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In 2003, legal staffing veteran Jeanette Derby founded Legal E Staffing, Inc. with a vision to match talented legal professionals with superior career opportunities in the Washington, DC metropolitan area using innovative processes to maximize efficiency and results. Having spent over thirty years developing her expertise and building a placement service that has employed thousands of satisfied legal professionals, Jeanette has seen her vision evolve into a highly successful reality. In January of 2011, the company rebranded to be called simply Legal E. Our clients, law firms and corporate legal departments, have long depended on Legal E to deliver exceptional staffing solutions and "Best of LegalTimes" Reader's Rankings named Legal E DC’s “Top Legal/Litigation Staffing Support Firm” for 2015 as well as top finalist for “Best DC Based Legal Recruiters” 2015 & 2016 and “Best Legal/Litigation Support Staffing Firms" in 2012, 2013, 2014, & 2016. Our trusted-partner approach helps clients obtain an efficient and affordable pipeline of talent-driven and experienced individuals for their workforce.


Our Mission: to provide exceptional legal staffing services to law firms and corporate legal departments in the Washington, DC metro area.

Legal E has a resume database of over 36,000 local, legal-industry candidates and employs an expert staff of recruiters to assist clients in finding the “perfect fit” for their staffing needs. We are a 100% woman owned and operated business and pride ourselves in partnering with and sponsoring countless legal and recruiting industry associations. Serving as thought-leaders on a variety of topics, our team members are highly sought after for speaking engagements that explore legal and staffing industry trends. In our community, we make a point of "giving back" through our commitment to charitable giving and volunteerism. At its core, Legal E has an unwavering dedication to deliver new and better solutions for our clients.

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Legal E has enjoyed donating time and/or funding to the following worthy organizations:

Legal E adheres to an equal employment opportunity policy. All applicants are referred based on their qualifications only, without regard for their race, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.