Q4 Flash Report: M&A Deal, Dollar Volume Both Dip

A Merger Monday on Thanksgiving week put an exclamation point on what seemed to be a terrific year in M&A. Charles Schwab Corp.’s (SCHW) agreement to buy TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (AMTD) highlighted the return of financial services dealmaking after a decade of quiescence, while LVMH Moet Hennessey Louis Vuitton SE’s $16.2 billion deal for Tiffany & Co. (TIF) showed […]

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M&A Law Firms Power Rankings

Deals announced between January 2019 and December 2019 ranked by number of deals, then by aggregate transaction value in the event of a tie.

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Latham & Watkins LLP

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

White & Case LLP

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Jones Day

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Sidley Austin LLP

Cooley LLP

Goodwin Procter LLP

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Ropes & Gray LLP

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

Alston & Bird LLP

Covington & Burling LLP

Hogan Lovells

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Baker Botts LLP

Stikeman Elliott LLP

Vinson & Elkins LLP

Clifford Chance LLP

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP

Fenwick & West LLP

DLA Piper

Mayer Brown LLP

Winston & Strawn LLP

Greenberg Traurig LLP

O’Melveny & Myers LLP

Paul Hastings LLP

Baker & McKenzie LLP

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

McCarthy Tetrault LLP

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

K&L Gates LLP

Slaughter and May

Torys LLP

Locke Lord LLP

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

McGuireWoods LLP

Allen & Overy LLP

Dechert LLP

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

Proskauer Rose LLP

Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld LLP

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Bracewell LLP

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Lowenstein Sandler LLP

Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP

King & Spalding LLP

Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

Goodmans LLP

Linklaters LLP

Squire Patton Boggs LLP

Foley & Lardner LLP

Hengeler Mueller

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Dentons

Foley Hoag LLP

Loeb & Loeb LLP

Holland & Knight LLP

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Stibbe

Milbank LLP

NautaDutilh NV

Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

Gleiss Lutz Hootz Hirsch PartmbB

Faegre Baker Daniels LLP

Luse Gorman Pomerenk & Schick PC

Polsinelli PC

Reed Smith LLP

Bennett Jones LLP

Bredin Prat SAS

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

Perkins Coie LLP

Troutman Sanders LLP

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Crowell & Moring LLP

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