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

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Still, the company stated it has grown its Salt Lake City ranks by more than 65% since 2015. There are now 80 legal representatives in the workplace, out of 569 legal representatives at the 20-office firm, the spokesperson stated.
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.
Firms have mentioned technology, life sciences and other business activity in the Mountain West region as a draw to the market, in addition to other factors like location universities.
The new IP works with at Dorsey come from Portland, Oregon-founded Stoel Rives, which has actually seen a multitude of lawyers leave 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 statement the departures werent unexpected as the market remains in “transition” and kept in mind the company simply included an IP group from Dorsey in Seattle.
( This story has actually been upgraded to consist of a declaration from Stoel Rives and reflect the variety of lawyers in Dorseys workplace).
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( Reuters) – Dorsey & & Whitney stated Thursday its ended up being the most recent large law company to grow in Salt Lake City, swiping a four-partner IP team from another company that has actually recently lost a number of attorneys in the region.
Minneapolis-founded Dorsey has actually included Stoel Rives partners Aaron Barker, Matthew Bethards, Jason McCammon and Jordan Olsen a few weeks after bringing on trademark partner Catherine Parrish Lake, likewise from Stoel Rives.
While several large law practice have actually recently opened brand-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 spokesperson.

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Dorsey has 80 legal representatives in Salt Lake City, publishing 65% headcount development there considering that 2015
Minneapolis-founded company employed 5 Stoel Rives partners this month

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