Morristown Legal Recruiters | Legal Recruitment | The Lion Group

Morristown, NJ ... Where We Find the Lions®

The Lion Group is a Midwest Legal Recruitment Firm based in Morristown, NJ 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 Morristown, NJ 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 Morristown, NJ.

Ask These Questions

For Morristown 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 Morristown 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 Morristown, NJ

Starting Associate Salary in
Morristown, NJ ***
$64k - $66k
Morristown, NJ Founded1715
State CapitalTrenton NJ
County for
Morristown, NJ
Morris County
City Fact about
Morristown, NJ
Morristown has been called the military capital of the American Revolution because of its strategic role in the war for independence from Great Britain
City Nickname
Morristown, NJ
Military Capital of the American Revolution, Mo Town
Top Industries
Morristown, NJ
Accommodation and food services
Administrative and support and waste management services
Finance and insurance
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Retail trade
Morristown, NJ
Morristown, NJ
Top three largest NLJ350 firms' offices by head count
Morristown, NJ
McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter
Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti
Jackson Lewis

Top 100 Law Firms in
Morristown, NJ*

Ranked #97
PPP $540k
Jackson Lewis
Ranked #98
PPP $535k
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

Top 200 Law Firms in
Morristown, NJ*

Ranked #30
PPP $840k
McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter