16 June 20213 minute read

DLA Piper wins Mergermarket North America M&A Awards

DLA Piper is pleased to announce that it was named Legal Advisory Firm of the Year in two categories at Mergermarket’s annual North America M&A Awards, recognizing excellence in M&A. The firm was recognized as the Consumer M&A Legal Advisory Firm of the Year and the Lower Mid-Market M&A Legal Advisory Firm of the Year (up to US$250 million).

These awards underscore DLA Piper’s recent #1 ranking for global M&A deal volume in Mergermarket’s annual league tables report for the 11th consecutive year.

“It’s an honor to be recognized for these awards, which highlight the strength of our transactional practice, our focus on establishing collaborative partnerships with our clients and our ability to provide advice that is tailored to our clients’ particular industry needs,” said Jonathan Klein, chair of the firm’s US Mergers and Acquisitions practice.

“Our multidisciplinary and multi-jurisdictional approach to M&A transactions sets us apart and enables us to consistently provide comprehensive and integrated transactional support,” added Kathleen Ruhland, US chair and global co-chair of DLA Piper's Corporate practice. “Our M&A team combines exceptional local knowledge with a extensive global platform, allowing us to efficiently and creatively facilitate deals and deliver results that drive our clients’ objectives forward.”

With more than 1,000 corporate lawyers globally, DLA Piper helps clients execute complex cross-border transactions seamlessly while supporting clients across all stages of development. The firm has been rated number one in global M&A volume for 11 consecutive years, according to Mergermarket.