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About West Orange, NJ

Starting Associate Salary in
West Orange, NJ ***
West Orange, NJ Founded 1900
State Capital Trenton NJ
County for
West Orange, NJ
Essex County
City Fact about
West Orange, NJ
The township is set off by two large parks: the South Mountain Reservation along its southwestern borders with Maplewood and Millburn and the Eagle Rock Reservation along its northeastern borders with Montclair and Verona
City Nickname
West Orange, NJ
St Nickname: The Garden State
Top Industries
West Orange, NJ
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Retail trade
Health care and social assistance
Finance and insurance
Educational services
West Orange, NJ
West Orange, NJ
# of NLJ 350 Attorneys
West Orange, NJ
# of NLJ 350 Law Firms
West Orange, NJ
Top three largest NLJ350 firms' offices by head count
West Orange, NJ
Wolff & Samson

West Orange, NJ… 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 West Orange, NJ 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 West Orange, NJ law firms or companies or in another city of their choice.

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Ask These Questions

In West Orange, NJ, 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 West Orange, NJ, 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 West Orange, NJ:

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 West Orange, NJ.

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West Orange, NJ

West Orange is a suburban township in central Essex County, New Jersey, United States. In 2010, West Orange’s population was 46,207, reflecting an increase of 1,264 (+2.8%) from the 44,943 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 5,840 (+14.9%) from the 39,103 counted in the 1990 Census.West Orange had a total area of 12.171 square miles (31.522 km2), including 12.046 square miles (31.198 km2) of land and 0.125 square miles (0.324 km2) of water (1.03%). West Orange is located approximately 5 miles (8.0 km) west of downtown Newark and 13 miles (21 km) west of New York City. West Orange borders the Essex County communities of Essex Fells, Livingston, Millburn, Maplewood, Montclair, Orange, Roseland, Verona and South Orange. Neighborhoods and communities of West Orange include Crestmont, Crystal Lake, Llewellyn Park, Pleasantdale and Saint Cloud. West Orange is marked by an eclectic mix of neighborhoods and housing types, which roughly correspond to the township’s geographic features.

West Orange’s economic centers include Essex Green Shopping Center as an outdoor mall with stores, restaurants and an AMC Theaters Fork and Screen dine-in movie theater. For recreation, West Orange is set off by two large parks: the South Mountain Reservation along its southwestern borders with Maplewood, Millburn and South Orange, and the Eagle Rock Reservation along its northeastern borders with Montclair and Verona. West Orange straddles the transition between the low-lying Newark Bay basin and the high terrain of the Watchung Mountains.

The West Orange Public Schools serves students in pre-Kindergarten through twelfth grade. As of the 2011-12 school year, the district’s 11 schools had an enrollment of 6,792 students and 573.6 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 11.84:1. Schools in the district (with 2011-12 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics) seven elementary schools — Gregory Elementary School590 students; in grades K-5), Hazel Avenue Elementary School (368; K-5), Kelly Elementary School (424; PreK-5), Mount Pleasant Elementary School (416; K-5), Redwood Elementary School (576; K-5), St. Cloud Elementary School (386; K-5) and Washington Elementary School (403; K-5) — three middle schools — Thomas A. Edison Central Six School (6; 475), Liberty Middle School[116] (7&8; 551) and Roosevelt Middle School (7&8; 464) — and West Orange High School (2,141) for grades 9-12. Pleasantdale School was renamed Kelly School in May 2016 in honor of Mark and Scott Kelly, identical twins who attended the school starting in second grade before becoming NASA astronauts.

West Orange is governed by Plan B of the Mayor-Council system of municipal government pursuant to the Faulkner Act, as implemented on July 1, 1962, by direct petition. Each member of the Council is elected to a four-year term of on a staggered basis, with either three council seats or two seats and the mayoral seat up for election every even-numbered year. Township elections are nonpartisan and at-large. In December 2013, the Township Council approved an ordinance that shifted municipal elections from May to the November general election, citing savings from the combined elections estimated as much as $100,000 per cycle. As of 2015, the Mayor of West Orange is Robert Parisi, whose term of office ends December 31, 2018. Members of the Township Council are Victor Cirilo (2018), Jerry Guarino (2016), Joe Krakoviak (2016), Susan McCartney (2018) and Patty Spango (2016).

*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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