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Dorsey has 80 legal representatives in Salt Lake City, posting 65% headcount development there since 2015
Minneapolis-founded company hired five Stoel Rives partners this month

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Still, the firm stated it has grown its Salt Lake City ranks by more than 65% considering that 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 firms that have started a business in the city given that 2020 include Kirkland & & Ellis, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & & Rosati, Mayer Brown, Foley & & Lardner and Greenberg Traurig.
Companies have actually mentioned technology, life sciences and other company activity in the Mountain West area as a draw to the market, in addition to other factors like area universities.
The new IP employs at Dorsey originate from Portland, Oregon-founded Stoel Rives, which has seen a variety of attorneys depart for newcomer firms entering Salt Lake City, consisting of Mayer Brown and Foley & & Lardner in recent months.
Melissa Jones, handling partner of Stoel Rives, said in a declaration the departures werent unforeseen as the marketplace remains in “transition” and kept in mind the firm simply added an IP team from Dorsey in Seattle.
( This story has actually been upgraded to consist of a statement from Stoel Rives and reflect the number of legal representatives in Dorseys workplace).
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( Reuters) – Dorsey & & Whitney stated Thursday its ended up being the current big law office to grow in Salt Lake City, swiping a four-partner IP group from another firm that has just recently lost a number of attorneys 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 bringing on trademark partner Catherine Parrish Lake, also from Stoel Rives.
While several large law office have just recently opened brand-new offices in Salt Lake City, Dorsey is amongst the handful thats existed beyond the past couple of years. It opened in the Utah capital in 1996, according to a representative.