Gunderson Dettmer Named PitchBook’s Most Active Venture Law Firm Globally for the Seventh Year in a Row

February 22, 2021Firm News

Gunderson Dettmer is again ranked "most active law firm globally" in PitchBook’s Global Venture Capital League Tables. With 1,203 venture and growth equity deals to its credit in 2020, these deals represent over $60 billion raised for technology and life sciences companies globally.

In 2020, Gunderson Dettmer closed more deals than any other law firm in PitchBook’s annual league table history. This result reflects Gunderson Dettmer’s continued market leadership in the venture capital marketplace and reinforces previous recognition as the most active law firm in the world since 2014.

In addition to its global recognition, Gunderson Dettmer was the top-ranked firm in 15 categories, including:

By VC Deal Location

Global (1,203 deals)

United States (961 deals)

Rest of the World – Asia and Latin America (179 deals)

By Stage

Early Stage (440 deals)

Late Stage (530 deals)

By Industry

Software (574 deals)

Consumer Goods & Recreation (51 deals)

Media (37 deals)

IT Hardware (29 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 300 attorneys in nine offices worldwide, Gunderson promotes innovation, entrepreneurship and technology by representing investors and companies at every stage in the growth lifecycle.