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Dorsey has 80 legal representatives in Salt Lake City, posting 65% headcount development there considering that 2015
Minneapolis-founded firm employed five Stoel Rives partners this month
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( Reuters) – Dorsey & & Whitney said Thursday its ended up being the newest big law office to grow in Salt Lake City, swiping a four-partner IP team from another firm that has actually just recently lost a variety of lawyers in the region.
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 actually recently opened brand-new workplaces in Salt Lake City, Dorsey is amongst the handful thats existed beyond the previous couple of years. It opened in the Utah capital in 1996, according to a spokesperson.
Still, the firm 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 lawyers at the 20-office firm, the spokesperson said.
The out-of-town companies that have actually set up shop in the city given that 2020 consist of Kirkland & & Ellis, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & & Rosati, Mayer Brown, Foley & & Lardner and Greenberg Traurig.
Firms have mentioned technology, life sciences and other service activity in the Mountain West area as a draw to the marketplace, in addition to other factors like area universities.
The brand-new IP works with at Dorsey come from Portland, Oregon-founded Stoel Rives, which has seen a multitude of legal representatives depart for beginner firms going into Salt Lake City, consisting of Mayer Brown and Foley & & Lardner in current months.
Melissa Jones, managing partner of Stoel Rives, stated in a declaration the departures werent unanticipated as the market is in “transition” and noted the firm just included an IP group from Dorsey in Seattle.
( This story has been updated to include a declaration from Stoel Rives and reflect the number of lawyers in Dorseys office).
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