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Dec. 2, 2021

Nelson Mullins’ Emerging Companies and Venture Capital Practices Recognized by PitchBook In Six Categories

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP has yet again been recognized by PitchBook Data, Inc. in its Q3 2021 global rankings as among the most active law firms advising emerging growth companies and venture capital firms, both in the US and abroad. 

“It’s encouraging to see our growing activity across all domestic and global markets recognized by PitchBook,” said Jackson Hwu, a partner in the Emerging Companies and Venture Capital Group and resident in the firm’s Miami office who routinely represents companies and VC investors in South Florida, the West Coast, Europe, and Latin America.

“We are delighted that our wealth of experience and our commitment to the startup and venture community continues to be recognized by PitchBook.” added Paul Rothstein, a partner in the Emerging Companies and Venture Capital group based in Atlanta.

This quarter, the firm was ranked in the top 25 in numerous categories, including:


  • #24 most active law firm globally in VC deals


  • #16 most active in the US


  • #4 most active in the Southeast
  • #18 most active in Mid-Atlantic
  • #23 most active in West Coast


  • #13 most active in HC services & systems
  • #14 most active in software

Deal Type:

  • #21 most active in early stage deals


  • #12 most active globally: companies
  • #14 most active in US: companies
  • #13 most active in Europe companies

Europe regions:

  • #17 most active in UK & Ireland

Nelson Mullins has consistently been recognized for its venture capital work, including rankings among other top law firms in annual lists such as PitchBook.

PitchBook’s league tables are compiled using the count of completed deals for the specified deal type, region and/or other criteria. Click here for their methodology.