Lansing, Michigan Legal Recruiters

Lansing, MI ... Where We Find the Lions®

The Lion Group is a Midwest Legal Recruitment Firm based in Lansing, MI with National Reach. We specialize in corporate in-house counsel talent, compliance professionals, law partners and lateral groups.

In the constant state of US and Global economic change, Employers both Corporations and Corporate Defense Law Firms rely on The Lion Group, a Midwest legal recruiting firm, to recruit and place executives, in-house legal counsel, compliance professionals, attorneys and law partner talent.

Corporations rely on us for sourcing legal and compliance talent such as general counsel, chief compliance officer, deputy general counsel, division general counsel and division compliance managers, senior corporate counsel corporate counsel and contract administrators. We serve the Fortune 500 and other publicly traded companies, the largest private employers to companies with 100+ employees or $50 million in revenue and growing.

Corporate Defense Law Firms rely on us to present strategic law partners with portable business of $300,000 to $20 million. We have a 10 year history of placing single partners, groups and opening new offices for our clients. Our law firm clients have been the Am Law 100 & 200 and corporate defense law firms of $50 million and 75 attorneys or more.

Legal recruiting is our forte. At law schools, corporations and law firms locally here in Lansing, MI lawyers call us headhunters while others call us legal recruiters or legal search consultants, either way we get the job done and our clients are happy with our in-house attorney, compliance and law partner placements in Lansing, MI.

Ask These Questions

For Lansing Employers, do these questions or scenarios apply to you?

  • Our corporate legal department is looking to add another in-house attorney.
  • Human Resources posted a position on a job board but the quality of attorney candidates were not sufficient. 
  • We have in-house recruiters, but they are either under staffed or do not know how to find the best legal talent for open positions.
  • We are exploring our first in-house corporate counsel hire. 
  • I am curious about your legal recruiting process. 
  • We would like assistance with law partner recruiting.  
  • Our corporate defense law firm would like to discuss our options for opening a new office or a possible combination. 
  • Why Partners are leaving your law firm? 

For Lansing Legal & Compliance talent, do these questions or scenarios apply to you?



*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.

About Lansing, MI

Starting Associate Salary in
Lansing, MI ***
$70k - $110k
Lansing, MI Founded1837
State CapitalLansing MI
County for
Lansing, MI
Ingham County
City Fact about
Lansing, MI
Lansing is the only U.S. state capital (among the 47 located in counties) that is not also a county seat.
City Nickname
Lansing, MI
Capital City
Top Industries
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Top three largest NLJ350 firms' offices by head count
Lansing, MI
Dykema Gossett
Dickinson Wright
Miller Canfield

Top 200 Law Firms in
Lansing, MI*

Ranked #42
PPP $700k
Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn
Ranked #60
PPP $555k
Dykema Gossett
Ranked #92
PPP $430k
Dickinson Wright
Ranked #91
PPP $435k
Miller Canfield