Dorsey & Whitney LLP has hired Megan J. Houdeshel as a partner in the firm’s Regulatory Affairs Group in Salt Lake City. She advises clients on environmental and regulatory compliance matters. She represents mining, petroleum, chemical, energy and public utility interests in the western U.S. and Canada. Most recently, Houdeshel was a shareholder at Parr Brown Gee & Loveless. She earned bachelor’s degrees in political science and anthropology from the University of Utah and her J.D. from the UofU’s S.J. Quinney College of Law.