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

Still, the company said it has grown its Salt Lake City ranks by more than 65% considering that 2015. There are now 80 attorneys in the office, out of 569 lawyers at the 20-office company, the representative stated.
The out-of-town firms that have actually set up store in the city given that 2020 include Kirkland & & Ellis, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & & Rosati, Mayer Brown, Foley & & Lardner and Greenberg Traurig.
Firms have actually mentioned innovation, 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 new IP works with at Dorsey come from Portland, Oregon-founded Stoel Rives, which has actually seen a variety of attorneys depart for newcomer firms going into Salt Lake City, consisting of Mayer Brown and Foley & & Lardner in current months.
Melissa Jones, handling partner of Stoel Rives, stated in a declaration the departures werent unforeseen as the marketplace is in “shift” and kept in mind the company simply included an IP group from Dorsey in Seattle.
( This story has been updated to include a statement from Stoel Rives and show the variety of attorneys in Dorseys office).
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( Reuters) – Dorsey & & Whitney said Thursday its ended up being the most recent big law office to grow in Salt Lake City, swiping a four-partner IP team from another company that has actually just 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 bringing on trademark partner Catherine Parrish Lake, also from Stoel Rives.
While several big law companies have just recently opened new workplaces in Salt Lake City, Dorsey is among the handful thats been there beyond the previous couple of years. It opened in the Utah capital in 1996, according to a spokesperson.