DeSPAC Legal Advisors

Advisor credit is shared equally among all advisors on a given deal, as a proportion of the enterprise value of the target company acquired by the SPAC. Firms with multiple advisory roles receive credit for each role.

Rank Advisor Advisor
Credit ($MM)
Total Deal
Volume ($MM)
Deal Count
1 Weil, Gotshal & Manges 8,362.8 17,526.0 2
2 Greenberg Traurig 7,562.5 15,125.0 1
3 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom 2,510.5 5,021.0 2
4 Kirkland & Ellis 2,085.0 4,170.0 2
5 Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe 1,851.0 3,702.0 1
6 Cooley 1,843.4 4,117.7 4
7 Gunderson, Dettmer, Stough, Villeneuve, Franklin & Hachigian 1,600.3 4,001.0 2
8 Willkie Farr & Gallagher 1,285.0 2,570.0 1
9 Ropes & Gray 907.7 1,815.3 2
10 Vinson & Elkins 800.3 2,401.0 1
11 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo 728.7 1,457.3 1
12 Ledgewood PC 478.0 956.0 1
13 Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison 431.0 1,293.0 1
14 Mayer Brown 431.0 1,293.0 1
15 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer 413.5 827.0 1
16 Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett 413.5 827.0 1
17 Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher 315.3 630.5 1
18 Derchert 315.3 630.5 1
19 Blank Rome 274.9 549.7 1
20 Ellenoff Grossman & Schole 214.0 498.0 2
21 Jones Day 190.7 381.3 1
22 Loeb & Loeb 190.7 381.3 1
23 White & Case 132.8 265.6 1
24 Goodwin Procter 132.8 265.6 1
25 Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough 35.0 140.0 1
26 Duane Morris 35.0 140.0 1
27 Stradley, Ronon, Stevens & Young 35.0 140.0 1