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Dorsey has 80 attorneys in Salt Lake City, posting 65% headcount growth there given that 2015
Minneapolis-founded company hired 5 Stoel Rives partners this month

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Still, the company said it has actually grown its Salt Lake City ranks by more than 65% considering that 2015. There are now 80 attorneys in the office, out of 569 attorneys at the 20-office company, the representative stated.
The out-of-town firms that have set up store in the city because 2020 consist of Kirkland & & Ellis, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & & Rosati, Mayer Brown, Foley & & Lardner and Greenberg Traurig.
Companies have mentioned innovation, life sciences and other organization activity in the Mountain West region as a draw to the marketplace, in addition to other elements like location universities.
The brand-new IP hires at Dorsey originate from Portland, Oregon-founded Stoel Rives, which has seen a slew of legal representatives leave for beginner companies going into Salt Lake City, including Mayer Brown and Foley & & Lardner in recent months.
Melissa Jones, managing partner of Stoel Rives, said in a statement the departures werent unforeseen as the market is in “shift” and kept in mind the firm just added an IP group from Dorsey in Seattle.
( This story has been updated to include a declaration from Stoel Rives and reflect the variety of lawyers in Dorseys workplace).
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( Reuters) – Dorsey & & Whitney stated Thursday its ended up being the latest large law practice to grow in Salt Lake City, swiping a four-partner IP team from another firm that has actually recently lost a number of lawyers in the region.
Minneapolis-founded Dorsey has included Stoel Rives partners Aaron Barker, Matthew Bethards, Jason McCammon and Jordan Olsen a couple of weeks after inducing hallmark partner Catherine Parrish Lake, likewise from Stoel Rives.
While several big law office have actually just recently opened brand-new workplaces in Salt Lake City, Dorsey is among 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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