and integrity. Our expertise extends across the legal spectrum, allowing us to adeptly place professionals ranging from general counsel and in-house counsel, to law firm associates and lateral partners. What truly distinguishes us, however, is our deep industry insights and ability to adapt to the ever-evolving landscape of legal trends.

When you choose E.P. Dine, you're not just selecting a recruitment agency; you're opting for a dedicated partner who understands the intricacies of the legal field and is committed to helping you achieve excellence in your legal endeavors.

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