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About Akron, OH

Starting Associate Salary in
Akron, OH ***
$32k - $39k
Akron, OH Founded 1825
State Capital Columbus OH
County for
Akron, OH
Summit County
City Fact about
Akron, OH
The fifth largest city in the U.S. state of Ohio and is the county seat of Summit County
City Nickname
Akron, OH
Rubber City
Top Industries
Akron, OH
Accommodation and food services
Plastics and rubber products
Metal and metal products
Educational services
Health care
Public administration
Akron, OH
Akron, OH
# of NLJ 350 Attorneys
Akron, OH
# of NLJ 350 Law Firms
Akron, OH
Top three largest NLJ350 firms' offices by head count
Akron, OH
Roetzel & Andress
Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease
Hahn Loeser & Parks

Top 200 Law Firms in
Akron, OH*

Ranked #0
PPP $460k
Roetzel & Andress
Ranked #97
PPP $405k
Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease

Akron, OH… Where We Find the LionsSM

In the wake of global economic changes, Employers both Companies and Law firms rely on the Lion Group, a national legal recruiting firm, to recruit attorneys for their strategic and growth requirements. Attorneys meaning In-House counsel, government attorneys, law firm partners and associates. Companies rely on us for general counsels and deputy general counsel positions. Law firms rely on us for strategic law partner recruiting, partner groups placements, new office development for law firms and law firm merger and acquisition services. We love the legal industry. And serve company executives and law firm executives in the placement of lawyers and strategic growth initiatives in the United States.

Legal recruiting is our forte. At law schools, companies and law firms locally here in Akron, OH lawyers call us head hunters while others calls us legal recruiters or legal search consultants, either way we get the job done and our clients are happy with strategic lawyer placements in Akron, OH law firms or companies or in another city of their choice.

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Ask These Questions

In Akron, OH, are you finding yourself asking these questions?

  • Have you dealt with a Legal Recruiter before and do you know How the Process Works?
  • Is your Company in a pinch and need to hire a Strategic Attorney to your Team now?
  • Are you reviewing Budget this year and want to Expand Your Talent Pool & Bottom Line?
  • Does your office need an Infusion of Talent and Leadership?
  • Would your Client give you More Business if you got the right Lawyer?
  • Did your Company just Expand and you need another General Counsel or Deputy?
  • Or did your Company get Acquired and you need a new level of InHouse Attorney leadership and experience?
  • Is your Law Firm considering a Merger or Acquisition for expansion and need game changing Introductions?
  • Did your last Recruiter offer a weak or no Guarantee for their work?
  • Were you left wanting with your last Recruiting experience and the Candidates presented?

At the Lion Group and in Akron, OH, we understand the myriad of law employment details for InHouse counsel, law associates, partners, groups & entire firms.

Consider our clients, the NLJ350 & Fortune Companies, and why they have chosen us in Akron, OH:

Introductions & Synergies

We create opportunity for our clients. We eat, sleep and think new connections that accelerate our clients goals.


It is our commitment to serve our clients and candidates with the utmost professionalism, integrity, and respect. We will serve relentlessly until the search has been completed to satisfaction.

Value Added

We are not simply legal recruiters. We think like Marketers. We innovate like Entrepreneurs. We connect like Investment Bankers. We counsel like Presidential Advisors.


We commit to a rigorous safe guarding of sensitive communications and information. We understand the delicate steps in the lateral process.

Market Intelligence

We are forever students of the law industry. We know what is going on and are sought for information locally here at Akron, OH.

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Akron, OH: The Rubber City

Akron is the fifth largest city in the Buckeye State: Ohio, it is located in the northeast of the state and it is the official seat of the Summit County. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of over 199.000 citizens, ranking in the 116th position among the U.S cities. Nevertheless, the Akron metropolitan statistical area, covering the counties of Summit and Portage, has a population of over 700.000 citizens. Akron is south of the fourth largest lake in the U.S: Lake Erie, on the Glaciated Allegheny Plateau.

This city is known as The Rubber City, and as the Rubber Capital of the World, these names are due to the numerous tire companies that had their headquarters in Akron during the 19th Century. Goodrich Corporation, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, and General Tire all started in Akron. The tire industry was growing considerably as the demand for automobiles tires continued to raise, this phenomenon was the reason many people started moving to Akron, increasing the city’s population by over 208%, becoming the United States’ fasting growing city at that time. A few years later, Akron stopped being the world leader city in tire manufacturing, nevertheless, it continued to be in the spotlight for many decades since it acquired a well-deserved reputation for polymer research and development, hosting more than 400 companies with activities related to this field.

Akron is also recognized for being the city that created and implemented the K-12 school system, which it is still used nowadays not only by the United States but also by Canada, South Korea, Australia and much more. In the educational area, Akron isn’t left behind, it is home to the University of Akron, one of the biggest campuses in the entire state of Ohio. It has a world-renown school of polymer science and engineering. Additionally, it is the first university in the U.S to offer an undergraduate program in Corrosion Engineering and it is also the only educational institution, besides the U.S. Air Force Academy to offer a degree in Aerospace Systems.

As a center of tourism, Akron has stood out due to the many attractions it offers to its visitors. One of its most popular places is the Akron Art Museum, established in 1922, over 20,000 square feet of gallery space to exhibit national and international collections. In addition, Akron is the perfect place to perform many outdoor activities since it features many open spaces like the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Ohio & Erie Canalway, or the Akron Skate Park and as for entertainment, its visitors can always enjoy a show, a concert or a festival in the Lock 3 or in the Akron Civic Theater.

*The law firm rankings are based on the 2013 AML 100&200 by Profits Per Partner.
**The top law school rankings are based on the 2013 U.S. News Best Law School ranking.
*^The top ATL law school rankings are based on 2013 Above the Law rankings.
***Salaries are based on a range of small to large law firms that were found for this city.
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