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% because 2015. There are now 80 attorneys in the office, out of 569 legal representatives at the 20-office company, the representative stated.
The out-of-town companies that have actually started a business in the city since 2020 include Kirkland & & Ellis, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & & Rosati, Mayer Brown, Foley & & Lardner and Greenberg Traurig.
Firms have cited technology, life sciences and other service activity in the Mountain West region as a draw to the marketplace, in addition to other factors like location universities.
The brand-new IP hires at Dorsey come from Portland, Oregon-founded Stoel Rives, which has actually seen a multitude of lawyers leave for beginner firms getting in 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 is in “transition” and noted the company just included an IP group from Dorsey in Seattle.
( This story has actually been upgraded to consist of a statement 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 most current large law practice to grow in Salt Lake City, swiping a four-partner IP team from another firm that has actually just recently lost a variety of attorneys in the area.
Minneapolis-founded Dorsey has added Stoel Rives partners Aaron Barker, Matthew Bethards, Jason McCammon and Jordan Olsen a couple of weeks after inducing trademark partner Catherine Parrish Lake, also from Stoel Rives.
While numerous big law practice have recently opened new workplaces in Salt Lake City, Dorsey is amongst the handful thats been there beyond the previous few years. It opened in the Utah capital in 1996, according to a spokesperson.

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Dorsey has 80 attorneys in Salt Lake City, posting 65% headcount development there since 2015
Minneapolis-founded company employed five Stoel Rives partners this month