Newark Legal Recruiters | Legal Recruitment | The Lion Group

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

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

Ask These Questions

For Newark 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 Newark 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 Newark, NJ

Starting Associate Salary in
Newark, NJ ***
$100k - $145k
Newark, NJ Founded1666
State CapitalTrenton NJ
County for
Newark, NJ
Essex County
City Fact about
Newark, NJ
Newarks Branch Brook Park is the oldest county park in the United States and is home to the nations largest collection of cherry blossom trees, which number about 4,300
City Nickname
Newark, NJ
Brick City
Top Industries
Newark, NJ
Financial Services
Wholesale & Retail Trade
Newark, NJ
Newark, NJ
Top three largest NLJ350 firms' offices by head count
Newark, NJ
McCarter & English
Sills Cummis & Gross
Patton Boggs
Newark, NJ
Ras Baraka
Notable People
Newark, NJ
Eugene G. Rochow
Allen Garfield
City History
Newark, NJ
Newark was originally founded in 1666 by Connecticut Puritans led by Robert Treat from the New Haven Colony.
City Wiki Page
Newark, NJ
Newark, NJ's Wikipedia
City Web Site
Newark, NJ
Newark, NJ's Website

Top 100 US Law Schools in
Newark, NJ**

Ranked #64Seton Hall University
Ranked #86Rutgers - the State University of New Jersey--Newark

Top 100 ATL Law Schools in
Newark, NJ*^

Ranked #36Seton Hall Law School

Top 100 Law Firms in
Newark, NJ*

Ranked #16
PPP $1.99m
Latham & Watkins
Ranked #25
PPP $1.56m
Proskauer Rose
Ranked #41
PPP $1.39m
Winston & Strawn
Ranked #77
PPP $930k
K&L Gates
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Ranked #79
PPP $830k
Duane Morris
Ranked #91
PPP $885k
Patton Boggs
Ranked #92
PPP $720k
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith
Ranked #95
PPP $705k
Troutman Sanders
Ranked #100
PPP $485k
Littler Mendelson

Top 200 Law Firms in
Newark, NJ*

Ranked #2
PPP $1.85m
Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman
Ranked #30
PPP $840k
McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter
Ranked #37
PPP $755k
Ranked #28
PPP $850k
Sills Cummis & Gross
Ranked #51
PPP $660k
Ranked #23
PPP $935k
Herrick, Feinstein
Ranked #50
PPP $660k
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney
Ranked #59
PPP $560k
Epstein Becker & Green
Ranked #49
PPP $665k
McCarter & English
Ranked #74
PPP $515k
Saul Ewing
Ranked #74
PPP $515k
Saul Ewing
Ranked #0
PPP $370k