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

Dorsey has 80 legal representatives in Salt Lake City, publishing 65% headcount growth there since 2015
Minneapolis-founded company employed 5 Stoel Rives partners this month

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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 attorneys at the 20-office firm, the spokesperson stated.
The out-of-town firms that have actually set up shop in the city because 2020 include 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 aspects like location universities.
The new IP employs at Dorsey originate from Portland, Oregon-founded Stoel Rives, which has actually seen a variety of attorneys depart for newcomer companies getting in Salt Lake City, including Mayer Brown and Foley & & Lardner in recent months.
Melissa Jones, managing partner of Stoel Rives, stated in a declaration the departures werent unforeseen as the market remains in “shift” and noted the firm simply added an IP group from Dorsey in Seattle.
( This story has actually been upgraded to consist of a declaration from Stoel Rives and reflect the number of attorneys in Dorseys office).
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( Reuters) – Dorsey & & Whitney stated Thursday its become the current large law company to grow in Salt Lake City, swiping a four-partner IP group from another firm that has actually recently lost a variety of lawyers in the region.
Minneapolis-founded Dorsey has actually added Stoel Rives partners Aaron Barker, Matthew Bethards, Jason McCammon and Jordan Olsen a couple of weeks after causing hallmark partner Catherine Parrish Lake, also from Stoel Rives.
While numerous big law practice have recently opened new workplaces in Salt Lake City, Dorsey is among the handful thats existed beyond the past few years. It opened in the Utah capital in 1996, according to a spokesperson.

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