Walnut Creek Legal Recruiters | Legal Recruitment | The Lion Group

Walnut Creek, CA ... Where We Find the Lions®

The Lion Group is a Midwest Legal Recruitment Firm based in Walnut Creek, 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 Walnut Creek, 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 Walnut Creek, CA.

Ask These Questions

For Walnut Creek 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 Walnut Creek 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 Walnut Creek, CA

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Walnut Creek, CA Founded1849
State CapitalSacramento CA
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Top 100 Law Firms in
Walnut Creek, CA*

Ranked #80
PPP $860k
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton
Ranked #85
PPP $825k
SNR Denton
Ranked #100
PPP $485k
Littler Mendelson

Top 200 Law Firms in
Walnut Creek, CA*

Ranked #55
PPP $615k
Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis