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  • 4 Richards Layton Directors Named Among the World's Best Restructuring and Insolvency Lawyers
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (December 7, 2016) – Richards, Layton & Finger directors Mark D. Collins, Daniel J. DeFranceschi, John H. Knight, and Russell C. Silberglied have been named on the Who’s Who list of the world’s top restructuring and insolvency lawyers. Mr. Collins received... View >
  • Richards Layton's Doneene Damon Receives Thurgood Marshall Award
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (November 17, 2016) – Richards, Layton & Finger director Doneene K. Damon has received the Delaware Barrister Association’s 2016 Thurgood Marshall Award. This annual award honors a leader of the Delaware bar who has demonstrated a tireless commitment to... View >
  • Richards Layton Leads Delaware Firms in U.S. News Tier 1 Rankings
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (November 2, 2016) – Richards, Layton & Finger has been recognized for excellence in 22 areas in the U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2017 “Best Law Firms” rankings. The firm received the survey’s top Tier 1 metropolitan ranking in 19 practice areas, the most Tier... View >
  • Richards Layton Ranks First in Delaware for Large M&A Deals
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (October 24, 2016) – Richards, Layton & Finger is again ranked first in The Deal’s M&A league table for Delaware law firms.  Posting 53 deals valued at $100 million or more through the third quarter of 2016, Richards Layton has served as counsel in more... View >
  • Richards Layton's Doneene Damon and Anne Foster Elected to ALI
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (October 25, 2016) – Richards, Layton & Finger directors Doneene Damon and Anne Foster have been selected as members of the American Law Institute (ALI).  Three times a year ALI elects new members to join its distinguished group of judges, lawyers, and law... View >
  • 17 Richards Layton Attorneys Are Delaware Today Top Lawyers
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (October 24, 2016) – Seventeen Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys, named in fifteen practice areas, have been chosen as Top Lawyers in Delaware Today magazine’s annual list of the best lawyers in the state.  In addition, four Richards Layton lawyers are... View >
  • Richards Layton and 14 Firm Attorneys Honored in Benchmark Litigation
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (October 19, 2016) – Fourteen Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys have been recognized in the 2017 edition of Benchmark Litigation, more than from any other Delaware law firm. Firm directors Catherine Dearlove, Raymond DiCamillo, John Hendershot, Jeffrey... View >
  • Two Richards Layton Attorneys Chosen as Delaware Lawyers on the Fast Track
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (October 4, 2016) – Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys Sara T. Toner and John Mark Zeberkiewicz have been named as Delaware Lawyers on the Fast Track. They were among 15 attorneys selected by The Delaware Law Weekly for its inaugural list of Delaware’s best... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Attorneys Named Two of the Nation's Best Lawyers Under 40
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (August 15, 2016) – Richards, Layton & Finger directors Brock Czeschin and Rudolf Koch have been named in Benchmark Litigation’s inaugural Under 40 Hot List. Mr. Czeschin and Mr. Koch are among only six Delaware lawyers chosen, and Richards Layton is the... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger's Catherine Dearlove One of the Top 250 Women Litigators in the U.S.
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (August 15, 2016) – Richards, Layton & Finger director Catherine Dearlove has been chosen by Benchmark Litigation as one of its 2016 Top 250 Women in Litigation. One of only three attorneys selected from Delaware, Ms. Dearlove has been named to the list of... View >
  • Richards Layton Leads Delaware Firms in The Best Lawyers in America
    Richards, Layton & Finger is pleased to announce that 53 of its directors have been named in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, more attorneys than any other Delaware firm. View >
  • Five Richards Layton Directors Chosen as Lawyers of the Year
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (August 15, 2016) – Richards, Layton & Finger directors Paul Altman, F. Peter Conaty Jr., Fred Cottrell, Eric Mazie, and William Wade have been selected as 2017 Wilmington, Delaware Lawyers of the Year. The Best Lawyers in America presents this award to a... View >
  • In Memoriam—R. Franklin Balotti
    On August 2, 2016 we lost our friend and mentor, R. Franklin ("Frank") Balotti.  Frank was a leader of Richards, Layton & Finger for decades.  He will be greatly missed.  Please click here for full tribute. View >
  • Richards Layton Leads Delaware Firms in M&A Deals
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (July 22, 2016) – Richards, Layton & Finger again tops The Deal’s M&A league table of Delaware law firms for the first half of 2016. Posting 34 deals valued at $100 million or more, Richards Layton has handled more high-value transactions than the other... View >
  • With Election of New Officers, Richards, Layton & Finger Achieves Another First in Delaware
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (July 1, 2016) – Richards, Layton & Finger has elected Gregory Varallo as president and Doneene Damon as executive vice president of the firm. Lisa Schmidt has been appointed to serve as the firm’s senior vice president. Mr. Varallo, Ms. Damon, and Ms... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Promotes New Directors and Counsel
    Richards, Layton & Finger is pleased to announce that it has elected Kenneth Jackman and Wes Peterson as directors of the firm, and has appointed Zachary Shapiro as counsel of the firm. View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Director Blake Rohrbacher Elected to ALI
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (June 29, 2016) – Richards, Layton & Finger director Blake Rohrbacher has been elected as a member of the American Law Institute (ALI). Selected through nomination by current members, Mr. Rohrbacher joins a distinguished group of practitioners chosen for... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger and Two Firm Directors Named among the World's Best in Wealth Management
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (June 24, 2016) – Richards, Layton & Finger and two firm directors, F. Peter Conaty Jr. and W. Donald Sparks II, have been recognized in the inaugural edition of Chambers High Net Worth (HNW), the new guide to the world’s leading high net worth advisers. ... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger and 13 Attorneys Named Among the Nation's Best in M&A Law
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (June 22, 2016) – Richards, Layton & Finger is ranked among the top firms in the nation in two M&A categories in the 2016 edition of The Legal 500 United States. Gregory P. Williams, chair of Richards Layton’s Corporate Department, is named an elite... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger's Gregory P. Williams Named among the 500 Leading Lawyers in America for Ninth Consecutive Year
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (June 7, 2016) – Richards, Layton & Finger director Gregory P. Williams has been named in the 2016 edition of The Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America. Chosen for the ninth consecutive year, Mr. Williams is among an elite group of lawyers and judges... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Attorneys Named Among the World's Best in Real Estate
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (June 3, 2016) – Daniel Klein and Robert Krapf, directors of Richards, Layton & Finger, have been named in Who’s Who Legal: Real Estate 2016. Mr. Klein and Mr. Krapf are among only four Delaware lawyers selected for the list of the world’s leading real... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger's IP Practice and Attorneys Earn Top Ranking in IAM Patent 1000
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (May 31, 2016) – Richards, Layton & Finger and three of the firm’s directors, Fred Cottrell, Kelly Farnan, and Jeffrey Moyer, have been named among the top patent firms and attorneys in Delaware in IAM Patent 1000 2016 – The World’s Leading Patent... View >
  • Chambers USA Honors 36 Richards, Layton & Finger Attorneys
    Thirty-six Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys, more lawyers than from any other Delaware firm, have been named leaders in their field by Chambers USA, one of the world’s most respected legal directories. View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Tops Delaware Super Lawyers Rankings
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (May 23, 2016) – Thirty-one Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys, more lawyers than from any other Delaware firm, have been recognized by Super Lawyers in its annual rankings of the state’s top attorneys. Firm directors Paul Altman, Stephen Bigler, Donald... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Tops Q1 2016 M&A League Tables for Delaware Firms
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (April 18, 2016) – Richards, Layton & Finger again tops the chart in The Deal’s Delaware M&A league tables, posting more deals valued at or above $100 million than any other Delaware firm in the first quarter of 2016. Richards, Layton & Finger has led the... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Lawyers Admitted to the Delaware Bar
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (March 2, 2016) – Richards, Layton & Finger is pleased to announce that four new associates of the firm have been admitted to the Delaware bar. Sara Gardner, Jodi LeBolt, Brian Morris, and Nicole Pedi were admitted to practice in the State of Delaware by... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Leads Delaware Firms in Who's Who Legal: M&A and Governance 2016
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (February 12, 2016) – Ten Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys, more lawyers than from any other Delaware firm, have been listed in Who’s Who Legal: M&A and Governance 2016. Following comprehensive research with clients and peers, Who’s Who Legal has named... View >
  • Richards Layton Tops The Deal M&A League Table for 16th Straight Year
    Richards, Layton & Finger served as Delaware counsel on 75 merger and acquisition transactions valued at $100 million or more in 2015, more than any other Delaware law firm. For 16 years running, Richards, Layton & Finger has led the state in high-value deals, as reported in The Deal. View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger's Sara Toner Named to Economic Development Committee
    Wilmington, Delaware (January 20, 2016) – Richards, Layton & Finger director Sara Toner has been tapped by the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce to serve on its Economic Development Committee, a newly formed committee dedicated to cultivating an exceptional, business-friendly... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Lawyers Admitted to the Delaware Bar
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (December 9, 2015) – Richards, Layton & Finger is pleased to welcome 14 new lawyers to the Delaware bar. The lawyers were admitted to practice in the State of Delaware by the Delaware Supreme Court in a ceremony today in Dover. The newly admitted Richards... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Leads Delaware Law Firms in U.S. News Rankings
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (November 3, 2015) – Richards, Layton & Finger has received the most recognition for outstanding practice groups in Delaware in the U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2016 “Best Law Firms” rankings. The firm was recognized for excellence in 21 practice areas and... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Attorneys Named Delaware Today Top Lawyers
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Thirteen Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys are named Top Lawyers in Delaware Today magazine’s annual list of the best lawyers in the state. The firm attorneys chosen as Top Lawyers are Mark Collins and John Knight in Bankruptcy; Cynthia Kaiser in... View >
  • C. Malcolm Cochran Receives DSBA Commitment Award
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (October 29, 2015) – C. Malcolm (Mike) Cochran, a director in Richards, Layton & Finger’s Litigation Department, has received the Delaware State Bar Association’s 2015 Christopher W. White Distinguished Access to Justice Commitment Award. The Commitment... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Keeps the Top Spot on The Deal's M&A Chart
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (October 23, 2015) – Richards, Layton & Finger is ranked first in The Deal’s M&A league tables for Delaware law firms. Posting 51 deals valued at $100 million or more through the third quarter of 2015, Richards, Layton & Finger has served as counsel on more... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger and 14 Firm Attorneys Honored in Benchmark Litigation
    Fourteen Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys have been recognized in the 2016 edition of Benchmark Litigation, more than from any other Delaware law firm. View >
  • Two Richards, Layton & Finger Directors Named Among World's Leading Private Funds Formation Lawyers
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (August 27, 2015) – Paul Altman and Melissa Stubenberg, Richards, Layton & Finger directors, have been named in Who’s Who Legal 2016 as two of the world’s leading private funds formation lawyers. Mr. Altman and Ms. Stubenberg are among only four lawyers in... View >
  • Six Richards, Layton & Finger Attorneys Chosen as Lawyers of the Year
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (August 17, 2015) – Donald Bussard, Mark Gentile, Tara Hoffner, Gregory Ladner, Jeffrey Moyer, and William Wade, directors of Richards, Layton & Finger, have been named 2016 Wilmington, Delaware Lawyers of the Year. The Best Lawyers in America presents this... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Leads Delaware Firms in Best Lawyers
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (August 17, 2015) – Richards, Layton and Finger is pleased to announce that 45 of its directors have been named in the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Richards, Layton & Finger has more attorneys ranked in Best Lawyers than any other Delaware... View >
  • Three Richards, Layton & Finger Lawyers Among Five in Delaware Named in Who's Who Legal: Litigation 2015
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (July 28, 2015) – Three Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys, Jesse Finkelstein, Samuel Nolen, and Gregory Williams, have been named by Who’s Who Legal as being among the world’s top litigators. Finkelstein, Nolen, and Williams are three of only five lawyers... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Again Tops The Deal's M&A Chart
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (July 16, 2015) – Richards, Layton & Finger again tops the chart in The Deal’s M&A league tables for Delaware law firms, posting 33 deals valued at $100 million or more in the first half of 2015. Significantly outpacing other Delaware firms, Richards... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Elects New Directors and Counsel
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (July 1, 2015) – Richards, Layton & Finger is pleased to announce that it has elected Mark Kurtz and Joshua Novak as directors of the firm and Jennifer Veet Barrett, Kenneth Jackman, and Cory Kandestin as counsel. “We are very proud to promote these... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger's Gregory Williams Named among the 500 Leading Lawyers in America
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (June 29, 2015) – Richards, Layton & Finger director Gregory Williams has been recognized in the 2014-2015 edition of The Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America. Named on the list for the eighth consecutive year, Mr. Williams is among an elite group of... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger's Catherine Dearlove Named among the Nation's Top 250 Women in Litigation
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (June 26, 2015) – Richards, Layton & Finger director Catherine Dearlove has been recognized by Benchmark Litigation in its 2015 edition of Top 250 Women in Litigation. Ms. Dearlove has been named to the list of the nation’s top women litigators for the... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger's Patent Litigation Practice & Attorneys Named among the World's Best
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (June 15, 2015) – Richards, Layton & Finger and three of the firm’s attorneys, Frederick Cottrell III, Jeffrey Moyer, and Kelly Farnan, have been named among the top patent firms and practitioners in Delaware in Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Patent... View >
  • Two Richards, Layton & Finger Attorneys Named in 2015 International Who's Who of Real Estate Lawyers
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (June 1, 2015) – Daniel Klein and Robert Krapf, directors of Richards, Layton & Finger, have been listed in the 2015 edition of The International Who’s Who of Real Estate Lawyers. Who’s Who Legal conducted comprehensive research to identify the world’s... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Ranked 10th in the World for Corporate Law
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (May 28, 2015) – Richards, Layton & Finger ranked 10th on the Who’s Who Legal 100 list of the world’s top firms for corporate law. Richards, Layton & Finger assists corporations and boards of directors in complex transactional and governance matters, and... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Again Tops Delaware Super Lawyers Rankings
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (May 21, 2015) – Thirty-one Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys, more lawyers than from any other Delaware firm, have been recognized by Super Lawyers in its annual rankings of top attorneys. Firm directors Paul Altman, Stephen Bigler, Donald Bussard, Mark... View >
  • 34 Richards, Layton & Finger Attorneys Named in Chambers USA, the Most of Any Delaware Firm
    Richards, Layton & Finger also received high marks in six areas of law, including Chambers’ top ranking in the areas of Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Chancery, Corporate/M&A & Alternative Entities, and Real Estate. View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Again Tops The Deal's M&A Chart
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (April 27, 2015) – Richards, Layton & Finger again tops the chart in The Deal’s M&A league tables for Delaware law firms, posting 11 deals valued at $100 million or more in the first quarter of 2015. As reported in The Deal and Corporate Control Alert... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Directors Elected as Fellows of the American College of Governance Counsel
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (April 21, 2015) – Richards, Layton & Finger directors Gregory Varallo and Mark Gentile, and retired firm director R. Franklin Balotti, have been elected as Fellows of the American College of Governance Counsel, a newly founded professional association of... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Director Doneene Damon Receives ABA Jean Allard Glass Cutter Award
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (April 20, 2015) – Richards, Layton & Finger director Doneene Keemer Damon was presented with the American Bar Association’s 2015 Jean Allard Glass Cutter Award during the ABA Spring Meeting on Friday, April 17. This prestigious award, named for Jean... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Director Sara Toner Elected a Fellow of American College of Mortgage Attorneys
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (March 31, 2015) – Richards, Layton & Finger director Sara Toner has been elected as a Fellow of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys (ACMA). Fellowship in ACMA is by nomination only, and limited to those attorneys who demonstrate substantial expertise... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Lawyers Admitted to the Delaware Bar
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (March 6, 2015) – Richards, Layton & Finger is pleased to announce that five new associates of the firm have been admitted to the Delaware bar. Joseph Barsalona II, Violeta Foreman, John Mezzanotte Jr., Arun Mohan, and Brendan Schlauch were admitted to... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Leads Delaware Firms as Deal Counsel in 2014
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (February 18, 2015) – Richards, Layton & Finger served as Delaware counsel on 68 merger and acquisition transactions valued at $100 million or more in 2014, far more than any other Delaware law firm. For 15 years running, Richards, Layton & Finger has led... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Leads Delaware Firms in Who's Who Legal: Corporate - M&A and Governance 2015
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (February 16, 2015) – Nine Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys, more lawyers than from any other Delaware firm, have been listed in Who’s Who Legal: Corporate - M&A and Governance 2015. Following comprehensive research with clients and peers, Who’s Who Legal... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Receives M&A Advisor Turnaround Deal of the Year Award
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (January 9, 2015) – Richards, Layton & Finger has received the 2014 M&A Advisor “Distressed M&A Deal of the Year ($25mm to $100mm)” award for its work in connection with the sale of Phoenix Payment Systems (EPX) to North American Bancard. The annual M&A... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Lawyers Admitted to the Delaware Bar
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (December 10, 2014) – Richards, Layton & Finger is pleased to welcome seven new associates to the Delaware bar. Rachel Biblo, Shawna Bray, Jacob Hasler, Thomas Nucum, Matthew Perri, Adrienne Steiner, and Jane Trueper were admitted to practice in the State of... View >
  • 15 Richards, Layton & Finger Attorneys Named Delaware Today Top Lawyers
