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Still, the company stated it has grown its Salt Lake City ranks by more than 65% given that 2015. There are now 80 attorneys in the office, out of 569 attorneys at the 20-office firm, the spokesperson stated.
The out-of-town firms that have actually started a business in the city because 2020 include Kirkland & & Ellis, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & & Rosati, Mayer Brown, Foley & & Lardner and Greenberg Traurig.
Companies have pointed out innovation, life sciences and other service activity in the Mountain West area as a draw to the marketplace, in addition to other elements like location universities.
The new IP works with at Dorsey originate from Portland, Oregon-founded Stoel Rives, which has actually seen a slew of legal representatives depart for newcomer companies entering Salt Lake City, including Mayer Brown and Foley & & Lardner in current months.
Melissa Jones, managing partner of Stoel Rives, stated in a declaration the departures werent unexpected as the marketplace is in “shift” and noted the company simply included an IP group from Dorsey in Seattle.
( This story has actually been updated to consist of 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 practice to grow in Salt Lake City, swiping a four-partner IP team from another firm that has actually recently lost a variety of attorneys 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 causing trademark partner Catherine Parrish Lake, also from Stoel Rives.
While a number of large law firms have actually just recently opened new workplaces in Salt Lake City, Dorsey is amongst the handful thats been there beyond the past couple of years. It opened in the Utah capital in 1996, according to a representative.

Dorsey has 80 attorneys in Salt Lake City, publishing 65% headcount development there considering that 2015
Minneapolis-founded firm employed five Stoel Rives partners this month