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About Austin, TX

Starting Associate Salary in
Austin, TX ***
$135k - $160k
Austin, TX Founded 1835
State Capital Austin TX
County for
Austin, TX
Travis County
City Fact about
Austin, TX
Residents of Austin are known as Austinites
City Nickname
Austin, TX
Live Music Capitol
Top Industries
Austin, TX
High Technology
Semiconductor & Software
Austin, TX
Austin, TX
# of NLJ 350 Attorneys
Austin, TX
# of NLJ 350 Law Firms
Austin, TX
Top three largest NLJ350 firms' offices by head count
Austin, TX
Jackson Walker
Fulbright & Jaworski
Baker Botts

Top 100 US Law Schools in
Austin, TX**

Ranked #15 University of Texas--Austin

Top 100 ATL Law Schools in
Austin, TX*^

Ranked #14 University of Texas at Austin School of Law

Top 100 Law Firms in
Austin, TX*

Ranked #19
PPP $2.0m
Ranked #24
PPP $1.7m
King & Spalding
Ranked #32
PPP $1.58m
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Ranked #36
PPP $1.6m
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
Ranked #43
PPP $1.6m
Fish & Richardson
Ranked #44
PPP $1.35m
Vinson & Elkins
Ranked #48
PPP $1.02m
Bracewell & Giuliani
Ranked #50
PPP $1.37m
Baker Botts
Ranked #50
PPP $1.32m
Greenberg Traurig
Ranked #54
PPP $1.13m
DLA Piper
Ranked #54
PPP $1.19m
Katten Muchin Rosenman
Ranked #65
PPP $980k
Locke Lord
Ranked #66
PPP $1.01m
Sutherland Asbill & Brennan
Ranked #71
PPP $815k
Ranked #77
PPP $930k
K&L Gates
No result found in Regional Report
Ranked #77
PPP $930k
K&L Gates
No result found in Regional Report
Ranked #83
PPP $815k
Hunton & Williams
Ranked #86
PPP $875k
Fulbright & Jaworski
Ranked #87
PPP $740k
Haynes and Boone
Ranked #97
PPP $540k
Jackson Lewis
Ranked #98
PPP $535k
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

Top 200 Law Firms in
Austin, TX*

Ranked #0
PPP $630k
Husch Blackwell
Ranked #0
PPP $410k
Strasburger & Price
Ranked #13
PPP $1.1m
Andrews Kurth
Ranked #21
PPP $950k
Thompson & Knight
Ranked #26
PPP $855k
Gardere Wynne Sewell
Ranked #43
PPP $695k
Gordon & Rees
Ranked #44
PPP $690k
Jackson Walker
Ranked #47
PPP $685k
Ranked #51
PPP $660k

Austin, TX… 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 Austin, TX 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 Austin, TX law firms or companies or in another city of their choice.

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Ask These Questions

In Austin, TX, 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 Austin, TX, 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 Austin, TX:

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 Austin, TX.

Save Time & Money

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Your Connector & Legal Recruiting Solution

Austin, TX: Heart of Texas

In the Lone Star State, we can find the good old city of Austin, capital of the state of Texas. As an interesting fact, Austin is the second largest state capital in the U.S just after Phoenix Arizona. In Texas, it’s the 4th largest city just behind Houston, San Antonio and Dallas, and the 11th largest city in the U.S thanks to its 912.791 Austinites population. Austin is located in the Travis County, in the south central Texas area. The Greater Austin or the Austin-Round Rock encompasses a total of five counties, achieving the 35th largest metropolitan area in the U.S, due to its over 2 million citizens.

Austin was known in the 18th century as Waterloo, it wasn’t until 1839 that Austin got its name in honor of Stephen Austin, he was the first secretary of state of the Republic of Texas, commonly known as “the father of Texas” since he established the first American colony in the Tejas province of Mexico and he saw how it became an independent republic in 1836. After that, Austin became one of the main metropolitan centers in the U.S. Ever since its establishment Austin has only gotten positive results. According to the American business magazine Forbes, Austin is the second fastest growing city in the U.S, with a growth rate of 44% since 2000.

The Silicon Hills is one of the nicknames for the beautiful city of Austin, it is compared to its Californian counterpart since it is also the home of many high-tech companies. Dell, Time Warner, Bigcommerce have their headquarters in Austin, additionally, many other corporations such as Apple, IBM, Facebook, Google have operations in this city. The proliferation of technological companies in the Austin Great Region is due to the benefits in cost and taxes for this field, but it also provides a viable opportunity for startups, making of Austin the top city for young entrepreneurs. This growing rate has been reflected on the job market and it has made of Austin the 2th best city for future job growth. In conclusion, nowadays Austin is a prosperous economy that has no signs of slowing down.

Austin is recognized for its educational excellence. It is the most highly educated city in the U.S and it ranks as one the most literate cities as well. It is the main seat of the University of Texas system, an educational network that is composed of more than 218.000 students and more than 87.000 faculty and staff. It is the biggest educational system in the state of Texas. This university has been ranked as the 53th best university in the U.S, mainly caused for its high-quality reputation of its business, engineering and law degrees. In Austin, you are also capable of finding other institutions of higher education known for their excellence, such as the St. Edward’s University, the Concordia University and the Texas Health and Science University.

*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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