I just think it’s a well-kept secret that people are discovering, that it’s a great place to live and work. I’m very curious, [with] the economy shifting a little bit nationally, if that will impact the huge rush to open offices in Salt Lake. And I think that well could.
— Steve Young, leader of Holland & Hart’s tax practice, commenting in an interview with the American Lawyer, on Biglaw firms’ urge to open new offices in markets where they’d like to grow. While many firms are intent upon opening offices in Miami, Florida, Young noted that population and economic growth in the Mountain West region has been “explosive,” and that it would be a good place for firms to to open their doors.
Staci Zaretsky is a senior editor at Above the Law, where she’s worked since 2011. She’d love to hear from you, so please feel free to email her with any tips, questions, comments, or critiques. You can follow her on Twitter or connect with her on LinkedIn.
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