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (November 5, 2014) – Fifteen Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys have been named Top Lawyers by Delaware Today magazine in the publication’s annual survey asking Delaware lawyers to nominate their most respected peers. Five Richards Layton attorneys received... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Earns Top Ranking in U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms"
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (November 3, 2014) – Richards, Layton & Finger has been ranked in the top tier in Delaware in 17 practice areas in the 2015 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.” Richards, Layton & Finger is recognized in a total of 21 practice areas... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger and 14 Firm Attorneys Recognized in Benchmark Litigation
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (October 30, 2014) – Fourteen Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys, more than from any other Delaware firm, are recognized in Benchmark Litigation 2015. Attorneys Catherine Dearlove, Raymond DiCamillo, John Hendershot, Jeffrey Moyer, Srinivas Raju, Blake... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Attorneys Awarded the Delaware Distinguished Service Medal
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (October 23, 2014) – Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys Mark Purpura, Melanie George Smith and Robert Burns were awarded the Delaware Distinguished Service Medal for their pro bono services to assist the Delaware National Guard. Major General Francis... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Again Leads The Deal's M&A List
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (October 21, 2014) – Richards, Layton & Finger is ranked first in The Deal’s M&A league tables for Delaware law firms. Posting 49 deals valued at $100 million or more through the third quarter of 2014, Richards, Layton & Finger has served as counsel on... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger's M&A Litigation Practice Ranked among the Best in U.S.
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (October 2, 2014) – Richards, Layton & Finger is ranked among the top firms in the nation for M&A litigation in The Legal 500 United States. With Delaware’s largest corporate litigation team, Richards, Layton & Finger has long been recognized as one of the... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Director Appointed to NYC Bar Committee
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (October 1, 2014) – Marcos A. Ramos, a director of Richards, Layton & Finger, has been appointed to the Committee on Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization of the New York City Bar. The committee focuses on issues concerning corporate and individual... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Director Selected for ABA Diverse Leaders Academy
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (September 25, 2014) – Marcos A. Ramos, a director of Richards, Layton & Finger, has been selected to participate in the ABA Section of Litigation’s Diverse Leaders Academy (formerly known as the Leadership Fellows Program). The Diverse Leaders Academy... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Director Appointed Deputy President for Hispanic National Bar Association
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (September 25, 2014) – Marcos A. Ramos, a director of Richards, Layton & Finger, has been appointed by the Hispanic National Bar Association to serve as a deputy president for Region IV (Delaware and Pennsylvania). The Hispanic National Bar Association is a... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Director Wins DVFA President's Award
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (September 23, 2014) – Richards, Layton & Finger director C. Malcolm (Mike) Cochran was presented with the 2014 President’s Award by the Delaware Volunteer Firefighter’s Association (DVFA). Mr. Cochran received the award on September 12 during the DVFA’s... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Attorney Named Among the Top 250 Women in IP
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (September 19, 2014) – Kelly Farnan, a director of Richards, Layton & Finger, has been selected by Managing Intellectual Property as one of the Top 250 Women in IP. Managing Intellectual Property, a global resource on IP developments worldwide, conducts... View >
  • Three Richards, Layton & Finger Directors Named World's Leading Private Funds Lawyers
    Paul Altman, James Leyden Jr. and Melissa Stubenberg have been selected by Who’s Who Legal as three of the world’s leading private funds lawyers. View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Tops Corporate Control Alert's Rankings
    Richards, Layton & Finger tops the mid-year list of deal counsel for transactions valued at $100 million or more, in rankings published by Corporate Control Alert. View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Attorneys Chosen as Lawyers of the Year in Nine Categories
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (August 18, 2014) – Stephen Bigler, Mark Collins, Richard Facciolo, Robert Krapf, Srinivas Raju, Donald Sparks II and Robert Whetzel, directors of Richards, Layton & Finger, have been named 2015 Wilmington, Delaware Lawyers of the Year. The Best Lawyers in... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Attorneys Again Top Best Lawyers List
    Richards, Layton and Finger is proud to announce that 45 of its directors have been named in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Tops The Deal M&A League Tables
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (August 5, 2014) – Richards, Layton & Finger is ranked first in The Deal’s M&A league tables for Delaware law firms. During the first half of 2014, Richards, Layton & Finger served as counsel on 34 public mergers and acquisitions valued at US$100 million or... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Director Named Among the Nation's Top 250 Women in Litigation
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (July 18, 2014) – Richards, Layton & Finger director Catherine Dearlove has been recognized in the third annual Benchmark Top 250 Women in Litigation. One of only three attorneys chosen from Delaware, Ms. Dearlove has been named to the list of the nation’s... View >
  • Three Richards, Layton & Finger Lawyers Among Five in Delaware Chosen for International Who's Who of Commercial Litigators
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (July 18, 2014) – Three Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys, Jesse Finkelstein, Samuel Nolen and Gregory Williams, have been recognized in The International Who’s Who of Commercial Litigators 2014. Finkelstein, Nolen and Williams are three of only five... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Elects New Counsel
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (July 1, 2014) – Richards, Layton & Finger is pleased to announce the election of Beth Gansen Knight as counsel of the firm, effective July 1, 2014. Ms. Knight practices in the areas of estate planning, trust and estate administration, tax planning and... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Leads Delaware Firms in International Who's Who of Corporate Governance Lawyers 2014
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (July 1, 2014) – Richards, Layton & Finger again leads Delaware firms in the number of attorneys recognized in The International Who’s Who of Corporate Governance Lawyers. The firm attorneys listed are Stephen Bigler, Donald Bussard, Raymond DiCamillo, Jesse... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Partners Expand Their Special Committees Treatise
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (June 24, 2014) – Gregory Varallo, Srinivas Raju and Michael Allen, directors of Richards, Layton & Finger, have authored an expanded second edition of their definitive treatise on special committee practice, Special Committees: Law and Practice... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Attorney Named to Lawyers of Color's 2014 Hot List
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (June 10, 2014) – Richards, Layton & Finger attorney Lori Brewington has been named to Lawyers of Color’s 2014 Hot List for the Mid-Atlantic Region. The list features exceptional early- to mid-career minority attorneys who were chosen for excellence in the... View >
  • Two Richards, Layton & Finger Attorneys Named in 2014 International Who's Who of Real Estate Lawyers
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (June 9, 2014) – Daniel Klein and Robert Krapf, directors of Richards, Layton & Finger, have been listed in the 2014 edition of The International Who’s Who of Real Estate Lawyers. Who’s Who Legal conducted comprehensive research to identify the world’s... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger and Three Firm Attorneys Named Among the World's Leading Patent Practitioners
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (June 6, 2014) – Richards, Layton & Finger and three of the firm’s attorneys, Frederick Cottrell III, Kelly Farnan and Robert Whetzel, have been named among the top patent firms and practitioners in Delaware in IAM Patent 1000 2014 – The World’s Leading... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Receives Lex Mundi Pro Bono Award
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (June 4, 2014) – Richards, Layton & Finger has been honored with the 2014 Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation Award for the North American region. The award recognizes Lex Mundi member law firms that have provided critical pro bono legal services to help... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Tops Delaware Super Lawyers Rankings
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (May 23, 2014) – Thirty-five Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys, more lawyers than from any other Delaware firm, have been recognized by Super Lawyers in its annual rankings of top attorneys. Two firm attorneys are named on the Super Lawyers Top Ten list... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Leads Delaware Firms in Chambers Recognition
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (May 23, 2014) – Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 36 Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys for excellence, far more lawyers than from any other Delaware firm. Richards, Layton & Finger also earned high marks in six areas of... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Attorneys Named Among the World's Best Insolvency & Restructuring Lawyers
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (May 9, 2014) – Two Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys, Mark Collins and Daniel DeFranceschi, have been named in Who’s Who Legal: Insolvency & Restructuring 2014. Collins and DeFranceschi are among only 435 lawyers selected as the world’s leading insolvency... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Leads Delaware Firms as Deal Counsel in 2013
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (April 24, 2014) – Richards, Layton & Finger has served as Delaware counsel on the most merger and acquisition transactions valued at $100 million or more for 14 years running, according to Corporate Control Alert’s annual rankings. In 2013 Richards, Layton... View >
  • Two Richards Layton Attorneys Named in Lawdragon's Top 500 Lawyers in the U.S.
