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The LDS Churchs Mormon Temple in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Still, the company stated it has grown its Salt Lake City ranks by more than 65% given that 2015. There are now 80 lawyers in the office, out of 569 lawyers at the 20-office firm, the representative stated.
The out-of-town firms that have actually started a business in the city given that 2020 consist of Kirkland & & Ellis, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & & Rosati, Mayer Brown, Foley & & Lardner and Greenberg Traurig.
Firms have actually pointed out innovation, life sciences and other service activity in the Mountain West area as a draw to the market, in addition to other aspects like area universities.
The new IP hires at Dorsey come from Portland, Oregon-founded Stoel Rives, which has seen a multitude of attorneys leave for newbie companies entering Salt Lake City, including Mayer Brown and Foley & & Lardner in recent months.
Melissa Jones, managing partner of Stoel Rives, stated in a declaration the departures werent unforeseen as the marketplace is in “transition” and kept in mind the company simply included an IP team from Dorsey in Seattle.
( This story has actually been updated to include a declaration from Stoel Rives and show the variety of legal representatives in Dorseys workplace).
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( Reuters) – Dorsey & & Whitney said Thursday its ended up being the most current large law company to grow in Salt Lake City, swiping a four-partner IP group from another company that has actually recently lost a variety of lawyers in the area.
Minneapolis-founded Dorsey has 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 numerous big law office have just recently opened brand-new workplaces in Salt Lake City, Dorsey is amongst the handful thats been there beyond the previous few years. It opened in the Utah capital in 1996, according to a representative.

Dorsey has 80 legal representatives in Salt Lake City, publishing 65% headcount growth there because 2015
Minneapolis-founded firm employed five Stoel Rives partners this month

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