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

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Dorsey has 80 attorneys in Salt Lake City, publishing 65% headcount development there because 2015
Minneapolis-founded company hired 5 Stoel Rives partners this month

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Still, the firm said it has grown its Salt Lake City ranks by more than 65% because 2015. There are now 80 lawyers in the workplace, out of 569 lawyers at the 20-office firm, the representative said.
The out-of-town companies that have actually set up store in the city since 2020 include Kirkland & & Ellis, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & & Rosati, Mayer Brown, Foley & & Lardner and Greenberg Traurig.
Firms have actually mentioned technology, life sciences and other service 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 originate from Portland, Oregon-founded Stoel Rives, which has actually seen a variety of legal representatives leave for newcomer companies entering Salt Lake City, consisting of Mayer Brown and Foley & & Lardner in recent months.
Melissa Jones, managing partner of Stoel Rives, said in a declaration the departures werent unforeseen as the marketplace is in “transition” and noted the company simply added an IP group from Dorsey in Seattle.
( This story has actually been upgraded to include a statement from Stoel Rives and reflect the number of legal representatives in Dorseys workplace).
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