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (January 28, 2014) – Two Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys, Donald A. Bussard and Gregory P. Williams, are named among the 2013-2014 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America. This is the sixth time Bussard and Williams have earned a spot on Lawdragon’s... View >
  • Richards Layton Announces 2013 Bar Admissions
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (December 11, 2013) – Seven new Richards, Layton & Finger associates were admitted to the Delaware bar on December 11, 2013. Sarah Anne Clark, Cavan Costantino, Laura DiFrancesco, William Dolan, Rachel Horn, Ryan Maerz and David McAloon were admitted to... View >
  • Five Richards Layton Attorneys Named Among the World's Best Merger & Acquisition Lawyers
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (November 4, 2013) – Five Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys, more lawyers than from any other Delaware firm, have been named in The International Who’s Who of Merger & Acquisition Lawyers 2014. C. Stephen Bigler, Jesse A. Finkelstein, Mark J. Gentile... View >
  • Richards Layton Earns Top Ranking in U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms"
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (November 1, 2013) – Richards, Layton & Finger has received first-tier ranking in Delaware in 18 practice areas in U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2014. The “Best Law Firms” rankings identify law firms that consistently earn the highest performance... View >
  • Richards Layton Leads Delaware Today's Top Lawyers List
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (October 31, 2013) – Delaware Today lists 14 Richards, Layton & Finger lawyers in its 2013 “Top Lawyers: Lawyer’s Choice” survey, with six of these lawyers designated the “Top Vote Getter” in their respective practice areas. More Richards Layton lawyers... View >
  • Richards Layton and 12 Firm Attorneys Recognized in 2014 Benchmark Litigation
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (October 30, 2013) – Benchmark Litigation has recognized 12 Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys, more than from any other Delaware firm. Richards Layton attorneys Catherine Dearlove, Raymond DiCamillo, John Hendershot, Srinivas Raju, Robert Stearn Jr., Allen... View >
  • Two Richards Layton Attorneys Named Among the Top 500 Lawyers in the U.S.
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (October 29, 2013) – Two Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys, Donald A. Bussard and Gregory P. Williams, are named among the 2013 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America. Bussard, a senior member of Richards Layton’s corporate advisory group, advises... View >
  • Richards Layton Directors Named in International Who's Who of Private Funds Lawyers 2014
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (September 5, 2013) – Paul Altman and Melissa Stubenberg, Richards, Layton & Finger directors, have again been named in The International Who’s Who of Private Funds Lawyers. Altman and Stubenberg are two of only three lawyers in Delaware listed among the... View >
  • Richards Layton Again Tops Best Lawyers with 45 Attorneys Listed
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (August 15, 2013) – Richards, Layton and Finger is proud to announce that 45 of its directors were selected for inclusion in the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Richards Layton has more attorneys ranked in Best Lawyers than any other Delaware... View >
  • Richards Layton Directors Chosen as Lawyers of the Year
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (August 15, 2013) – Donald Bussard, Mark Collins, Mark Gentile and James Leyden Jr., directors of Richards, Layton & Finger, have been named by The Best Lawyers in America as 2014 Wilmington, Delaware, Lawyers of the Year. Best Lawyers identifies the... View >
  • Three Richards Layton Attorneys Named in The International Who's Who of Commercial Litigators 2013
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (July 30, 2013) – Three Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys, more than from any other Delaware law firm, have been recognized in The International Who’s Who of Commercial Litigators 2013. Jesse Finkelstein, Samuel Nolen and Allen Terrell Jr. were named among... View >
  • Richards Layton Attorney Named to Lawyers of Color Hot List
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (July 18, 2013) – Richards, Layton & Finger associate Adrian Boddie has been named to Lawyers of Color’s inaugural Hot List for the Mid-Atlantic region. The list is comprised of 100 early- to mid-career minority attorneys under 40 chosen for their excellence... View >
  • Two Richards Layton Directors Named in The International Who's Who of Real Estate Lawyers 2013
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (July 8, 2013) – Daniel Klein and Robert Krapf, directors at Richards, Layton & Finger, have been listed in the 2013 edition of The International Who’s Who of Real Estate Lawyers. They are the only lawyers in Delaware named to the list. Robert Krapf... View >
  • Richards Layton Names New Firm Officers
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (July 1, 2013) – The board of directors of Richards, Layton & Finger has elected Robert Krapf as president and Gregory Varallo as executive vice president of the firm. Mr. Krapf and Mr. Varallo assume their new roles on July 1 and will each serve a... View >
  • Richards Layton Elects Sara Toner as Director and Mark Kurtz and Claire Love as Counsel of the Firm
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (July 1, 2013) – Richards, Layton & Finger is pleased to announce the election of Sara Toner as a director and Mark Kurtz and Claire Love as counsel of the firm. “We are proud to have such exceptional talent in our ranks,” said Robert Krapf, president of... View >
  • Robert Krapf Elected to DSBA Executive Committee
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (June 26, 2013) – Richards, Layton & Finger attorney Robert Krapf has been elected to the Executive Committee of the Delaware State Bar Association. Mr. Krapf, who has served in several leadership positions on the Executive Committee and was most recently... View >
  • Richards Layton Lawyers Lead Delaware Firms in Chambers Recognition
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (May 24, 2013) – Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 33 Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys for excellence in seven areas of law, far more lawyers than from any other Delaware firm. In addition, the firm received Chambers’... View >
  • Richards Layton Selected to Represent Delaware in Elite Lex Mundi Network
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (May 23, 2013) – Lex Mundi, the leading network of independent law firms across the world, announced that Richards, Layton & Finger remains its exclusive member firm in Delaware. To maintain the network membership’s top quality worldwide, Lex Mundi reviews... View >
  • Richards Layton Attorneys Top Delaware Super Lawyer Rankings
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (May 17, 2013) – Thirty-two Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys, more lawyers than from any other Delaware firm, have been recognized by Super Lawyers in its annual rankings of top attorneys. Two Richards Layton directors are named on the Super Lawyers Top... View >
  • Two Richards Layton Attorneys Named in 2013 International Who's Who of Insolvency & Restructuring Lawyers
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (May 16, 2013) – Richards, Layton & Finger directors Mark Collins and Daniel DeFranceschi have been recognized in the 2013 International Who’s Who of Insolvency & Restructuring Lawyers. Collins and DeFranceschi were selected to be among the 449 top... View >
  • Two Richards Layton Attorneys Named to Lawdragon's Top 500 Lawyers in America
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (May 15, 2013) – Two Richards, Layton & Finger directors, Donald A. Bussard and Gregory P. Williams, have been recognized by Lawdragon in its annual list of the top 500 lawyers in America for the third consecutive year. Bussard, a leading member of Richards... View >
  • Richards Layton Is Delaware Counsel on Most Corporate Deals in 2012
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (March 12, 2013) – Richards, Layton & Finger has served as Delaware counsel on the most merger and acquisition transactions valued at $100 million or more for 13 years running, according to Corporate Control Alert’s annual rankings. In 2012 Richards Layton... View >
  • Richards Layton Leads Delaware Firms in International Who's Who of Corporate Governance Lawyers 2013
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (February 27, 2013) – Richards, Layton & Finger again leads all Delaware firms in the number of attorneys recognized in The International Who’s Who of Corporate Governance Lawyers 2013. The attorneys listed include C. Stephen Bigler, Donald A. Bussard, Mark... View >
  • Richards Layton Announces 2012 Bar Admissions
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (December 12, 2012) – Eight Richards, Layton & Finger associates were admitted to the Delaware bar on December 12, 2012. Marc Boiron, Alexander Burkhardt, Joshua Cippel, Allison Gerhart, Andrew Peach, William Romanowicz, J. Whitney Scudder and Chelsea... View >
  • Richards Layton Attorneys Named in The International Who's Who of Merger & Acquisition Lawyers 2013
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (November 20, 2012) – Five Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys, more lawyers than from any other Delaware firm, have been named in The International Who’s Who of Merger & Acquisition Lawyers 2013. C. Stephen Bigler, Jesse A. Finkelstein, Mark J. Gentile... View >
  • Richards Layton Ranks High in 2013 U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms"
