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

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Still, the company said it has grown its Salt Lake City ranks by more than 65% since 2015. There are now 80 legal representatives in the office, out of 569 attorneys at the 20-office firm, the spokesperson said.
The out-of-town companies that have actually started a business in the city since 2020 include Kirkland & & Ellis, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & & Rosati, Mayer Brown, Foley & & Lardner and Greenberg Traurig.
Firms have mentioned technology, life sciences and other business activity in the Mountain West region as a draw to the marketplace, in addition to other aspects like area universities.
The brand-new IP works with at Dorsey originate from Portland, Oregon-founded Stoel Rives, which has seen a slew of lawyers depart for newcomer firms getting in Salt Lake City, including Mayer Brown and Foley & & Lardner in current months.
Melissa Jones, managing partner of Stoel Rives, said in a statement the departures werent unexpected as the market is in “transition” and noted the firm just added an IP group 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 office).
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( Reuters) – Dorsey & & Whitney said Thursday its ended up being the current big law firm to grow in Salt Lake City, swiping a four-partner IP team from another company that has recently lost a variety of lawyers 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 inducing hallmark partner Catherine Parrish Lake, also from Stoel Rives.
While several large law companies have actually just recently opened brand-new offices 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 development there considering that 2015
Minneapolis-founded company worked with 5 Stoel Rives partners this month

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