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About Atlanta, GA

Starting Associate Salary in
Atlanta, GA ***
$100k - $160k
Atlanta, GA Founded 1837
State Capital Atlanta GA
County for
Atlanta, GA
Fulton County
City Fact about
Atlanta, GA
Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of the Southeastern United States, via highway, railroad, and air, with Hartsfield?Jackson Atlanta International Airport being the worlds busiest airport since 1998.
City Nickname
Atlanta, GA
The Big Peach
Top Industries
Atlanta, GA
Wholesale & Retail Trade
Atlanta, GA
Atlanta, GA
# of NLJ 350 Attorneys
Atlanta, GA
# of NLJ 350 Law Firms
Atlanta, GA
Top three largest NLJ350 firms' offices by head count
Atlanta, GA
Alston & Bird
King & Spalding
Troutman Sanders
Atlanta, GA
Kasim Reed
Notable People
Atlanta, GA
Thomas E. Hill
Martin Luther King Jr.
Major Employers
Atlanta, GA
The Coca-Cola Company
The Home Depot
Delta Air Lines
AT&T Mobility
City History
Atlanta, GA
As part of the systematic removal of Native Americans from northern Georgia from 1802 to 1825, the Creek ceded the area in 1821, and white settlers arrived the following year.
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City Wiki Page
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Atlanta, GA's Wikipedia
City Web Site
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Top 100 US Law Schools in
Atlanta, GA**

Ranked #23 Emory University
Ranked #54 Georgia State University

Top 100 ATL Law Schools in
Atlanta, GA*^

Ranked #29 Emory Law School
Ranked #42 Georgia State University College of Law

Top 100 Law Firms in
Atlanta, GA*

Ranked #20
PPP $1.99m
Paul Hastings
Ranked #24
PPP $1.7m
King & Spalding
Ranked #28
PPP $1.21m
Alston & Bird
One Atlantic Center
Ranked #39
PPP $1.50m
Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy
Ranked #43
PPP $1.6m
Fish & Richardson
Ranked #50
PPP $1.32m
Greenberg Traurig
Ranked #54
PPP $1.13m
DLA Piper
Ranked #59
PPP $1.03m
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner
Ranked #65
PPP $980k
Locke Lord
Ranked #66
PPP $1.01m
Sutherland Asbill & Brennan
Ranked #70
PPP $800k
Holland & Knight
Ranked #71
PPP $815k
Ranked #72
PPP $925k
McKenna Long & Aldridge
Ranked #75
PPP $820k
Jones Day
Ranked #76
PPP $735k
Seyfarth Shaw
Ranked #79
PPP $830k
Duane Morris
Ranked #80
PPP $860k
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton
Ranked #83
PPP $815k
Hunton & Williams
Ranked #85
PPP $825k
SNR Denton
Ranked #90
PPP $705k
Bryan Cave
One Atlantic Center, Fourteenth Floor
Ranked #92
PPP $720k
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith
Ranked #95
PPP $705k
Troutman Sanders
Ranked #97
PPP $540k
Jackson Lewis
Ranked #98
PPP $535k
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Ranked #100
PPP $485k
Littler Mendelson

Top 200 Law Firms in
Atlanta, GA*

Ranked #0
PPP $890k
Morris, Manning & Martin
Ranked #0
PPP $710k
Cozen O’Connor
Ranked #2
PPP $1.85m
Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman
Ranked #27
PPP $850k
Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi
Ranked #31
PPP $840k
Schiff Hardin
Ranked #38
PPP $745k
Carlton Fields
Ranked #43
PPP $695k
Gordon & Rees
Ranked #45
PPP $685k
Barnes & Thornburg
Ranked #53
PPP $635k
Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice
Ranked #59
PPP $560k
Epstein Becker & Green
Ranked #63
PPP $540k
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough
Ranked #68
PPP $525k
Ballard Spahr
Ranked #71
PPP $525k
Thompson Hine
Ranked #83
PPP $460k
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz
Ranked #84
PPP $455k
Kutak Rock
Ranked #87
PPP $450k
Fisher & Phillips
Ranked #89
PPP $440k
Burr & Forman

Atlanta GA Legal Recruiters | Attorney Recruiting | The Lion Group

In the wake of global economic changes, Law firms and Companies, rely on the Lion Group, a national legal recruiting firm. Our Atlanta GA Legal recruiters find attorneys for their strategic and growth requirements. We place 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 Atlanta, GA 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 Atlanta, GA law firms or companies or in another city of their choice.

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At the Lion Group and in Atlanta, GA, 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 Atlanta, GA:

Introductions & Synergies

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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.

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Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2013 population of 447,841. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the Atlanta rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as “too busy to hate” for the progressive views of its citizens and leaders, Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of the Southeastern United States, via highway, railroad, and air, with Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport being the world’s busiest airport since 1998.

St. Patrick’s Day in Atlanta features events that run the gamut from outright celebrations to tests of physical endurance. Whether you want to celebrate the Irish with the entire city or support the many thousands of runners that take to the streets of neighborhoods throughout the city, St. Patrick’s Day is a great day to visit Atlanta. A number of Atlanta bars honor St. Patrick’s Day with special events. Next to Piedmont Park, Park Tavern hosts its annual Get Lucky Festival with live bands and green beer all day long. At Atlantic Station, check out ShamRock the Station, which bills itself as Atlanta’s biggest family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day celebration with Irish dancing, face painting, and balloon art. In addition, head to Virginia Highland for a variety of celebrations at the bars throughout the neighborhood.

Whether its arts and culture or the outdoors you’re looking for, Midtown Atlanta has you covered. Explore Atlanta’s “heart of the arts” in Midtown at the High Museum of Art or the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Head a few blocks over to discover the greenery of Piedmont Park. And when the sun goes down, head to Midtown’s Crescent Avenue for heart-pounding nightlife. From Opera Nightclub to Sutra Lounge, dancing doesn’t stop until the sun comes up.

The primary network-affiliated television stations in Atlanta are WXIA-TV (NBC), WGCL-TV (CBS), WSB-TV (ABC), and WAGA-TV (FOX). The Atlanta metropolitan area is served by two public television stations and one public radio station. WGTV is the flagship station of the statewide Georgia Public Television network and is a PBS member station, while WPBA is owned by Atlanta Public Schools. Georgia Public Radio is listener-funded and comprises one NPR member station, WABE, a classical music station operated by Atlanta Public Schools. Atlanta is served by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta only major daily newspaper with wide distribution. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is the result of a 1950 merger between The Atlanta Journal and The Atlanta Constitution, with staff consolidation occurring in 1982 and separate publication of the morning Constitution and afternoon Journal ceasing in 2001. Alternative weekly newspapers include Creative Loafing, which has a weekly print circulation of 80,000. Atlanta magazine is an award-winning, monthly general-interest magazine based in and covering Atlanta.

*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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