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (November 1, 2012) – Richards, Layton & Finger received the top ranking in Delaware in 17 practice areas in the 2013 U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings, and is recognized in a total of 22 practice areas. The U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law... View >
  • Richards Layton and 14 Firm Attorneys Recognized in 2013 Benchmark Litigation
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (October 11, 2012) – Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys Catherine Dearlove, Raymond DiCamillo, John Hendershot, Srinivas Raju, Robert Stearn Jr., Allen Terrell Jr., Gregory Varallo, William Wade and Gregory Williams are named as Litigation Stars in the 2013... View >
  • Richards Layton Attorney Receives 2012 TMA Turnaround and Transaction of the Year Award
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (September 27, 2012) – Richards, Layton & Finger attorney Mark D. Collins has been selected as a recipient of the Turnaround Management Association’s (TMA) Turnaround and Transaction of the Year Award for his work on the successful restructuring of Aquilex... View >
  • Altman and Stubenberg Named in International Who's Who of Private Funds Lawyers 2013
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (September 17, 2012) – Paul M. Altman and Melissa K. Stubenberg, directors of Richards, Layton & Finger, have been named in The International Who’s Who of Private Funds Lawyers 2013. Altman and Stubenberg are the only lawyers in Delaware to be listed among... View >
  • Bussard and Balotti Named 2013 Delaware Lawyers of the Year
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (September 14, 2012) – Donald A. Bussard, a director of Richards, Layton & Finger, and R. Franklin Balotti, a recently retired director of the firm, have been named 2013 Wilmington, Delaware Lawyers of the Year. The Best Lawyers in America identifies the... View >
  • 43 Richards Layton Attorneys Named in The Best Lawyers in America 2013
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (August 28, 2012) – Richards, Layton & Finger is proud to announce that 43 of its attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Richards Layton has more attorneys listed in Best Lawyers than any other firm in... View >
  • Richards Layton Directors Named in The International Who's Who of Commercial Litigators
    Four Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys, more than from any other Delaware law firm, have been recognized in The International Who’s Who of Commercial Litigators 2012. View >
  • Richards Layton Lawyer Elected Vice Chair of ABA Real Property Division
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (August 21, 2012) – Richards, Layton & Finger director Robert J. Krapf has been elected by the members of the American Bar Association’s Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law to serve as Vice Chair of the Section’s Real Property Division for... View >
  • Richards Layton Lawyers Elected to DSBA Executive Committee
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (July 31, 2012) – Richards, Layton & Finger directors Doneene Keemer Damon and Robert J. Krapf have been elected to the Executive Committee of the Delaware State Bar Association. Krapf, who has previously served in leadership positions on the Executive... View >
  • Richards Layton and Fred Cottrell Named Among The World's Leading Patent Practitioners
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (July 5, 2012) – Richards, Layton & Finger and firm director Frederick L. Cottrell III have been selected to appear in the inaugural edition of IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners. The IAM research team interviewed attorneys and... View >
  • Richards Layton Elects Rudolf Koch and Blake Rohrbacher as Directors and Todd Coomes as Counsel of the Firm
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (July 2, 2012) – Richards, Layton & Finger is pleased to announce the election of Rudolf (Rudy) Koch and Blake Rohrbacher as directors of the firm and Todd Coomes as counsel, effective July 1, 2012. “We are fortunate to have such exceptional talent in... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger and Gregory P. Williams Recognized in The Legal 500
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (June 28, 2012) – Gregory P. Williams, chair of Richards, Layton & Finger’s Corporate Department, is one of only six attorneys in the country chosen as a “Leading M&A Litigation Lawyer” in The Legal 500 United States. Five additional firm attorneys are... View >
  • Two Richards Layton Directors Named in The International Who's Who of Real Estate Lawyers 2012
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (June 28, 2012) – Daniel L. Klein and Robert J. Krapf, directors at Richards, Layton & Finger, have been listed in the 2012 edition of The International Who’s Who of Real Estate Lawyers, two of only three Delaware lawyers named this year. Klein, chair of... View >
  • 35 Richards Layton Attorneys Named in 2012 Chambers USA
    Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 35 Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys for excellence in seven areas of law, far more lawyers than any other Delaware firm. View >
  • Richards Layton Attorney Receives the DSBA President's Award
    Richards, Layton & Finger attorney Mark Purpura received the Delaware State Bar Association’s President’s Award in recognition of his advocacy for justice and equality for all Delawareans. View >
  • Richards Layton's Chancery Court Win Affirmed
    On May 29, the Delaware Supreme Court affirmed the Court of Chancery’s dismissal of the plaintiff’s complaint in Central Laborers Pension Fund v. News Corp. View >
  • Richards Layton Expands Corporate Trust Team
    WILMINGTON, DE (June 4, 2012) – Richards, Layton & Finger announced today that Anthony M. Harvin has joined the firm as counsel in its Corporate Trust practice group. “We have worked with Tony for more than two decades and have been impressed by the quality of his work and... View >
  • 30 Richards Layton Attorneys Named in 2012 Super Lawyers
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (May 30, 2012) – Thirty Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys have been named in the 2012 issue of Super Lawyers, more lawyers than from any other Delaware firm. Mark D. Collins, chair of the firm’s Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring Department, is the... View >
  • Richards Layton Attorney Named in 2012 International Who's Who of Insolvency & Restructuring Lawyers
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (May 22, 2012) – Mark D. Collins, chair of Richards, Layton & Finger’s Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring Department, has been recognized in the 2012 International Who’s Who of Insolvency & Restructuring Lawyers. Who’s Who Legal identified the world’s... View >
  • Two Richards Layton Attorneys Named in 2011 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (May 3, 2012) – Two Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys, Donald A. Bussard and Gregory P. Williams, are named among the 2011 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America. Bussard, a leading member of Richards Layton’s corporate advisory group, advises... View >
  • Melanie George Smith Receives Commissioner's Award from the Administration on Children, Youth and Families
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (April 19, 2012) – Richards, Layton & Finger attorney Melanie George Smith has been selected to receive the 2012 Commissioner’s Award from the Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF). This prestigious award honors one recipient from each state... View >
  • Damon Elected a Fellow of the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (March 30, 2012) – Richards, Layton & Finger director Doneene Keemer Damon has been selected to be a Fellow of the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers (ACCFL). The ACCFL is an exclusive professional association whose mission is to promote and... View >
  • Eight Richards Layton Attorneys Named in 2012 International Who's Who of Corporate Governance Lawyers
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (March 15, 2012) – Eight Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys, more than from any other Delaware law firm, have been recognized in The International Who’s Who of Corporate Governance Lawyers 2012. R. Franklin Balotti, C. Stephen Bigler, Donald A. Bussard... View >
  • Richards Layton Is Delaware Counsel on Most Corporate Deals
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (February 16, 2012) – Richards, Layton & Finger has served as Delaware counsel on the most merger and acquisition transactions valued at $100 million or more for 10 years running, according to Corporate Control Alert’s annual rankings. In 2011 Richards... View >
  • Richards Layton Announces 2011 Bar Admissions
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (December 15, 2011) – Five Richards, Layton & Finger associates were admitted to the Delaware bar on December 15, 2011. Thomas A. Barr, Adrian D. Boddie, Jaclyn C. Levy, Stephanie M. Norman and J. Scott Pritchard were admitted to practice in the State of... View >
  • Four Richards Layton Directors Named in The International Who's Who of Merger & Acquisition Lawyers
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (December 7, 2011) – Four Richards, Layton & Finger lawyers, more than from any other Delaware firm, have been named in The International Who’s Who of Merger & Acquisition Lawyers 2012. Based upon comprehensive, independent research with general counsel and... View >
  • Doneene K. Damon Featured as a Top Woman in Business by Delaware Today Magazine
    Richards Layton director Doneene K. Damon was recently featured in Delaware Today magazine as one of the state's prominent "Women in Business."  To quote Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be."  These professionals... View >
  • Richards Layton and 14 Firm Attorneys Named in Benchmark Litigation
