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

Dorsey has 80 attorneys in Salt Lake City, posting 65% headcount growth there considering that 2015
Minneapolis-founded firm employed 5 Stoel Rives partners this month

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Still, the company said it has grown its Salt Lake City ranks by more than 65% because 2015. There are now 80 lawyers in the workplace, out of 569 legal representatives at the 20-office firm, the spokesperson said.
The out-of-town firms that have actually started a business in the city given that 2020 include Kirkland & & Ellis, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & & Rosati, Mayer Brown, Foley & & Lardner and Greenberg Traurig.
Companies have actually mentioned technology, 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 hires at Dorsey originate from Portland, Oregon-founded Stoel Rives, which has actually seen a variety of attorneys depart for newbie firms getting in Salt Lake City, including Mayer Brown and Foley & & Lardner in recent months.
Melissa Jones, handling partner of Stoel Rives, stated in a declaration the departures werent unexpected as the market remains in “transition” and noted the firm simply included an IP team from Dorsey in Seattle.
( This story has actually been updated to consist of a statement from Stoel Rives and reflect the number of attorneys in Dorseys office).
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( Reuters) – Dorsey & & Whitney said Thursday its ended up being the latest big law practice to grow in Salt Lake City, swiping a four-partner IP team from another firm that has actually recently lost a number of attorneys in the area.
Minneapolis-founded Dorsey has 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 numerous big law office have recently opened brand-new workplaces in Salt Lake City, Dorsey is among the handful thats been there beyond the past couple of years. It opened in the Utah capital in 1996, according to a spokesperson.