Dorsey & Whitney hires more lawyers in busy Salt Lake City –

Still, the company said it has actually grown its Salt Lake City ranks by more than 65% because 2015. There are now 80 legal representatives in the office, out of 569 lawyers at the 20-office company, the representative said.
The out-of-town firms that have set up shop in the city considering that 2020 include Kirkland & & Ellis, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & & Rosati, Mayer Brown, Foley & & Lardner and Greenberg Traurig.
Companies have actually cited technology, life sciences and other organization activity in the Mountain West area as a draw to the marketplace, in addition to other aspects like location universities.
The brand-new IP employs at Dorsey come from Portland, Oregon-founded Stoel Rives, which has seen a multitude of lawyers leave for newbie companies entering Salt Lake City, including Mayer Brown and Foley & & Lardner in current months.
Melissa Jones, handling partner of Stoel Rives, said in a declaration the departures werent unexpected as the market is in “transition” and kept in mind the firm simply included an IP team from Dorsey in Seattle.
( This story has actually been updated to consist of a statement from Stoel Rives and reflect the variety of attorneys in Dorseys office).
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Dorsey has 80 attorneys in Salt Lake City, posting 65% headcount growth there considering that 2015
Minneapolis-founded company employed five Stoel Rives partners this month

( Reuters) – Dorsey & & Whitney stated Thursday its become the most current large law firm to grow in Salt Lake City, swiping a four-partner IP team from another firm that has actually just recently lost a number of attorneys in the region.
Minneapolis-founded Dorsey has actually added Stoel Rives partners Aaron Barker, Matthew Bethards, Jason McCammon and Jordan Olsen a couple of weeks after inducing hallmark partner Catherine Parrish Lake, also from Stoel Rives.
While several big law firms have actually recently opened new workplaces in Salt Lake City, Dorsey is amongst the handful thats existed beyond the previous couple of years. It opened in the Utah capital in 1996, according to a spokesperson.

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