Gunderson Dettmer is named the #1 VC Law Firm Globally by Pitchbook for Q1 2022

May 20, 2022Firm News

Gunderson Dettmer finished the first quarter of 2022 as the “most active law firm globally” in PitchBook’s Global Venture Capital League Tables. The firm was also ranked as the top law firm in 19 categories – including both early stage and late stage financings. Gunderson Dettmer represented its clients in 480 global financings valued at more than $32 billion.

This top position in the PitchBook rankings follows Gunderson Dettmer’s recent confirmation as the “most active law firm globally” for 2021 with a record-breaking 2,040 venture and growth equity financings to its credit that represent over $164 billion raised for technology, life sciences and other innovative companies worldwide.

In addition to its global recognition, Gunderson Dettmer was the top-ranked firm in the following categories:

By Location

Globally (480 deals)

United States (349 deals) 

Rest of World (83 deals)  

US Regions

New England (28 deals) 

Southeast (12 deals) 

West Coast (170 deals) 

Great Lakes (23 deals)

Mid-Atlantic (91 deals)  

Mountain (11 deals) 

Europe Regions

Israel (11 deals)

By Stages

Early Stage (172 deals)

Late Stage (210 deals)

By Industry

Software (263 deals)  

Consumer Goods & Recreation (15 deals)  

IT Hardware (16 deals) 

Commercial Services (39 deals) 

PitchBook’s league tables are the industry’s most comprehensive and independent coverage of venture capital firm and service provider deal activity.  This annual report provides the most complete information on rapidly changing trends in venture capital deal making.

Gunderson Dettmer is the only business law firm singularly focused on the global venture capital and emerging technology marketplaces.  With more than 400 attorneys in ten offices worldwide, Gunderson promotes innovation, entrepreneurship and technology by representing investors and companies at every stage in the growth lifecycle.