About Omaha, NE
|Starting Associate Salary in
Omaha, NE ***
|$53k - $82k|
|Omaha, NE Founded||1854|
|State Capital||Lincoln NE|
|City Fact about
|Omahas pioneer period began in 1854 when the city was founded by speculators from neighboring Council Bluffs, Iowa.|
|The Big O|
Wholesale & Retail Trade
|# of NLJ 350 Attorneys
|# of NLJ 350 Law Firms
|Top three largest NLJ350 firms' offices by head count
Stinson Morrison Hecker
Top 100 Law Firms in
Top 200 Law Firms in
|Stinson Morrison Hecker|
Omaha, NE… 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 Omaha, NE 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 Omaha, NE law firms or companies or in another city of their choice.
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Ask These Questions
In Omaha, NE, 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 Omaha, NE, 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 Omaha, NE:
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.
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.
We are forever students of the law industry. We know what is going on and are sought for information locally here at Omaha, NE.
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Your Connector & Legal Recruiting Solution
Omaha is the largest city in the state of Nebraska and the county seat of Douglas County. Omaha is located in the Midwestern United States on the Missouri River, about 10 miles (15 km) north of the mouth of the Platte River. Omaha is the anchor of the Omaha-Council Bluffs metropolitan area, which includes Council Bluffs, Iowa, across the Missouri River from Omaha. According to the 2010 census, Omaha’s population was 408,958, making it the nation’s 41st-largest city. According to the 2014 Population Estimates, Omaha’s population was 446,599. Including its suburbs, Omaha formed the 60th-largest metropolitan area in the United States in 2013, with an estimated population of 895,151 residing in eight counties. The Omaha-Council Bluffs-Fremont, Nebraska-IA Combined Statistical Area is 931,667, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2013 estimate. There are nearly 1.3 million residents within the Greater Omaha area, comprising a 50-mile (80 km) radius of Downtown Omaha, the city’s center.
In 1804 the Lewis and Clark Expedition passed by the riverbanks where the city of Omaha would be built. Between July 30 and August 3, 1804, members of the expedition, including Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, met with Oto and Missouria tribal leaders at the Council Bluff at a point about 20 miles (30 km) north of present-day Omaha. Immediately south of that area, Americans built several fur trading outposts in succeeding years, including Fort Lisa in 1812; Fort Atkinson in 1819; Cabanné’s Trading Post, built in 1822, and Fontenelle’s Post in 1823, in what became Bellevue. There was fierce competition among fur traders until John Jacob Astor created the monopoly of the American Fur Company. The Mormons built a town called Cutler’s Park in the area in 1846. While it was temporary, the settlement provided the basis for further development in the future.
Omaha is generally divided into six geographic areas: Downtown, Midtown, North Omaha, South Omaha, West Omaha, and East Omaha. West Omaha includes the Miracle Hills, Boys Town, Regency, and Gateway areas. There is also a small community in East Omaha. The city has a wide range of historical and new neighborhoods and suburbs that reflect its socioeconomic diversity. Early neighborhood development happened in ethnic enclaves, including Little Italy, Little Bohemia, Little Mexico and Greek Town. According to U.S. Census data, five European ethnic enclaves existed in Omaha in 1880, expanding to nine in 1900.
Omaha’s central role in the history of transportation across America earned it the nickname “Gate City of the West.” Despite President Lincoln’s decree that Council Bluffs, Iowa, be the starting point for the Union Pacific Railroad, construction began from Omaha on the eastern portion of the first transcontinental railroad. By the middle of the 20th century, Omaha was served by almost every major railroad. Today, the Omaha Rail and Commerce Historic District celebrates this connection, along with the listing of the Burlington Train Station and the Union Station on the National Register of Historic Places. First housed in the former Herndon House, the Union Pacific Railroad’s corporate headquarters have been in Omaha since the company began. Their new headquarters, the Union Pacific Center, was opened in Downtown Omaha in 2004. Amtrak, the national passenger rail system, provides service through Omaha. The Greyhound lines terminal is at 1601 Jackson St in downtown Omaha. Megabus has a stop at Crossroads Mall – N 72nd St between Dodge St and Cass St, and provides service to Des Moines, Iowa City, and Chicago. Metro Transit, previously known as Metro Area Transit, is the local bus.
**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.