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

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

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

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Still, the company said it has actually grown its Salt Lake City ranks by more than 65% since 2015. There are now 80 attorneys in the office, out of 569 lawyers at the 20-office firm, the spokesperson stated.
The out-of-town companies that have actually started a business in the city since 2020 consist of Kirkland & & Ellis, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & & Rosati, Mayer Brown, Foley & & Lardner and Greenberg Traurig.
Companies have cited technology, life sciences and other business activity in the Mountain West area as a draw to the market, in addition to other elements like area universities.
The brand-new IP works with at Dorsey come from Portland, Oregon-founded Stoel Rives, which has seen a multitude of attorneys leave for beginner firms entering 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 marketplace is in “shift” and kept in mind the firm just included an IP group from Dorsey in Seattle.
( This story has actually been upgraded to include a statement from Stoel Rives and reflect the number of attorneys in Dorseys workplace).
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( Reuters) – Dorsey & & Whitney said Thursday its become the most recent big law office to grow in Salt Lake City, swiping a four-partner IP group from another company that has actually recently lost a variety of lawyers in the area.
Minneapolis-founded Dorsey has actually added Stoel Rives partners Aaron Barker, Matthew Bethards, Jason McCammon and Jordan Olsen a couple of weeks after bringing on trademark partner Catherine Parrish Lake, also from Stoel Rives.
While several large law office have actually recently opened new offices 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.

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