Q4 Flash Report: PE Cautiously Regains its Footing

While private equity deal-making in 2019 faced a few bumps in the road, the fourth quarter wrapped up a particularly strong showing for GPs and advisers that worked with them. Stephanie Teicher, partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Skadden, and co-head of the firm’s private equity group, said 2019 ended up roughly as busy as 2018, despite a […]

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Private Equity 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

Jones Day

Ropes & Gray LLP

Goodwin Procter LLP

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

White & Case LLP

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Sidley Austin LLP

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Clifford Chance LLP

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

DLA Piper

Honigman LLP

Paul Hastings LLP

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Cooley LLP

Holland & Knight LLP

Hogan Lovells

Winston & Strawn LLP

Dentons

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Greenberg Traurig LLP

Stikeman Elliott LLP

K&L Gates LLP

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Vinson & Elkins LLP

Locke Lord LLP

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Dechert LLP

Mayer Brown LLP

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Squire Patton Boggs LLP

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Baker & McKenzie LLP

Alston & Bird LLP

O’Melveny & Myers LLP

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

Linklaters LLP

Allen & Overy LLP

King & Spalding LLP

Travers Smith LLP

McCarthy Tetrault LLP

McGuire Woods LLP

P+P Pollath Partners

Osborne Clarke

Milbank LLP

Eversheds Sutherland Ltd.

Baker Botts LLP

Slaughter and May

Addleshaw Goddard LLP

Stibbe

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Pepper Hamilton LLP

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Norton Rose LLP

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Hengeler Mueller

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Cuatrecasas

CMS Legal Services EEIG

Pinsent Masons LLP

Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Lowenstein Sandler LLP

NautaDutilh NV

Foley & Lardner LLP

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

Torys LLP

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Proskauer Rose LLP

Akerman LLP

Gowling WLG International Ltd.

Richards, Layton & Finger PA

Perkins Coie LLP

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Reed Smith LLP

Bar & Karrer AG

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek NV

Nixon Peabody LLP

Blank Rome LLP

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

King & Wood Mallesons

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Troutman Sanders LLP

Covington & Burling LLP

Moore & Van Allen PLLC

Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP

Gutt Olk Feldhaus Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwalten mbB

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP