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About Jackson, MS

Starting Associate Salary in
Jackson, MS ***
$72k - $74k
Jackson, MS Founded 1821
State Capital Jackson MS
County for
Jackson, MS
Rankin County
City Fact about
Jackson, MS
The city is named after Andrew Jackson, who was a general at the time of the naming but later became president of the United States.
City Nickname
Jackson, MS
City with Soul
Top Industries
Jackson, MS
Jackson, MS
Jackson, MS
# of NLJ 350 Attorneys
Jackson, MS
# of NLJ 350 Law Firms
Jackson, MS
Top three largest NLJ350 firms' offices by head count
Jackson, MS
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz
Phelps Dunbar
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings

Top 100 Law Firms in
Jackson, MS*

Ranked #98
PPP $535k
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

Top 200 Law Firms in
Jackson, MS*

Ranked #0
PPP $410k
Phelps Dunbar
Ranked #61
PPP $550k
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings
Ranked #83
PPP $460k
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz
Ranked #89
PPP $440k
Burr & Forman

Jackson, MS… 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 Jackson, MS 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 Jackson, MS law firms or companies or in another city of their choice.

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Ask These Questions

In Jackson, MS, 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 Jackson, MS, 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 Jackson, MS:

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 Jackson, MS.

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Jackson, Mississippi

Jackson is the capital of the state of Mississippi. Jackson is also the largest city in Mississippi. Jackson is situated on the Pearl River, which drains into the Gulf of Mexico, ad it is part of the Jackson Prairie region of the state. Jackson is named for General Andrew Jackson, who was honored for his role in the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812 and later became President. Jackson has had numerous prominent musicians in blues, gospel, and jazz, and was known for decades for its illegal nightclubs on the Gold Coast. Jackson is the anchor for the metro area. While Jackson’s population declined from 184,256 to 173,514 at the 2010 census, the metropolitan region grew.

The land composing the city of Jackson was originally part of the large territory occupied by the Choctaw Nation, who had inhabited the area for thousands of years prior to the Europeans. The Jackson area was obtained by the United States under the terms of the Treaty of Doak’s Stand in 1820, under which the Choctaw ceded some of their land. Jackson had significant growth in the early twentieth century, which produced dramatic changes in the city’s skyline. Jackson’s economic growth was further stimulated in the 1930s by the discovery of natural gas fields nearby. Since Jackson has become the medical and legal center of the state, it has attracted Jewish professionals in both fields. Since the late 20th century, it has developed the largest Jewish community in the state. In 2013, Jackson was named as one of the top 10 friendliest cities in the U.S. by CN Traveler. The city was noticed for friendly people, great food, and green and pretty public places.

The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, located on Riverside Drive, has all the requirements for a great place to spend some time in the summer in Jackson. It’s fun, educational, and above all, air conditioned! The are many great exhibits about the state that remain on site, and then there are traveling exhibits that are all part of the admission fee. The fish, alligators, bears, birds, and turtles are fun too. A visit to the State Capitol is an excellent experience for the whole family too. Located on High Street, it is definitely a place worth stopping by. The building is impressive with exquisite detailing, especially the domes. The capitol is actually a museum loaded with history, artifacts and more. You have the choice of a guided tour or a self guided tour, although with a guided tour you are likely to learn much more. The staff is pleasant, knowledgeable, and very helpful.

The Iron Horse Grill on West Pearl Street is a great steakhouse in Jackson. They have a wonderful atmosphere with great live music, terrific food, and awesome drinks. There are also plenty of local Mississippi beers on tap. The Shrimp and Grits is good, and they have some excellent Mexican dishes too. Housed in the old Armour Company Smokehouse and Distribution Plant building, 1906, it burned down twice, 1998 and 1999, but is fully restored and an outstanding place to have dinner. Then you have Walker’s, located on N State St. When you first glance at the neon sign it appears to be a burger joint right out of the 50’s, but don’t be fooled. This is an excellent spot for quality food and wine in Jackson. The filet mignon here is absolutely divine! The fish is great too. They have an extensive wine list. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable about the menu.

*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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