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About Syracuse, NY

Starting Associate Salary in
Syracuse, NY ***
$23k - $37k
Syracuse, NY Founded 1825
State Capital Albany NY
County for
Syracuse, NY
Onondaga County
City Fact about
Syracuse, NY
The city derives its name from Siracusa, a city on the eastern coast of the Italian island of Sicily
City Nickname
Syracuse, NY
The Cuse, Salt City, Emerald City, The Heart of New York
Top Industries
Syracuse, NY
Educational services
Accommodation and food services
Health care
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Administrative and support and waste management services
Public administration
Syracuse, NY
Syracuse, NY
# of NLJ 350 Attorneys
Syracuse, NY
# of NLJ 350 Law Firms
Syracuse, NY
Top three largest NLJ350 firms' offices by head count
Syracuse, NY
Bond, Schoeneck & King
Hiscock & Barclay
Harris Beach

Top 100 US Law Schools in
Syracuse, NY**

Ranked #96 Syracuse University

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

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Ask These Questions

In Syracuse, 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 Syracuse, 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 Syracuse, 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 Syracuse, NY.

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Your Connector & Legal Recruiting Solution

Syracuse, NY

Syracuse is a city located in the state of New York, USA. Syracuse is found in county of Onondaga covering an area of 26.6 square miles with 25.1 square miles of land and 0.6 square miles of water. Syracuse has an average altitude of 380 feet above sea level. With a recorded population of 732,117 in the metropolitan area in the 2010 census, Syracuse is the fourth most populated metropolitan city in the state. It is located between 2 major crossroads, the Erie Canal and the railway network. The Syracuse area has a green environment with 27% of its land area covered in approximately 890,000 trees consisting of the sugar maple, Northern white cedar and European buckthorn. Syracuse is Siracusa in Italian which is a city on the eastern coast of Sicily.

Syracuse is famous for its performing arts culture especially music. Live Jazz performances recorded a high attendance during a two annual outdoor festivals, Polish Festival, the CNY Jazz Arts Foundation’s Jazz in the Square Festival and the Syracuse Jazz Festival. It also houses other performances ranging from operas, orchestra, concerts, Shakespeare novels, theater and contemporary music especially heavy metal and punk rock genres. Syracuse is also home to many museums and art galleries which aim to preserve and display history and for entertainment. The Erie Canal Museum is based on the importance of the Erie Canal in the development and growth of Syracuse. Spark Contemporary Art Space which organizes and showcases various art and music performances. Syracuse has many parks and recreational centers owing to its green environment. There are over 170 parks, fields and recreational areas covering a total area of 1000 acres. Such include the Burnet Park which is a golf course, Rosamond Gifford Zoo, Onondaga Lake Park only but to mention a few.

Syracuse has a humid continental climate characterized by its well-known snowfall. The snowfall has seen the city scoop the Golden Snowball Award among the Upstate cities. It records snowfall of 192.1 inches which is due to the lake effect from nor’easter snow and Lake Ontario. The Blizzard of 1993 saw 42.9 inches of snow falling on the city in a period of 1993. Temperatures usually rise with its hottest month as July with an averaging temperature of 82 degrees Fahrenheit while temperature drop is experienced in January which is its coldest month with an averaging temperature of 31 degrees Fahrenheit.

Syracuse has 4 Interstate Highways which pass through its region: Interstate 81, Interstate 91, Interstate 690 and Interstate 481. Syracuse’s economy has seen many obstacles with the many challenge being a declining employment opportunities in the public sector. There are 2 main sectors which have taken up provision of employment in the area i.e. the education and service industry sector. Many jobless people are absorbed into the University Hill which is expanding rapidly. Being a knowledge and service-based economy makes it have a stable economy compared to other manufacturing oriented areas as it has a major stronghold in market diversity. Having been named as the 4th best places in the US to raise a family by Forbes in 2010, Syracuse has a serene environment for nature lovers. The diversity of its music culture will be appealing to many who are arts fanatics.

*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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