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About Jersey City, NJ

Starting Associate Salary in
Jersey City, NJ ***
$54,280 - $58,533
Jersey City, NJ Founded 1820
State Capital Trenton NJ
County for
Jersey City, NJ
Hudson County
City Fact about
Jersey City, NJ
Jersey City is an important transportation terminus and distribution and manufacturing center for the Port of New York and New Jersey
City Nickname
Jersey City, NJ
Chilltown, J.C.Wall Street West
Jersey City, NJ
Jersey City, NJ
# of NLJ 350 Attorneys
Jersey City, NJ
# of NLJ 350 Law Firms
Jersey City, NJ
Top three largest NLJ350 firms' offices by head count
Jersey City, NJ
Connell Foley
Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney
Hughes Hubbard & Reed
Jersey City, NJ
Steven Fulop
Notable People
Jersey City, NJ
Joe Budden
Eugene W. Leake
City History
Jersey City, NJ
The land comprising what is now Jersey City was inhabited by the Lenape, a collection of tribes (later called Delaware Indian).
Jersey City, NJ
City Wiki Page
Jersey City, NJ
Jersey City, NJ's Wikipedia
City Web Site
Jersey City, NJ
Jersey City, NJ's Website

Top 100 Law Firms in
Jersey City, NJ*

Ranked #27
PPP $1.58m
Hughes Hubbard & Reed

Jersey City, NJ… 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 Jersey City, NJ 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 Jersey City, NJ law firms or companies or in another city of their choice.

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Ask These Questions

In Jersey City, NJ, 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 Jersey City, NJ, 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 Jersey City, NJ:

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 Jersey City, NJ.

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Jersey City, NJ

Jersey City is the second most populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey after Newark. Jersey City is the seat of Hudson County as well as the county’s largest city. As of 2015, Jersey City’s Census-estimated population was 264,290, with the largest population increase of any municipality in New Jersey since 2010, an increase of about 6.7% from the 2010 United States Census, when the Jersey City’s population was at 247,597.

Part of the New York metropolitan area, Jersey City is bounded on the east by the Hudson River and Upper New York Bay and on the west by the Hackensack River and Newark Bay. A port of entry, with 11 miles (18 km) of waterfront and significant rail connections, Jersey City is an important transportation terminus and distribution and manufacturing center for the Port of New York and New Jersey. Financial and service industries as well as direct rapid transit access to Manhattan in New York City have played a prominent role in the redevelopment of the Jersey City waterfront and the creation of one of the nation’s largest downtowncentral business districts.

Jersey City is the seat of Hudson County, New Jersey, and the second-largest city in New Jersey.According to the United States Census Bureau, Jersey City had a total area of 21.080 square miles (54.596 km2), including 14.794 square miles (38.316 km2) of land and 6.286 square miles (16.281 km2) of water (29.82%). As of the 1990 Census, Jersey City had the smallest land area of the 100 most populous cities in America. Jersey City is bordered to the east by the Hudson River, to the north by Secaucus, North Bergen, Union City and Hoboken, to the west, across the Hackensack, by Kearny and Newark, and to the south by Bayonne. Given their proximity and accessibility by rapid transit to Manhattan, Jersey City and Hudson County are sometimes referred to as New York City’s Sixth Borough.

Jersey City is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the world. Jersey City is a major port of entry for immigration to the United States and a major employment center at the approximate core of the New York City metropolitan region; and given its proximity to Manhattan, Jersey City has evolved a globally cosmopolitan ambiance of its own, demonstrating a robust and growing demographic and cultural diversity with respect to metrics including nationality, religion, race, and domiciliary partnership. There were an estimated 68,857 Hispanic Americans in Jersey City, 27.4% of the population, according to the 2013 American Community Survey, representing a 0.9% increase from 68,256 Hispanic Americans enumerated in the 2010 United States Census.[108] Immigrants from South America, led by Ecuador, are a growing component of Jersey City’s population/ Puerto Rican Americans constitute the largest Hispanic group in Jersey City. While Cuban Americans are not as highly concentrated in Jersey City as they are in northern Hudson County, Jersey City has hosted the annual Cuban Parade and Festival of New Jersey at Exchange Place on its downtown waterfront since it was established in 2001.

*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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