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 Kirkland & Ellis 9,546.5 24,688.7 11
2 Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett 5,951.8 18,839.9 4
3 Weil, Gotshal & Manges 5,383.5 15,067.9 5
4 Latham & Watkins 4,201.8 9,332.0 4
5 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom 2,826.2 8,775.0 3
6 Morgan, Lewis & Bockius 2,608.2 8,808.9 4
7 Hughes, Hubbard & Reed 2,385.5 5,496.0 2
8 Greenberg Traurig 2,377.0 4,689.0 3
9 Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman 1,802.5 3,745.4 2
10 Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher 1,772.7 5,318.0 1
11 Vinson & Elkins 1,738.2 3,842.0 3
12 Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati 1,660.5 3,321.0 1
13 Winston & Strawn 1,535.8 4,864.5 5
14 White & Case 1,523.7 3,272.0 4
15 Ellenoff Grossman & Schole 1,403.5 4,507.0 6
16 Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison 1,399.0 4,197.0 1
17 Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson 1,399.0 4,197.0 1
18 Goodwin Procter 1,310.9 2,991.2 4
19 Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe 1,190.3 2,621.0 2
20 Sullivan & Cromwell 1,157.5 3,665.0 2
21 Gunderson, Dettmer, Stough, Villeneuve, Franklin & Hachigian 783.0 1,566.0 1
22 Cozen O'Connor 780.0 1,560.0 1
23 Herzog, Fox & Neeman 675.0 2,700.0 1
24 Ledgewood PC 650.0 1,300.0 1
25 Loeb & Loeb 577.2 1,247.9 3
26 Hunton Andrews Kurth 563.0 1,266.4 2
27 BakerHostetler 492.2 2,461.0 1
28 Niederer Kraft Frey 492.2 2,461.0 1
29 BakerHosteler 482.5 965.0 1
30 Graubard Miller 409.3 614.0 1
31 Davis, Polk & Wardwell 382.5 765.0 1
32 Wick Phillips 365.7 1,097.0 1
33 Cooley 365.7 1,097.0 1
34 Sidley Austin 348.0 1,043.9 1
35 DLA Piper 329.8 770.0 2
36 Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg 307.5 615.0 1
37 Morrison Cohen 275.0 550.0 1
38 Howard & Howard Attorneys 270.0 540.0 1
39 Rutan & Tucker 241.0 482.0 1
40 Millbank 224.7 674.0 1
41 Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz 219.5 439.0 1
42 Atrium 218.2 654.5 1
43 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer 183.3 550.0 1
44 Dugan & Murray 183.3 550.0 1
45 Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer 165.5 331.0 1
46 Fox Rothschild 140.5 421.4 1
47 Jenner & Block 138.6 415.9 1
48 O'Melveny & Myers 138.6 415.9 1
49 Grandall Law Firm 132.3 529.0 1
50 Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard & Smith 132.3 529.0 1
51 Graydon Head & Ritchey 110.3 331.0 1
52 Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath 110.3 331.0 1
53 CMS Legal Services 104.9 314.8 1
54 Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati 101.8 407.0 1
55 Reed Smith Richards Butler 101.8 407.0 1
56 Maple Group 46.7 186.9 1
57 JunHe Law Offices 46.7 186.9 1
58 Fengyu Law Firm 46.7 186.9 1
59 Harneys 20.8 125.0 1
60 Ogier 20.8 125.0 1
61 Han Kun Law Offices 20.8 125.0 1
62 O Tse 20.8 125.0 1