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (November 16, 2011) – Fourteen Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys have been recognized in the fifth annual edition of Benchmark Litigation, more lawyers than from any other Delaware firm. Named as “Litigation Stars” are R. Franklin Balotti, Raymond J... View >
  • Two Richards Layton Directors Named in The International Who's Who of Real Estate Lawyers 2011
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (November 10, 2011) – Daniel L. Klein and Robert J. Krapf, directors of Richards, Layton & Finger, have been listed in The International Who’s Who of Real Estate Lawyers 2011, two of only three Delaware lawyers named this year. Researchers at Who’s Who Legal... View >
  • Richards Layton Earns High Marks in U.S. News and Best Lawyers 2011 Rankings
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (November 3, 2011) – Richards, Layton & Finger is ranked in the first tier in Delaware in 14 practice areas in the U.S. News and Best Lawyers® 2011-2012 “Best Law Firms” rankings. The firm is ranked in a total of 21 categories and is also named in the... View >
  • Mark D. Collins Elected a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (October 25, 2011) – Richards, Layton & Finger is proud to announce that Mark D. Collins, a director of the firm, has been invited to become a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy. The College honors exceptional bankruptcy professionals for their... View >
  • Richards Layton Awarded the 2011 Christopher W. White Distinguished Access to Justice Leadership Award
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (October 25, 2011) – Richards, Layton & Finger has been awarded the 2011 Christopher W. White Distinguished Access to Justice Leadership Award by the Delaware State Bar Association. The award is given to a legal organization that has demonstrated outstanding... View >
  • Six Richards Layton Attorneys Named 2012 Wilmington, DE Best Lawyers of the Year
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (October 5, 2011) – Best Lawyers has named six Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys, Mark D. Collins, James G. Leyden Jr., W. Donald Sparks II, Allen Terrell Jr., Robert W. Whetzel and Gregory P. Williams, as “Wilmington, DE Best Lawyers of the Year” for... View >
  • Richards Layton Attorneys Recognized in 2012 Best Lawyers in America
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (September 13, 2011) – Richards, Layton & Finger is proud to announce that 32 of its attorneys were recently selected for inclusion in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. Richards Layton has more attorneys listed in Best Lawyers than any other... View >
  • Paul Altman Named in International Who's Who of Private Funds Lawyers 2012
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (September 7, 2011) – Paul M. Altman, a director of Richards, Layton & Finger in Wilmington, Delaware, has been named in The International Who’s Who of Private Funds Lawyers 2012. Altman is one of only 338 lawyers chosen worldwide and is the only lawyer in... View >
  • Mark Purpura Named as One of the Best Lawyers Under 40 by the LGBT Bar Association
    Washington, DC (September 7, 2011) – The National LGBT Bar Association is proud to announce the recipients of its second annual Best LGBT Lawyers under 40 award. The LGBT Bar established this award to recognize lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender legal professionals under the... View >
  • Richards Layton Names New Firm Officers
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (July 1, 2011) – The board of directors of Richards, Layton & Finger has elected William J. Wade as president and Robert J. Krapf as executive vice president of the firm. Thomas A. Beck has been appointed by Wade to be the firm’s senior vice president. Wade... View >
  • Richards Layton Elects Kelly E. Farnan and John D. Seraydarian as Directors and Jason M. Madron as Counsel of the Firm
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (June 13, 2011) – Richards, Layton & Finger has elected Kelly E. Farnan and John D. Seraydarian as directors of the firm and Jason M. Madron as counsel, effective July 1, 2011. Farnan, a member of Richards Layton’s Litigation Department, handles complex... View >
  • 33 Richards Layton Attorneys Named in 2011 Chambers USA
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (June 10, 2011) – Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 33 Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys for excellence in seven areas of law, more lawyers than from any other Delaware firm. In addition, Richards Layton received Chambers’... View >
  • Doneene Keemer Damon Appointed to the Board of the Delaware Community Foundation
    Wilmington, DE – Fred C. Sears II, president and CEO of the Delaware Community Foundation (DCF), and Thomas D. Wren, chairman of the Foundation’s board of directors, have announced the appointment of Doneene Keemer Damon, a director of Richards, Layton & Finger, to the DCF board... View >
  • 23 Richards Layton Directors Named in 2011 Delaware Super Lawyers
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (June 1, 2011) – Twenty-three Richards, Layton & Finger directors have been named in the 2011 edition of Delaware Super Lawyers. Gregory P. Williams, chair of the firm’s Corporate Department, is the Super Lawyers Top Point Getter in the state. Mark D... View >
  • Richards Layton Corporate and Bankruptcy Practices Receive Top Ranking in PLC Which Lawyer?
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (May 18, 2011) – Richards, Layton & Finger is the only Wilmington law firm to receive the highest ranking in PLC Which Lawyer? in two practice areas: Corporate/M&A and Restructuring and Insolvency. PLC has also recognized Richards Layton directors C. Stephen... View >
  • Richards Layton Director's Report as Special Counsel Relied Upon by Court of Chancery
    The national legal media and corporate law practices throughout the country highlighted the recent work of Richards, Layton & Finger director (and corporate department chair) Gregory P. Williams, appointed special counsel to the Court of Chancery in Scully v. Nighthawk Radiology... View >
  • Fred Cottrell Named in IAM Patent Litigation 250 – the World’s Leading Patent Litigators
    Fred Cottrell has been named in the first edition of IAM Patent Litigation 250 – the World’s Leading Patent Litigators, and Richards, Layton and Finger has been selected as a “Highly Recommended” patent litigation firm in Delaware. A publication of Intellectual Asset Management... View >
  • Richards Layton Named a Lawyers World Magazine 2011 Corporate Governance Law Firm of the Year
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (March 30, 2011) – Richards, Layton & Finger has been named a 2011 Corporate Governance Law Firm of the Year by Lawyers World Magazine. The magazine’s annual Lawyers World Law Awards recognize a select number of leading professional firms across the globe... View >
  • Seven Richards Layton Directors Named in 2011 International Who's Who of Corporate Governance Lawyers
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (March 23, 2011) – Seven Richards, Layton & Finger directors, more than from any other Delaware law firm, have been named in The International Who’s Who of Corporate Governance Lawyers 2011. R. Franklin Balotti, C. Stephen Bigler, Donald A. Bussard, Mark J... View >
  • 20 Richards Layton Directors Named in 2010 Lawdragon
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (March 16, 2011) – Twenty Richards, Layton & Finger directors have been recognized in the 2010 Lawdragon Leading Lawyers in America. Seven attorneys, R. Franklin Balotti, Donald A. Bussard, Mark D. Collins, Jesse A. Finkelstein, Mark J. Gentile, James G... View >
  • Richards Layton Attorneys Author Special Committees: Law and Practice, Published by Oxford University Press
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (January 18, 2011) – Gregory V. Varallo, Srinivas M. Raju and Michael D. Allen, directors of Richards, Layton & Finger in Wilmington, Delaware, have written Special Committees: Law and Practice, just published by Oxford University Press. Special committees... View >
  • Gregory P. Williams Named an American Arbitration Association Neutral
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (January 6, 2011) – Gregory P. Williams, a director of Richards, Layton & Finger in Wilmington, Delaware, has recently been named a neutral of the American Arbitration Association (AAA). The AAA is the nation’s leading provider of alternative dispute... View >
  • Richards Layton Announces 2010 Bar Admissions
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (December 14, 2010) – Four Richards, Layton & Finger associates were admitted to the Delaware bar on December 14, 2010. Kristine G. Manoukian, Amanda R. Steele, Nathaniel J. Stuhlmiller and A. Jacob Werrett were admitted to practice in the State of Delaware... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Directors Named in The International Who's Who of Commercial Litigators
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (December 8, 2010) – Samuel A. Nolen and Gregory P. Williams, directors of Richards, Layton & Finger, have been named in The International Who’s Who of Commercial Litigators 2010. Researchers at Who’s Who Legal gather information from lawyers and clients as... View >
  • Richards Layton Attorneys Named 2011 Delaware Lawyers of the Year
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (October 26, 2010) – Best Lawyers, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal field, has named three Richards, Layton & Finger directors as 2011 Wilmington, Delaware Lawyers of the Year. Richard G. Bacon has been chosen as Trusts and Estates Lawyer of... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger and 12 Firm Attorneys Named in 2011 Benchmark Litigation
