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About Madison, WI

Starting Associate Salary in
Madison, WI ***
$72k - $105k
Madison, WI Founded 1836
State Capital Madison WI
County for
Madison, WI
Dane County
City Fact about
Madison, WI
Second largest city in Wisconsin
City Nickname
Madison, WI
Mad City
Top Industries
Madison, WI
Wholesale & Retail Trade
Madison, WI
Madison, WI
# of NLJ 350 Attorneys
Madison, WI
# of NLJ 350 Law Firms
Madison, WI
Top three largest NLJ350 firms' offices by head count
Madison, WI
Foley & Lardner
Michael Best & Friedrich
Godfrey & Kahn

Top 100 US Law Schools in
Madison, WI**

Ranked #33 University of Wisconsin--Madison

Top 100 Law Firms in
Madison, WI*

Ranked #67
PPP $900k
Perkins Coie
Ranked #69
PPP $900k
Foley & Lardner

Top 200 Law Firms in
Madison, WI*

Ranked #80
PPP $465k
Akerman Senterfitt
Ranked #85
PPP $455k
Michael Best & Friedrich
Ranked #98
PPP $395k
Quarles & Brady

Madison, WI… 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 Madison, WI 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 Madison, WI law firms or companies or in another city of their choice.

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Ask These Questions

In Madison, WI, 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 Madison, WI, 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 Madison, WI:

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 Madison, WI.

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Madison WI

Madison WI is also nicknamed mad city, city of four lakes or madtown. Madison is in the state of Wisconsin and is the capital. In 1829, a former federal judge James Duane Doty acquired more than thousand acres between Lake Monona and Mendota, the land was swamp and forest land. The Madison city was named as the fourth President of the U.S. who died in 1836. In 1836 the territorial legislature had convened in Belmont when they created the Wisconsin territory. Doty was at the frontline in lobbying for Madison to be the new capital. During the civil war madison WI was a center of the Union Army.

Madison WI has two large employers which are the University of Wisconsin and the state government. The economy of Madison is slowly moving to high-tech base and consumer services from government-based economy. In the 1990s there was an economic boom which was not affected by recession. The economic growth is attributed to the fact that Madison has a wide skill base because of the high level of education. 48.2 % of the population is well over 25 years and they hold a bachelor’s degree. The unemployment rate of Madison is 3.5%. Madison is home to Spectrum brands, MGE Energy, Credit Union National Association, Alliant Energy and Sub-Zero &Wolf appliance companies. The University of Wisconsin Hospital and clinics is very important as a teaching hospital and has managed to specialize in transplant medicine, digestive disorders, oncology and endocrinology.

Madison WI has not also been left out in tourist attraction centers. The Fran Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin East is a great piece of architecture which seats on 600 acres of the country side. From 1911 to 1959 Wright worked on his designs. The property comprises of a home, with joining structure of studio, a school, gallery and a theater. A dam, the Romeo & Juliet Windmill and Midway farms and a restaurant. The Wisconsin state capitol is located a few blocks of the lakeshore of the Madison’s downtown. House on the rock is perched and the top of deer shelter rock with more than 3,200 windows which was designed by a desire to follow on Frank Lloyd footsteps. The house on the rock stands in a resort and an inn. The Monona Terrace was designed by Frank Lloyd although he didn’t see the actual building. This building was built on wright’s exterior design with the original glass façade. The madison Museum of Contemporary Art is the entertainment and lifeblood of arts.

Madison WI has been focused due to its diversity in the races. The racial gap in the Madison city is growing with an increase in the black and Hispanic community. In 2000 – 2010 the black population by 38% and the Hispanic population increased by 84%. This shows that these communities have increased faster than the Asian and white communities. Madison being a good city to live in the rich have peen pampered to college, a superior education system, nicely paved bike paths and high paying jobs.

*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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