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About Portland, OR

Starting Associate Salary in
Portland, OR ***
$80k - $135k
Portland, OR Founded 1845
State Capital Salem OR
County for
Portland, OR
Multnomah County
City Fact about
Portland, OR
Portland has been referred to as one of the most environmentally friendly, or green, cities in the world.
City Nickname
Portland, OR
Top Industries
Portland, OR
Portland, OR
Portland, OR
# of NLJ 350 Attorneys
Portland, OR
# of NLJ 350 Law Firms
Portland, OR
Top three largest NLJ350 firms' offices by head count
Portland, OR
Stoel Rives
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt
Lane Powell

Top 100 US Law Schools in
Portland, OR**

Ranked #80 Lewis & Clark College (Northwestern)

Top 100 Law Firms in
Portland, OR*

Ranked #33
PPP $1.46m
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
Ranked #67
PPP $900k
Perkins Coie
Ranked #70
PPP $800k
Holland & Knight
Ranked #77
PPP $930k
K&L Gates
No result found in Regional Report
Ranked #95
PPP $705k
Troutman Sanders
Ranked #97
PPP $540k
Jackson Lewis
Ranked #98
PPP $535k
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Ranked #100
PPP $485k
Littler Mendelson

Top 200 Law Firms in
Portland, OR*

Ranked #0
PPP $420k
Lane Powell
Ranked #43
PPP $695k
Gordon & Rees
Ranked #64
PPP $535k
Hinshaw & Culbertson
Ranked #76
PPP $495k
Davis Wright Tremaine
Ranked #79
PPP $490k
Stoel Rives
Ranked #87
PPP $450k
Fisher & Phillips

Portland, OR… 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 Portland, OR 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 Portland, OR law firms or companies or in another city of their choice.

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Ask These Questions

In Portland, OR, 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 Portland, OR, 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 Portland, OR:

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 Portland, OR.

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Portland, Oregon

Portland is the largest city of Oregon in United States. Portland is Oregon’s one of the most populous city and contains more than 60% of the state’s total population. Portland is considered to be the twenty sixth most populous city in the United States and has a population of about 632,309. Portland is situated 60 miles to the east of the Pacific Ocean at the northern end of Oregon’s, Willamette Valley. Portland has been nicknamed as ‘Bridgetown’ because of the numerous bridges that are on the Willamette River downtown. These bridges are of immense historical eminence. The magazine, Popular Science awarded Portland the title of the Greenest City in America in the year 2008.

The people of Portland has a strong influence of bands and musical groups.It is hub to the two popular music bands The Kingsmen and Paul Revere and the Raiders. The Portland’s picturesque landscape have been captured in a lot of movies. Portlandia the IFC sketch comedy was also filmed in Portland. The visitors can indulge themselves on the hands-on activities in the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry. When it comes to street food of the United States, Portland cannot be left behind. Surprisingly, there are about 600 licensed food carts within Portland. There are about 58 active breweries within Portland and more than 70 within the surrounding metro area. The beer culture is so popular that CNBC regarded Portland as the best city for happy hour in the United States. The two major leagues sports franchises are Portland Trail Blazers of the NBA and the Portland Timbers of Major League Soccer. The sports loving people of Portland have a wide array of sports to select from. These include soccer, baseball, basketball, football, skiing, snowboarding etc. Portland offers courses for the aspiring medical students in Oregon Health & Science University.

The average climate of Portland is warm, dry summers and rainy cold winters. The highest temperature recorded so far is 107 °F (42 °C) in 1965 and warmest recorded low temperature was 74 °F (23 °C) in July. Portland is strategically connected with the major cities of the United States. The marine terminals of Portland handles over 13 million tons of cargo every year and is home to one of the largest commercial dry docks of the country.

The steel industry of Portland dates back to the second World War. Around 1950s the steel industry gained the popularity of Portland’s profitable industry for employment. Technology adds to the economy of Portland and in turn of Oregon. The metro area of Portland is one of the business capital of Oregon as it houses the headquarters of brands like Columbia Sportswear, Nike,Adidas. If you want to tantalize your taste buds with the street food or get a taste of the musical soiree or enjoy Tryon Creek State Natural Area, Portland is a major tourist destination. Learn more about Portland dining, attractions and events, request the Official Guide to Portland or get detailed information on Oregon’s favorite activities and celebrations.

*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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