PitchBook Global League Tables Confirm Gunderson Dettmer as the #1 VC Law Firm in Q3 2023

November 16, 2023Firm News

Gunderson Dettmer was once again recognized by PitchBook as the foremost venture capital law firm globally. In PitchBook’s Global League Tables Q3 2023, Gunderson Dettmer attorneys were credited with representing companies and investors in a total of 237 financings valued at $7.2 billion raised for companies in the innovation economy globally. 

The trends for the quarter recognized Gunderson Dettmer as the top law firm across 18 categories and for a higher volume of financings into early-stage companies and in several regions where Gunderson has a local presence.

The Rise of AI

Consistent with Gunderson Dettmer‘s core strength in technology, PitchBook data showed that the firm also earned recognition for negotiating more venture capital financings in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) sector than any other law firm in the world. As part of our ongoing efforts in the rapid growth of AI, Gunderson developed a dedicated educational series of AI webinars, roundtable sessions and podcast content that leveraged our practice areas in intellectual property, data privacy and employment & labor. To learn more about the firm’s resources, click here.

Gunderson Dettmer, with 400 attorneys in key innovation markets globally, maintains an unwavering focus on working with high-growth emerging companies and the venture capital and growth equity firms that invest in them. Beyond this quarter’s PitchBook recognition, the firm and its attorneys continue to be highly ranked by Best Lawyers, where it is recognized as the 2024 Venture Capital Law Firm of the Year, Chambers, LawDragon, The Legal 500, Asian Legal Business, and India Business Law Journal.

Top Category Rankings

PitchBook's Global League Tables categorizes financings across industries and regions. Gunderson Dettmer secured the top spot in 18 of those categories, including:

Early Stage
Rest of world
Globally: Investors
US: Investors
Rest of the world: Investors
HC Services & Systems
Commercial Products & Services 

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.