Menlo Park Legal Recruiters | Legal Recruitment | The Lion Group

Menlo Park, CA ... Where We Find the Lions®

The Lion Group is a Midwest Legal Recruitment Firm based in Menlo Park, CA 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 Menlo Park, CA 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 Menlo Park, CA.

Ask These Questions

For Menlo Park 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 Menlo Park 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 Menlo Park, CA

Starting Associate Salary in
Menlo Park, CA ***
$115k - $135k
Menlo Park, CA Founded1854
State CapitalSacramento CA
County for
Menlo Park, CA
San Mateo County
City Fact about
Menlo Park, CA
Menlo Park is one of the most educated cities in the state of California and the United States
City Nickname
Menlo Park, CA
The Peninsula
Top Industries
Menlo Park, CA
Venture capital
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Menlo Park, CA
Top three largest NLJ350 firms' offices by head count
Menlo Park, CA
Latham & Watkins
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
Davis Polk & Wardwell

Top 100 Law Firms in
Menlo Park, CA*

Ranked #14
PPP $2.2m
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Silicon Valley
Ranked #16
PPP $1.99m
Latham & Watkins
Silicon Valley
Ranked #23
PPP $1.53m
OMelveny & Myers
Silicon Valley
Ranked #28
PPP $1.21m
Alston & Bird
Silicon Valley
Ranked #31
PPP $1.69m
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel
Silicon Valley
Ranked #33
PPP $1.46m
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
Silicon Valley
Ranked #38
PPP $1.45m
Goodwin Procter
Silicon Valley
Ranked #46
PPP $1.46m
McDermott Will & Emery
Silicon Valley
Ranked #80
PPP $860k
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton
Silicon Valley