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About Rochester, NY

Starting Associate Salary in
Rochester, NY ***
$27k - $31k
Rochester, NY Founded 1797
State Capital Albany NY
County for
Rochester, NY
Monroe County
City Fact about
Rochester, NY
Rochester was one of Americas first boomtowns and rose to prominence initially as the site of many flour mills located on the Genesee River
City Nickname
Rochester, NY
The Flour City, The Flower City, The Worlds Image Center
Top Industries
Rochester, NY
Educational services
Accommodation and food services
Health care
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Rochester, NY
Rochester, NY
# of NLJ 350 Attorneys
Rochester, NY
# of NLJ 350 Law Firms
Rochester, NY
Top three largest NLJ350 firms' offices by head count
Rochester, NY
Harter Secrest & Emery
Harris Beach
Nixon Peabody

Top 100 Law Firms in
Rochester, NY*

Ranked #87
PPP $670k
Nixon Peabody
Ranked #100
PPP $485k
Littler Mendelson

Top 200 Law Firms in
Rochester, NY*

Ranked #0
PPP $370k

Rochester, NY… 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 Rochester, NY 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 Rochester, NY law firms or companies or in another city of their choice.

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Ask These Questions

In Rochester, NY, 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 Rochester, NY, 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 Rochester, NY:

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 Rochester, NY.

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Your Connector & Legal Recruiting Solution


Rochester is a City among the United States’ cities located in the state of New York, in the county of Monroe. Rochester was founded in 1788 and became a city officially on April 28th, 1834. Rochester is spread over an area of 96.1 square kilometers. About 95% of this area is land the remaining about 5% covered by water. The city of Rochester has a population of approximately 240,000 people with a population density of about 2,400 people per square kilometer. Geographically, Rochester is mapped to be positioned on the south of Lake Ontario in the west of the state of New York. Rochester is a part of the currently existing metropolitan area which exceeds county boundaries into Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Orleans and Wayne counties.

Rochester arose to become a prominent place based on the presence of flour mills located just in the vicinity of the Genesee River. It is known as the home to companies such as Kodak, Bausch & Lomb as well as Xerox. Rochester is a tech hub, part of the overlying metropolitan area where it was noted to have the second largest economy, following after New York, which was ranked to have the largest economy in the metropolitan area. Rochester city is in an area with Humid Continental Climate with four season all year round. These are summer, autumn,winter and spring. The winters usually have low temperatures with extremes to -18o Celsius. Winters in this case are snowy. Summers will have accompanying higher temperatures ranging between 27o and 29oCelsius. The higher extreme for temperature is about 32oCelsius which is a rare occurrence. Rainfall is high all year round.

Rochester came to be after the American Revolution. It was formed by puritans from England who we in search of new agricultural lands. It had the Erie Canal aqueduct pass through it. The canal was later rerouted because an aqueduct in the city center proved to be an obstruction. It was chartered as city in 1834. Rochester city went through a number of titles such as “young lion of the west”, later referred to as “flour city” based on the large quantities of flour that were produced in the city.

Rochester is known to be home to a food product known as the “white hot” which is basically a variation of the normal hotdog. One other local dish also popular is the “garbage plate” which traditionally takes into its mixture baked beans, onions, 2 hotdogs mustard, home fries and meat hot sauce. It is home to Genesee brewing company as well as the branded company Ragu. A tourist visiting Rochester would take great joy in the architecture which walks through about two centuries, the Eerie Canal, the University of Rochester as well as the local dishes which local food joints will offer. The best time to visit would be during the spring season or the summer. The winter cold is bearable but it would be more eventful and enjoyable in the summer heat or spring’s warmth.

*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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