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23 February 20232 minute read

DLA Piper recognized as the #2 most active law firm for private equity deal volume in the US and globally, according to PitchBook

DLA Piper was recognized as the #2 most active law firm for private equity deal volume in the US and globally, according to PitchBook’s 2022 Annual Global League Tables rankings.

According to the data collected by PitchBook, DLA Piper was recognized as one of the most active legal advisors in a number of private equity sectors, ranking #1 in B2C, #2 in B2B, financial services and IT, and #3 in healthcare.

Additionally, DLA Piper ranked #1 in private equity deal volume in Europe and ranked as one of the most active law firms handling private equity deals across the US, particularly in the West Coast, Southeast, Great Lakes and Mountain regions.

“Private Equity is a strategic priority for DLA Piper, and we are proud to see our PitchBook rankings continue to climb for 2022 – it’s a testament to our broad experience and the trust our clients place in our team across regions and sectors,” said Joseph Silver, US chair and global co-chair of the firm’s Private Equity practice. “We look forward to another strong year partnering with our clients both in the US and globally.”

In the past year, DLA Piper has made a substantial investment in its globally recognized Private Equity practice with the addition of nearly 40 top-tier private equity attorneys across the firm’s US offices, significantly enhancing its position in middle-market private equity and key sectors including technology and healthcare.

With more than 225 global lawyers who provide strategic counsel to private equity funds and their industry-leading portfolio companies, DLA Piper’s Private Equity practice has the capacity, experience and relationships to help drive value across the investment life cycle by delivering responsive, efficient and integrated solutions around the world.

A complete list of PitchBook's rankings is available in the 2022 Annual League Tables Report. PitchBook is a leading financial data and technology company, providing a comprehensive view of dealmaking activity across global private and public financial markets.