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

Dorsey has 80 legal representatives in Salt Lake City, posting 65% headcount development there given that 2015
Minneapolis-founded firm hired 5 Stoel Rives partners this month

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

Still, the firm stated it has grown its Salt Lake City ranks by more than 65% considering that 2015. There are now 80 attorneys in the office, out of 569 legal representatives at the 20-office firm, the representative stated.
The out-of-town companies that have set up store in the city considering 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 organization activity in the Mountain West region as a draw to the marketplace, in addition to other factors like location universities.
The brand-new IP works with at Dorsey come from Portland, Oregon-founded Stoel Rives, which has actually seen a slew of legal representatives depart for beginner companies 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 unforeseen as the marketplace remains in “shift” and kept in mind the firm 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 lawyers in Dorseys office).
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( Reuters) – Dorsey & & Whitney said Thursday its become the most current big law office to grow in Salt Lake City, swiping a four-partner IP group from another firm that has actually just recently lost a number 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 causing hallmark partner Catherine Parrish Lake, likewise from Stoel Rives.
While a number of big law practice have actually just recently opened new workplaces in Salt Lake City, Dorsey is among the handful thats existed beyond the past few years. It opened in the Utah capital in 1996, according to a representative.