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

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

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( Reuters) – Dorsey & & Whitney said Thursday its ended up being the latest large law company to grow in Salt Lake City, swiping a four-partner IP group from another firm that has actually recently lost a variety of attorneys in the area.
Minneapolis-founded Dorsey has actually included Stoel Rives partners Aaron Barker, Matthew Bethards, Jason McCammon and Jordan Olsen a few weeks after bringing on hallmark partner Catherine Parrish Lake, likewise from Stoel Rives.
While several large law practice have just recently opened new workplaces in Salt Lake City, Dorsey is among the handful thats been there beyond the past couple of years. It opened in the Utah capital in 1996, according to a representative.

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Still, the company stated it has actually grown its Salt Lake City ranks by more than 65% given that 2015. There are now 80 lawyers in the workplace, out of 569 attorneys at the 20-office company, the spokesperson stated.
The out-of-town companies that have actually set up shop in the city because 2020 include Kirkland & & Ellis, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & & Rosati, Mayer Brown, Foley & & Lardner and Greenberg Traurig.
Companies have actually mentioned innovation, life sciences and other business activity in the Mountain West area as a draw to the marketplace, in addition to other elements like location universities.
The brand-new IP hires at Dorsey come from Portland, Oregon-founded Stoel Rives, which has actually seen a slew of lawyers depart for beginner firms getting in Salt Lake City, including Mayer Brown and Foley & & Lardner in current months.
Melissa Jones, managing partner of Stoel Rives, stated in a statement the departures werent unanticipated as the marketplace remains in “transition” and noted the company simply included an IP group from Dorsey in Seattle.
( This story has actually been upgraded to consist of a statement from Stoel Rives and show the number of lawyers in Dorseys workplace).
Find out more:.
Mayer Brown signs up with parade of law practice opening in Salt Lake City.
Kirkland eyes regional law schools with Salt Lake City office launch.

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