Flex Counsel

Engage verified Attorneys, Paralegals Trust & Safety, and Legal Operations professionals, on demand.
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The problem

Enterprise legal departments deal with a wide variety of legal needs, and hiring traditional law firms is often prohibitively expensive. Full time hiring or using legal staffing services might not be feasible for less predictable legal tasks.

The solution

Legal.io helps legal departments identify trusted legal professionals for any legal need globally. Professionals in our network typically have a backgrounds in big law, but operate with significantly lower overhead, just like Legal.io.

Flex Counsel Engagements are well-suited for legal departments facing unpredictable spikes in work. Flex Counsel engagements typically start at an estimated 10h / week of work, although week-by-week amounts may vary.

For businesses that experience rapid growth, our lawyers can act as a temporary outside general counsel, operating as an integral part of your team.

We engaged Legal.io to get overflow support with commercial agreements. The individuals Legal.io presented were very experienced and the person we hired hit the ground running. We've been able to ramp capacity up and down as needed, and have achieved substantial time and cost savings.”

Hire for any legal role

Access a highly qualified and diverse pool of top legal talent across a wide variety of legal roles.

Work with Us


Experienced lawyers ready to help you meet your business goals faster.


Legal Operations

Maximize the capabilities of your legal team by streamlining legal operations.


Contract Management

Unlock the value in your contracts and decrease turnaround time.


Trust & Safety

Protect your customers and create fair and safe places to interact.



Hire experienced paralegals for your legal department or law firm.


Why Legal.io


Our team of experienced legal recruiters conducts a tech-enabled, targeted search for each role. We only present a limited number of highly qualified candidates to our clients.


We typically present candidates within 3 - 5 business days of a confirmed Scope of Work, and routinely support more time-sensitive business needs.


By leveraging our talent platform, community, and data we are able to deliver superior results for our clients, at rates that are often 15% to 20% lower than traditional staffing companies


We strive to make every interaction with our team quick, transparent, and seamless, and aim to be a trusted vendor that is friendly, non-intrusive and easy to work with.


We take pride in our key role in supporting our clients’ D&I programs. Since 2019, 64% of the legal professionals we placed were women and 42% were diverse candidates.


We take a long-term view to the relationships we build, acting as a resource for legal professionals in our network and support them throughout their legal career.


Legal.io provides its clients with the ability to ramp up and down as business needs require, and is able to support predictable and less predictable workloads.


The depth of our network allows us to holistically serve the needs of our customers across a wide variety of roles, from attorneys to legal operations.


Global Reach

With more than 15k+ legal professionals in the U.S. and beyond, Legal.io is one of the world's largest legal services networks serving enterprises in the US and globally.

Map of the United States that Legal.io has professionals in

Hire the best legal talent

Legal.io is building the world's leading legal talent network. We make it easy to quickly find and hire highly qualified and diverse legal professionals that seamlessly integrate into your organization and help you get the job done.

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