New Haven Legal Recruiters | Legal Recruitment | The Lion Group

New Haven, CT ... Where We Find the Lions®

The Lion Group is a Midwest Legal Recruitment Firm based in New Haven, CT 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 New Haven, CT 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 New Haven, CT.

Ask These Questions

For New Haven 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 New Haven 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 New Haven, CT

Starting Associate Salary in
New Haven, CT ***
$30k - $36k
New Haven, CT Founded1638
State CapitalHartford CT
County for
New Haven, CT
New Haven County
City Fact about
New Haven, CT
The second-largest city in Connecticut after Bridgeport and the sixth-largest in New England
City Nickname
New Haven, CT
The Elm City
Top Industries
New Haven, CT
Educational services
Health care
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Accommodation and food services
Administrative and support and waste management services
Public administration
New Haven, CT
New Haven, CT
Top three largest NLJ350 firms' offices by head count
New Haven, CT
Wiggin and Dana
Murtha Cullina
Littler Mendelson

Top 100 ATL Law Schools in
New Haven, CT*^

Ranked #1Yale Law School

Top 100 Law Firms in
New Haven, CT*

Ranked #100
PPP $485k
Littler Mendelson

Top 200 Law Firms in
New Haven, CT*

Ranked #58
PPP $560k
Day Pitney
Ranked #0
PPP $370k