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (October 22, 2010) – Nine Richards, Layton & Finger directors have been recognized as “Litigation Stars” in the 2011 edition of Benchmark Litigation, more lawyers than from any other Delaware firm. In addition, Richards Layton has been named a “Highly... View >
  • Richards Layton Director Chosen for the 2010 J. Thompson Brown Award
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (October 18, 2010) – Richards, Layton & Finger director C. Malcolm Cochran IV has been chosen by Children & Families First to receive their 2010 J. Thompson Brown Award. The award, which will be presented on November 15 at the Wilmington Club in Wilmington... View >
  • Richards Layton Team Wins Landmark Decision
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (October 4, 2010) – Richards, Layton & Finger announces that the Delaware Supreme Court today confirmed that, under appropriate circumstances, a Delaware corporation can act to protect corporate net operating loss (“NOL”) assets from an external threat by... View >
  • Richards Layton Listed in U.S. News and Best Lawyers’ 2010 Best Law Firms Rankings
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (September 16, 2010) – Richards, Layton & Finger is ranked in the first tier in Delaware in eight practice areas in the inaugural 2010 Best Law Firms rankings and also ranked in three additional areas. Researched and published by U.S. News Media Group and... View >
  • Richards Layton Team Attains Substantial Settlement for Clients in Teleglobe v. BCE
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (August 18, 2010) – Richards, Layton & Finger announces that on August 12, the Delaware Bankruptcy Court approved a settlement between its clients, Teleglobe Communications Corp. and its affiliates, and BCE Inc. and certain officers and directors. In the... View >
  • Two Richards, Layton & Finger Directors Named in The International Who’s Who of Real Estate Lawyers 2010
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (August 10, 2010) – Daniel L. Klein and Robert J. Krapf, directors of Richards, Layton & Finger, have been listed in The International Who’s Who of Real Estate Lawyers 2010, two of only three Delaware lawyers named this year. Researchers at Who’s Who Legal... View >
  • 32 Richards, Layton & Finger Attorneys Named in 2011 Best Lawyers in America
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (August 4, 2010) – Richards, Layton & Finger is proud to announce that 32 of its attorneys were recently selected for inclusion in the 2011 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. Richards Layton has more attorneys listed in Best Lawyers than any other firm... View >
  • Damon and Krapf to Serve on DSBA Executive Committee
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (July 12, 2010) – Richards, Layton & Finger directors Doneene Keemer Damon and Robert J. Krapf have been elected to the Executive Committee of the Delaware State Bar Association. Krapf, who was previously a member of the Executive Committee, was elected the... View >
  • William J. Wade Receives the Caleb R. Layton III Service Award
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (June 25, 2010) – William J. Wade, executive vice president of Richards, Layton & Finger, has been awarded the Caleb R. Layton III Service Award by the Judges of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware for exemplary service to the Court... View >
  • Richards Layton Elects Marcos A. Ramos as Director and J. Weston Peterson as Counsel of the Firm
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (June 14, 2010) – Richards, Layton & Finger has elected Marcos A. Ramos as a director of the firm and J. Weston Peterson to the position of counsel, effective July 1, 2010. A member of Richards Layton’s Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring Department, Ramos... View >
  • 28 Richards Layton Attorneys Named in 2010 Chambers USA
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (June 11, 2010) – Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 28 Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys for excellence in seven areas of law, more lawyers than from any other Delaware firm. In addition, Richards Layton received Chambers’... View >
  • Richards Layton Directors Named in Delaware Super Lawyers
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (June 2, 2010) – Twenty-two Richards, Layton & Finger directors have been named in the 2010 edition of Delaware Super Lawyers. Two of them, Donald A. Bussard and Gregory P. Williams, are among Super Lawyers’ list of top ten lawyers, with Williams ranked... View >
  • Twelve Richards, Layton & Finger Directors Named in 2009 Lawdragon Leading Lawyers in America
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (May 19, 2010) – Twelve Richards, Layton & Finger directors have been recognized in the 2009 Lawdragon Leading Lawyers in America. Three attorneys, Donald A. Bussard, Gregory P. Williams and Mark D. Collins, are named among the top Lawdragon 500.  Paul M... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Director Elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (April 16, 2010) – Robert J. Krapf, a director of Richards, Layton & Finger, has been elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, the nation’s leading research institute for the empirical study of law. The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation consists... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Lawyer Elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (March 9, 2010) – Anne Shea Gaza, counsel with Richards, Layton & Finger, has been selected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, the nation’s leading research institute for the empirical study of law. The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation consists... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Associate Awarded Superior Court Commendation
    On February 3, 2010, Delaware Superior Court President Judge James T. Vaughn Jr. presented Joshua J. Novak, an associate at Richards, Layton & Finger, with an Official Commendation from the Superior Court of Delaware for his pro bono work in its Mental Health Court. The Mental... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Chosen as a PLC Panel Firm
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (January 19, 2010) – Richards, Layton & Finger has been chosen as a panel firm by Practical Law Company (PLC) and will be a contributor to PLC’s new online knowledge service, PLC Law Department. PLC, the leading provider of practical know-how for business... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Named a Bankruptcy Firm of the Year
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (January 7, 2010) – Law360, the respected online resource for business lawyers, has named Richards, Layton & Finger among its 2009 “Bankruptcy Firms of the Year.” According to BankruptcyData.com, Richards Layton was fourth in the nation among firms... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Lawyers Update their Guide to Corporate Governance
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (January 6, 2010) – Richards, Layton & Finger is pleased to announce that three of its attorneys, Gregory V. Varallo, Daniel A. Dreisbach and Blake Rohrbacher, have written the second edition of Fundamentals of Corporate Governance: A Guide for Directors and... View >
  • Nine Richards, Layton & Finger Attorneys Admitted to the Delaware Bar
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (December 14, 2009) – Nine Richards, Layton & Finger associates were admitted to the Delaware bar on December 14, 2009. The attorneys are Nicole C. Bright, Robert L. Burns, Kevin M. Gallagher, Elizabeth R. He, Matthew L. Hinker, Robert C. Maddox, Jason J... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Director Donald A. Bussard Named Best Lawyers "Corporate Lawyer of the Year"
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (November 19, 2009) – Best Lawyers has named Richards, Layton & Finger director Donald A. Bussard as the “Wilmington, DE Best Lawyers Corporate Lawyer of the Year” for 2010. After more than a quarter of a century in publication, Best Lawyers is designating... View >
  • Three Richards, Layton & Finger Directors Named in The International Who's Who of Commercial Litigators
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (October 13, 2009) – Three Richards, Layton & Finger directors, Jesse A. Finkelstein, Samuel A. Nolen and Gregory P. Williams, have been named in The International Who’s Who of Commercial Litigators 2009. They are among only 512 lawyers selected worldwide... View >
  • Benchmark Litigation Gives Top Ranking to Richards, Layton & Finger and 12 Firm Lawyers
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (Oct. 5, 2009) – Richards, Layton & Finger is listed as a top-tier, highly recommended Delaware firm in the 2010 edition of Benchmark Litigation, the definitive guide to America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys. Benchmark also recognizes 12 Richards... View >
  • Anne Shea Gaza Named President of Delaware Chapter of the Federal Bar Association
    WILMINGTON, Delaware (September 29, 2009) – Anne Shea Gaza, counsel at Richards, Layton & Finger, has been elected as president of the Delaware Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. Her two-year term will begin on October 1, 2009. The Delaware Chapter of the Federal Bar... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Director Elected to the Council of the ABA Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Richards, Layton & Finger director Robert J. Krapf was elected to the Council of the Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section of the American Bar Association at the Section’s annual meeting, held on August 1, 2009. The Council is the governing body of... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Director Elected to The Council of the ABA Business Law Section
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Richards, Layton & Finger director Doneene Keemer Damon has been elected to the Council of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association. Her term began at the conclusion of the ABA Annual Meeting, held this year in Chicago from July 30 to... View >
