PitchBook Global League Table Confirms Gunderson Dettmer as the #1 VC Law Firm in Q2 2023

August 17, 2023Firm News

Gunderson Dettmer has been named the top venture capital law firm globally by PitchBook in Q2 2023. Gunderson was credited with a total of 236 financings in Q2, valued at $15 billion raised for the innovation economy. The firm represented companies and investors in more than 440 financings in H1 2023, raising $21.5 billion for the most promising technology and life sciences companies worldwide.

This ranking confirms Gunderson’s commitment to working with top high-growth emerging companies and the venture capital and growth equity firms that invest in them. In addition to this quarter's top recognition, the firm continues to be highly ranked in the Legal 500, LMG Life Sciences, Chambers, Best Lawyers, the India Business Law Journal, and the 2023 International A-List.

Specific #1 Rankings

PitchBook's Global League Tables categorizes financings across industries and regions, and Gunderson Dettmer secured the top spot in 17 of those categories.

Early Stage

Late Stage

Rest of the World


New England

West Coast


South (tied)

US Investors

Global Investors

Rest of the World Investors

Media (tied)

Consumer Goods & Services

Commercial Products & Services (tied)

IT Hardware


Transportation (tied)

The PitchBook Global League report includes a global standing of institutional investors and service providers based on a variety of criteria, including geography, transaction type, sectors and more. PitchBook is the premier data provider for the private and public equity markets, serving more than 90,000 investment professionals and business leaders.

Gunderson Dettmer is the preeminent international law firm with an exclusive focus on the innovation economy. The firm serves market-leading venture capital and growth equity investors and pioneering companies through inception, growth and maturity, as well as groundbreaking public companies that result from the global venture capital ecosystem. The firm’s clear-cut focus and well-honed technical skill enables an accelerated pace and unmatched efficiency, delivering best-in-class value at each phase of a client’s business.