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 12,862.8 26,526.0 3
2 Greenberg Traurig 11,869.5 24,340.0 4
3 Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett 5,919.5 11,839.0 3
4 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom 3,053.2 6,649.0 3
5 Kirkland & Ellis 2,781.0 5,562.0 3
6 Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld 2,700.0 5,400.0 1
7 Latham & Watkins 2,340.3 5,798.0 4
8 Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe 1,851.0 3,702.0 1
9 Cooley 1,843.4 4,117.7 4
10 Gunderson, Dettmer, Stough, Villeneuve, Franklin & Hachigian 1,600.3 4,001.0 2
11 Willkie Farr & Gallagher 1,285.0 2,570.0 1
12 White & Case 917.8 1,835.6 2
13 Ropes & Gray 907.7 1,815.3 2
14 Vinson & Elkins 800.3 2,401.0 1
15 Ellenoff Grossman & Schole 756.7 2,126.0 3
16 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo 728.7 1,457.3 1
17 Loeb & Loeb 669.7 1,339.3 3
18 Jones Day 603.7 1,207.3 2
19 Davis, Polk & Wardwell 601.0 1,803.0 1
20 Hughes, Hubbard & Reed 542.7 1,628.0 1
21 Ledgewood PC 478.0 956.0 1
22 Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison 431.0 1,293.0 1
23 Mayer Brown 431.0 1,293.0 1
24 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer 413.5 827.0 1
25 Graubard Miller 324.3 1,165.0 2
26 Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher 315.3 630.5 1
27 Derchert 315.3 630.5 1
28 Blank Rome 274.9 549.7 1
29 Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal 258.3 1,033.0 1
30 Goldfarb Seligman 258.3 1,033.0 1
31 Goodwin Procter 132.8 265.6 1
32 Addleshaw Goddard 36.9 184.4 1
33 Pinsent Masons 36.9 184.4 1
34 Ogier 36.9 184.4 1
35 Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati 36.9 184.4 1
36 Hunter Taubman Fischer & Li 36.9 184.4 1
37 Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough 35.0 140.0 1
38 Duane Morris 35.0 140.0 1
39 Stradley, Ronon, Stevens & Young 35.0 140.0 1