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Gunderson Dettmer has more than 400 lawyers
singularly focused on the global venture capital and emerging companies
ecosystem, across 11 offices in key markets throughout the world: Silicon
Valley, Ann Arbor, Austin, Boston, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San
Francisco, Sao Paulo, Beijing, and Singapore. The firm represents more than
2,500 venture-backed companies and over 450 of the world’s top venture capital
and growth equity firms, including thousands of their underlying funds. For
venture-backed companies, the firm provides guidance at every stage in their
lifecycle, from launch through IPO and beyond, becoming extensions of their
management teams as they prepare for their next stage of growth. For funds, the
firm routinely negotiates close to one-third of every venture capital dollar
raised worldwide and is the recognized global leader in the representation of
venture capital and other growth equity funds in their investment activities,
negotiating more than 1,000 venture and growth financings every year.
The Firm is a recognized international leader in the representation of venture capital and private equity investment funds. With extensive experience in North America, China, the EU and Latin America, our attorneys provide general counsel, fund formation and investor representation services to hundreds of the world’s leading venture capital and private equity firms. We are consistently ranked the most active fund formation and transactional firm in the country and the firm and our partners individually routinely earn highest industry rankings from Chambers & Partners, Legal 500, Best Lawyers and others. Gunderson
Dettmer has been ranked as the most active law firm for venture capital
financings globally by PitchBook every year of its League Tables – 2014 – 2021.
With more than 2000 venture and growth equity deals to our credit in 2021, we
were again ranked “most active law firm globally” in PitchBook’s Global League
Tables. This reinforces previous recognition and rankings in numerous industry
We combine our deep market knowledge and strong industry relationships with a unique practice experience to provide practical, business-oriented counsel designed for the needs of the emerging-growth company marketplace. For more information about the Firm, please visit www.gunder.com or contact one of our office leaders.