Newport Beach Legal Recruiters | Legal Recruitment | The Lion Group

Newport Beach, CA ... Where We Find the Lions®

The Lion Group is a Midwest Legal Recruitment Firm based in Newport Beach, 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 Newport Beach, 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 Newport Beach, CA.

Ask These Questions

For Newport Beach 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 Newport Beach 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 Newport Beach, CA

Starting Associate Salary in
Newport Beach, CA ***
$125k - $160k
Newport Beach, CA Founded1906
State CapitalSacramento CA
County for
Newport Beach, CA
Orange County
City Fact about
Newport Beach, CA
During the summer months, the Newport Beach population grows to more than 100,000 with 20,000 to 100,000 tourists daily
Top Industries
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Top three largest NLJ350 firms' offices by head count
Newport Beach, CA
O?Melveny & Myers
Irell & Manella
Jackson Lewis
Newport Beach, CA
Keith Curry
Notable People
Newport Beach, CA
Dean Koontz
Stephen Fry
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Newport Beach, CA
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
Glidewell Dental
Pacific Life
Newport-Mesa Unified School District
City History
Newport Beach, CA
Before settlers reached the coasts of California, the Newport area and surrounding areas were very prominent Indian lands.
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Newport Beach, CA*

Ranked #23
PPP $1.53m
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PPP $735k
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