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( Reuters) – Dorsey & & Whitney stated Thursday its ended up being the latest large law office to grow in Salt Lake City, swiping a four-partner IP team from another company that has just recently lost a variety of lawyers in the region.
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, also from Stoel Rives.
While numerous large law practice have actually 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.
Dorsey has 80 attorneys in Salt Lake City, publishing 65% headcount development there given that 2015
Minneapolis-founded company employed five Stoel Rives partners this month
Still, the firm stated it has grown its Salt Lake City ranks by more than 65% given that 2015. There are now 80 lawyers in the office, out of 569 lawyers at the 20-office firm, the representative said.
The out-of-town firms that have 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 pointed out innovation, life sciences and other organization activity in the Mountain West region as a draw to the market, in addition to other factors like area universities.
The new IP works with at Dorsey originate from Portland, Oregon-founded Stoel Rives, which has seen a variety of attorneys leave for beginner companies getting in Salt Lake City, consisting of Mayer Brown and Foley & & Lardner in recent months.
Melissa Jones, managing partner of Stoel Rives, said in a declaration the departures werent unanticipated as the market is in “transition” and noted the company just added an IP team from Dorsey in Seattle.
( This story has actually been upgraded to consist of a statement from Stoel Rives and reflect the number of attorneys in Dorseys office).
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