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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 lawyers in the workplace, out of 569 lawyers at the 20-office company, the representative stated.
The out-of-town firms that have set up store in the city since 2020 consist of Kirkland & & Ellis, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & & Rosati, Mayer Brown, Foley & & Lardner and Greenberg Traurig.
Firms have cited innovation, life sciences and other organization activity in the Mountain West region as a draw to the market, in addition to other elements like area universities.
The new IP works with at Dorsey come from Portland, Oregon-founded Stoel Rives, which has seen a variety of lawyers leave for newbie firms getting in Salt Lake City, including Mayer Brown and Foley & & Lardner in current months.
Melissa Jones, handling partner of Stoel Rives, stated in a statement the departures werent unanticipated as the market remains in “transition” and noted the firm simply 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 legal representatives in Dorseys office).
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Dorsey has 80 attorneys in Salt Lake City, posting 65% headcount development there given that 2015
Minneapolis-founded company hired 5 Stoel Rives partners this month

( Reuters) – Dorsey & & Whitney stated Thursday its ended up being the newest large law office to grow in Salt Lake City, swiping a four-partner IP team from another firm that has actually just recently lost a number of lawyers in the area.
Minneapolis-founded Dorsey has actually included Stoel Rives partners Aaron Barker, Matthew Bethards, Jason McCammon and Jordan Olsen a few weeks after inducing trademark partner Catherine Parrish Lake, likewise from Stoel Rives.
While numerous large law practice have actually recently opened new offices in Salt Lake City, Dorsey is amongst the handful thats existed beyond the previous few years. It opened in the Utah capital in 1996, according to a representative.

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

Sara MerkenSara Merken reports on personal privacy and information security, along with business of law, including legal innovation and crucial players in the legal services market. Reach her at sara.merken@thomsonreuters.com.

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