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Back to blog April 12, 2022 No Comments Author: Andy Jones

Top 10 Law Firms Advising Private Equity Deals in 2021


We used our database of private equity portfolio company transactions to determine the most active law firms advising private equity deals in 2021 (based on number of deals, platform acquisitions only).

Top 10 Law Firms Advising PE Deals in 2021

  1. Kirkland & Ellis (Chicago, IL)
  2. Ropes & Gray (Boston, MA)
  3. Latham & Watkins (Los Angeles, CA)
  4. McDermott Will & Emery (Chicago, IL)
  5. Goodwin Procter (Boston, MA)
  6. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison (New York, NY)
  7. Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP (New York, NY)
  8. DLA Piper (London, UK)
  9. Willkie Farr & Gallagher (New York, NY)
  10. Simpson Thacher & Bartlett (New York, NY)

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