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About Springfield, IL

Starting Associate Salary in
Springfield, IL ***
$80k - $120k
Springfield, IL Founded 1819
State Capital Springfield IL
City Fact about
Springfield, IL
Springfields original name was Calhoun
City Nickname
Springfield, IL
Flower City
Top Industries
Springfield, IL
Springfield, IL
Springfield, IL
# of NLJ 350 Attorneys
Springfield, IL
# of NLJ 350 Law Firms
Springfield, IL
Top three largest NLJ350 firms' offices by head count
Springfield, IL
Hinshaw & Culbertson
Springfield, IL
J. Michael Houston
Notable People
Springfield, IL
Bobby McFerrin
Warren Staley
Major Employers
Springfield, IL
State of Illinois
Memorial Medical Center
St. Johns Hospital
Springfield Public Schools
University of Illinois at Springfield
City History
Springfield, IL
The most famous past resident is Abraham Lincoln, who lived in Springfield from 1837 until 1861, when he went to the White House as President.
Springfield, IL
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City Wiki Page
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Springfield, IL's Wikipedia
City Web Site
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Springfield, IL's Website

Top 200 Law Firms in
Springfield, IL*

Ranked #64
PPP $535k
Hinshaw & Culbertson

Springfield, IL… 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 Springfield, IL 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 Springfield, IL law firms or companies or in another city of their choice.

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Ask These Questions

In Springfield, IL, 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 Springfield, IL, 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 Springfield, IL:

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 Springfield, IL.

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Your Connector & Legal Recruiting Solution

Springfield, Illinois

Springfield is the capital of the U.S. state of Illinois and the county seat of Sangamon County. Springfield has a population of 116,250, as of the 2010 U.S. Census, making it the sixth most populated city in the state. It is the largest city in central Illinois. As of 2013, Springfield ‘s population was estimated to have increased to 117,006, with just over 211,700 residents living in the Springfield Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Sangamon County and the adjacent Menard County. Present-day Springfield was first settled by European Americans in the late 1810s, around the time Illinois became a state. The most famous past resident is Abraham Lincoln, who lived in Springfield from 1837 until 1861, when he went to the White House as President. Major tourist attractions include a multitude of historic sites connected with Abraham Lincoln including his presidential museum, his home from 1837 to 1861, his tomb at Oak Ridge Cemetery, and the historical town of New Salem, within a short drive from the city.

Low cost, reliable power is generated by the city-owned utility, City Water Light and Power. CWLP supplies Springfield and eight surrounding communities with water from Lake Springfield, a 6.6 square mile man-made lake. Natural gas is provided by AmerenCILCO, Over 100 miles of city-owned fiber optic cable provides high-tech communications capabilities 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Springfield workforce is available In addition to 4,200 unemployed individuals in the Springfield area, another 32,500 underemployed workers are available. More than 5,400 individuals are at home but are considering a return to the workplace. Affordable 25% of underemployed workers said they would be available for new employment opportunities at a wage of $9.99 per hour or less. Adaptable Over 67% of the underemployed possess skills in industrial machinery, assembly and welding. 68% of the underemployed hold college degrees or attended college. 52% are between the ages of 20-39. 59% are women.

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is a major national tourist attraction, adding to our rich history as “The Land of Lincoln.” Springfield also supports cultural entities including the Springfield Muni Opera, the Hoogland Center for the Arts and the Springfield Symphony Orchestra. The Prairie Capital Convention Center hosts a variety of concerts and events annually, as does the Sangamon Auditorium at the University of Illinois at Springfield. The White Oaks Mall is the largest indoor shopping facility in Central Illinois and Downtown Springfield boasts a delectable array of restaurants and specialty shops.

One of the legendary food items that are part of the heritage of Springfield is the horseshoe sandwich. The horseshoe sandwich was originated in Springfield, Illinois sometime in the early 20th century at the Leland Hotel. You can get horseshoe sandwiches at most Springfield restaurants, at some restaurants in central Illinois, and at a few restaurants in other parts of the state. Horseshoes are not generally served outside of Illinois. A traditional horseshoe is two hamburgers each on a piece of toast with fries and cheese sauce over the top. Variations now include broiled (or deep fried) tenderloins, shaved ham, shaved chicken and even vegetarian variations. A pony shoe is half a horseshoe – a sufficient quantity for most people.

*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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