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About St. Petersburg, FL

Starting Associate Salary in
St. Petersburg, FL ***
St. Petersburg, FL Founded 1888
State Capital Tallahassee FL
County for
St. Petersburg, FL
Pinellas County
City Fact about
St. Petersburg, FL
Fourth most populous city in the state of Florida and the largest city in Florida that is not a county seat.
City Nickname
St. Petersburg, FL
St.Pete, Always in Season
Top Industries
St. Petersburg, FL
Accommodation and food services
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Health care
Administrative and support and waste management services
Finance and insurance
St. Petersburg, FL
St. Petersburg, FL
# of NLJ 350 Attorneys
St. Petersburg, FL
# of NLJ 350 Law Firms
St. Petersburg, FL
Top three largest NLJ350 firms' offices by head count
St. Petersburg, FL
Adams Reese

St. Petersburg, FL… 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 St. Petersburg, FL 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 St. Petersburg, FL law firms or companies or in another city of their choice.

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Ask These Questions

In St. Petersburg, FL, 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 St. Petersburg, FL, 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 St. Petersburg, FL:

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 St. Petersburg, FL.

Save Time & Money

Its worth repeating. We save our clients time and money and to learn more Click to receive “3 Ways Employers Waste their Time and Lose Money with Recruiters?”

Your Connector & Legal Recruiting Solution

St. Petersburg, Florida

St. Petersburg is a city in Pinellas County, Florida, United States. As of the 2014 census estimate, the population was 253,693, making St. Petersburg the 5th most populous city in the state of Florida and the largest city in Florida that is not a county seat (the city of Clearwater is the county seat. St. Petersburg is the second largest city in the Tampa Bay Area, after Tampa, composed of roughly 2.8 million residents, making it the second largest Metropolitan Statistical Area in the state. It is also a popular vacation destination for both American and foreign tourists. Petersburg city is located on a peninsula between Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico and is connected to mainland Florida to the north. St. Petersburg was founded in 1888 by John C. Williams, who purchased the land, and by Peter Demens, who brought the railroad industry into the area. As a part of a coin toss bet, the winner, Peter Demens, named the land after Saint Petersburg, Russia, while Williams opted to name the first hotel built which was named the Detroit Hotel, both named after their home towns respectively. St. Petersburg was incorporated as a town on February 29, 1892 and re-incorporated as a city on June 6, 1903.

St. Petersburg is home to a very diverse and active neighborhood community. Our Community Services Department helps develop and implement neighborhood improvement programs — overseeing a network of more than 110 neighborhood and business associations, supporting existing organizations or helping create new civic or business groups, developing neighborhood plans, implementing neighborhood traffic plans, and coordinating the city’s volunteering initiative, I CAN (Involved Citizens Active in Neighborhoods). Petersburg city welcomes residents to take part in improving our neighborhoods and quality of life by voicing concerns and pinpointing priorities. A sampling of efforts available throughout the community: See – Click – Fix , Youth Services, Committee to Advocate for Persons with Impairments, Strategic Plan to Address Homelessness and many more.

St. Petersburg is committed to delivering progressive, sustainable policies and effective programs to address city environmental, economic, and social challenges. Mayor Kriseman created the Office of Sustainability to work with other executive offices, the City Council Energy Natural Resources & Sustainability (ENRS) Committee, city departments, and the community to develop innovative environmental solutions that foster equity, vibrant communities and shared prosperity. City Council created the ENRS Committee to provide leadership and recommendations for the broad range of sustainability challenges and opportunities in the city. The Mayor’s Office of Sustainability and the ENRS Committee collaborate with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders to build sustainability into St. Petersburg’s DNA.

Petersburg city’s yard waste recycling process begins with source-separated yard waste brought to our five convenient brush site locations by you, the resident. Next, the City processes the yard waste into mulch. Mulch benefits the soil by providing nutrients, suppressing weed growth, and reducing water usage. In following Florida Best Management Practices as set forth in “Recycling Yard Trash: Best Management Practices Manual for Florida,” the City’s mulch products are free of weed seeds, plant pathogens, and harmful insects.

*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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