Private Equity Law Firms Power Rankings

Preliminary Rankings - Deals announced between January 2020 and December 2020 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

White & Case LLP

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Paul Hastings LLP

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Goodwin Procter LLP

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Honigman LLP

Sidley Austin LLP

Winston & Strawn LLP

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Dentons

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

DLA Piper

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Hogan Lovells

Cooley LLP

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Clifford Chance LLP

Choate Hall & Stewart LLP

Linklaters LLP

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

Stikeman Elliott LLP

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Squire Patton Boggs LLP

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

McCarthy Tetrault LLP

Travers Smith LLP

Foley & Lardner LLP

NautaDutilh NV

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Greenberg Traurig LLP

Milbank LLP

Arqis Rechtsanwalte Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB

Shearman & Sterling LLP

O’Melveny & Myers LLP

Mayer Brown LLP

Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

King & Spalding LLP

Dechert LLP

Locke Lord LLP

Vinson & Elkins LLP

Allen & Overy LLP

Ashurst LLP

Pinsent Masons LLP

Holland & Knight LLP

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Addleshaw Goddard LLP

Akerman LLP

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Morrison & Foerster LLP

P+P Pollath Partners

Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP

Covington & Burling LLP

Macfarlanes LLP

Allens

Baker & Hostetler LLP

King & Wood Mallesons

Bar & Karrer AG

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath

McGuireWoods LLP

Baker Botts LLP

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Osborne Clarke

Haynes and Boone LLP

Baker & McKenzie LLP

Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP

Hengeler Mueller

Hill Dickinson LLP

Ice Miller LLP

Jackson Walker LLP

Lamartine Conseil

Lowenstein Sandler LLP

Noerr LLP

Pepper Hamilton LLP

Perkins Coie LLP

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Proskauer Rose LLP

Reed Smith LLP

Torys LLP

Vriman M&A Lawyers

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

Gowling WLG International Ltd.

Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Richards Layton & Finger PA

Niederer Kraft & Frey Ltd.

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Blank Rome LLP

MinterEllison

Alston & Bird LLP

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP