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 10,746.8 23,227.9 6
2 Greenberg Traurig 9,463.4 21,542.3 6
3 Latham & Watkins 7,030.1 15,338.3 6
4 Kirkland & Ellis 6,596.0 14,262.9 8
5 Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe 5,091.3 10,423.0 5
6 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom 4,910.5 9,821.0 3
7 White & Case 3,200.0 7,514.6 6
8 Hughes, Hubbard & Reed 2,385.5 5,496.0 2
9 Cooley 2,285.9 5,002.7 4
10 Winston & Strawn 1,974.7 4,174.0 2
11 Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett 1,767.5 3,882.9 3
12 Vinson & Elkins 1,750.3 4,301.0 2
13 Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison 1,676.7 4,130.0 3
14 Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati 1,660.5 3,321.0 1
15 Ellenoff Grossman & Schole 1,552.3 5,513.0 6
16 Sidley Austin 1,530.0 3,407.9 3
17 Willkie Farr & Gallagher 1,285.0 2,570.0 1
18 Loeb & Loeb 825.5 1,831.8 4
19 Gunderson, Dettmer, Stough, Villeneuve, Franklin & Hachigian 800.3 2,401.0 1
20 Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian 800.0 1,600.0 1
21 Davis, Polk & Wardwell 713.5 1,758.0 2
22 Mayer Brown 693.5 1,818.0 2
23 Goodwin Procter 556.5 1,113.0 2
24 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer 456.0 1,082.0 2
25 Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton 445.0 1,780.0 1
26 Haynes & Boone 372.5 745.0 1
27 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo 362.3 1,087.0 1
28 Graubard Miller 362.3 1,087.0 1
29 Morrison & Foerster 362.3 1,087.0 1
30 Sullivan & Cromwell 345.7 1,037.0 1
31 Gornitzky 333.3 2,000.0 1
32 Raymond James 333.3 2,000.0 1
33 S. Friedman 333.3 2,000.0 1
34 DLA Piper 333.3 2,000.0 1
35 Paul Hastings 331.0 993.0 1
36 Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher 315.3 630.5 1
37 Derchert 315.3 630.5 1
38 Morrison Cohen 275.0 550.0 1
39 Blank Rome 274.9 549.7 1
40 Kane Kessler 262.5 525.0 1
41 Millbank 224.7 674.0 1
42 Jones Day 190.7 381.3 1
43 Stoel Rives 180.8 542.5 1
44 Ropes & Gray 179.0 358.0 1
45 Ogier 76.5 303.4 2
46 Becker & Poliakoff 75.0 150.0 1
47 Dickinson Wright 75.0 150.0 1
48 Alton Aviation Consultancy 74.1 370.3 1
49 Harris Williams 74.1 370.3 1
50 Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft 74.1 370.3 1
51 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick 71.5 143.0 1
52 Dentons 42.5 255.0 1
53 Brigard & Urrutia Abogados 42.5 255.0 1
54 Stikeman Elliot 42.5 255.0 1
55 Posse Herrera Ruiz 42.5 255.0 1
56 Lowenstein Sandler 39.7 119.0 1
57 Addleshaw Goddard 36.9 184.4 1
58 Pinsent Masons 36.9 184.4 1
59 Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati 36.9 184.4 1
60 Hunter Taubman Fischer & Li 36.9 184.4 1
61 Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough 35.0 140.0 1
62 Duane Morris 35.0 140.0 1
63 Stradley, Ronon, Stevens & Young 35.0 140.0 1