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

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

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Still, the company stated it has actually grown its Salt Lake City ranks by more than 65% given that 2015. There are now 80 lawyers in the office, out of 569 attorneys at the 20-office company, the spokesperson stated.
The out-of-town companies that have started a business in the city given that 2020 consist of Kirkland & & Ellis, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & & Rosati, Mayer Brown, Foley & & Lardner and Greenberg Traurig.
Companies have actually cited technology, life sciences and other company activity in the Mountain West region as a draw to the marketplace, in addition to other factors like location universities.
The brand-new IP hires at Dorsey come from Portland, Oregon-founded Stoel Rives, which has actually seen a multitude of lawyers depart for newbie companies going into Salt Lake City, including Mayer Brown and Foley & & Lardner in current 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 company just added an IP team from Dorsey in Seattle.
( This story has been updated to include a statement from Stoel Rives and reflect the variety of attorneys in Dorseys workplace).
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( Reuters) – Dorsey & & Whitney said Thursday its ended up being the current large law company to grow in Salt Lake City, swiping a four-partner IP group from another company that has recently lost a number of lawyers in the region.
Minneapolis-founded Dorsey has actually included Stoel Rives partners Aaron Barker, Matthew Bethards, Jason McCammon and Jordan Olsen a couple of weeks after causing trademark partner Catherine Parrish Lake, also from Stoel Rives.
While several large law firms have just recently opened new offices 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 representative.