  • 31 Richards, Layton & Finger Attorneys Named in Best Lawyers in America 2010
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – The Best Lawyers in America has named 31 Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys in its 2010 edition. Richards Layton is ranked first in Delaware in four fields of law: tax, trusts and estates, securities and First Amendment law. The firm is tied for first in... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Is Highest-Ranked Law Firm Among Delaware's "Best in the Business"
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Richards, Layton & Finger, Delaware’s largest law firm, is the highest-ranked law firm in The News Journal’s Best in the Business survey and was named Delaware’s second-best employer in the “Large Company” category. The annual survey, conducted for The... View >
  • Doneene Damon Elected to the Executive Committee of the Delaware State Bar Association
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Richards, Layton & Finger director Doneene Keemer Damon has been elected to be a member of the Executive Committee of the Delaware State Bar Association. The Executive Committee, which has 25 members, is the top governing body of the DSBA. Damon will serve... View >
  • Anne Shea Gaza Awarded the Caleb R. Layton III Service Award
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Richards, Layton & Finger counsel Anne Shea Gaza was awarded the Caleb R. Layton III Service Award by the Judges of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware for exemplary service to the Court and the bar of the Court. The award was... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Elects Two New Directors
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Steven J. Fineman and John Mark Zeberkiewicz have been elected directors of Richards, Layton & Finger in Wilmington, Delaware, effective July 1, 2009. Fineman, a member of the firm’s Litigation Department, represents major companies in intellectual... View >
  • 24 Richards, Layton & Finger Attorneys Named in Chambers USA
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – The just-published 2009 edition of Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 24 Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys for excellence in six categories—more attorneys than in any other Delaware law firm. In addition, Richards Layton... View >
  • 5 Richards, Layton & Finger Directors Named in the Guide to the World's Leading Corporate Governance Lawyers
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – R. Franklin Balotti, Donald A. Bussard, Jesse A. Finkelstein, Mark J. Gentile and Samuel A. Nolen, directors in Richards, Layton & Finger’s corporate department, have been named this month in the 4th edition of the Guide to the World’s Leading Corporate... View >
  • 20 Richards, Layton & Finger Directors Named in Delaware Super Lawyers
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Twenty Richards, Layton & Finger directors have been named to Delaware Super Lawyers. Three of them—Donald A. Bussard, Mark D. Collins and Gregory P. Williams—are ranked in the listing’s Top Ten in the state. Super Lawyers recognizes outstanding lawyers... View >
  • Gregory Williams Named a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Richards, Layton & Finger director Gregory Williams has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in America. Membership in the College is by invitation only to trial lawyers with at least 15 years of... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Director Elected Chair of Commercial Law Section of the DSBA
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Richards, Layton & Finger director Eric A. Schwartzman has been elected chair of the Commercial Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association. The Commercial Law Section promotes the professional development of its more than 150 members and provides a... View >
  • Five Richards, Layton & Finger Attorneys Admitted to the Delaware Bar
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Five Richards, Layton & Finger associates were admitted to the Delaware bar on March 11, 2009. Attorneys Allison M. Camara, Danielle L. Davis, John J. Engel, Travis A. McRoberts and Lisa M. Pietrzak were admitted to practice in the State of Delaware in a... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Attorney Receives YWCA Trailblazer Award
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Richards, Layton & Finger attorney Doneene Keemer Damon is being honored by YWCA Delaware at its fourth annual Evening of Style. The event, to be held on Saturday, February 28 at the Hotel du Pont, celebrates extraordinary women in the community who... View >
  • Best Lawyers Names Two Richards, Layton & Finger Attorneys Lawyers of the Year
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Best Lawyers, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named two Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys as Delaware Lawyers of the Year. Robert J. Krapf has been named the Best Lawyers’ 2009 Delaware Real Estate Lawyer of the Year, and... View >
  • Richards Layton Forms Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring Department; Collins Joins Firm Executive Committee
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – In response to the recent rapid growth of Richards, Layton & Finger’s bankruptcy practice, the firm has created a new Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring Department. Mark D. Collins, chair of the new department, will join the firm’s Executive Committee... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger's Bankruptcy and Patent Practices Receive National Recognition
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Two prestigious legal resources have recognized Richards, Layton & Finger’s bankruptcy and patent practices. The Deal reports that Richards Layton is the number one bankruptcy firm in the nation, gaining more large bankruptcy case representations in 2008... View >
  • Twelve Richards, Layton & Finger Attorneys Admitted to the Delaware Bar
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Twelve Richards, Layton & Finger associates were admitted to the Delaware bar on December 11, 2008. The attorneys are Margot F. Alicks, Joseph L. Christensen, Stephen M. Ferguson, Andrew C. Irgens, Tiphanie P. Miller, Emily S. Preslar, T. Max Riffin, Sarah... View >
  • Seven Richards, Layton & Finger Directors Named in The International Who's Who of Corporate Governance Lawyers
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Seven Richards, Layton & Finger directors have been named in The International Who's Who of Corporate Governance Lawyers 2009, more than any other Delaware firm. R. Franklin Balotti, Donald A. Bussard, Jesse A. Finkelstein, Mark J. Gentile, Samuel A... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Director Named One of Worth Magazine's Top 100 Attorneys
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Richards, Layton & Finger director W. Donald Sparks II has been named on Worth magazine’s “Top 100 Attorneys” list for the third consecutive year. Worth, which examines the concerns of families with substantial wealth, compiles its top 100 list by... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Directors Named Fellows of the Litigation Counsel of America
    WILMINGTON, Delaware - Richards, Layton & Finger directors Lisa A. Schmidt and Gregory P. Williams have been invited to be fellows of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA), a highly selective trial lawyer honorary society. Fellowship in the LCA is by invitation only, with... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Honored in Benchmark Litigation
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Richards, Layton & Finger has been listed as a “Highly Recommended” litigation firm in Benchmark Litigation, the definitive guide to America’s leading business litigation firms and attorneys. Benchmark also named eight Richards Layton attorneys as “Local... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Director Named in Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Gregory P. Williams, a Richards, Layton & Finger director, has been recognized in the 2008 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America. Lawdragon identifies the nation’s leading attorneys through research and interviews, choosing from 20,000 lawyers nominated... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Director is President-Elect of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Robert J. Krapf, a director of Richards, Layton & Finger in Wilmington, Delaware, has been voted president-elect of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys (ACMA). ACMA elected its officers for 2008-2009 at its annual meeting in October. Founded in... View >
  • 26 Richards, Layton & Finger Attorneys Named in Best Lawyers in America 2009
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – The Best Lawyers in America has named 26 Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys in its 2009 edition. Richards Layton has more lawyers listed in Best Lawyers than any other firm in Delaware in six fields of law: environmental, health care, tax, trusts and... View >
  • 23 Richards, Layton & Finger Attorneys Named in Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – The 2008 edition of Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, published in June, has recognized 23 Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys for excellence in six categories—more attorneys than any other Delaware law firm. In addition, Richards... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Names New President and Executive Vice President
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Richards, Layton & Finger has named C. Stephen Bigler president and William J. Wade executive vice president of the firm. Recently elected by the firm’s board of directors, Bigler and Wade assume their offices July 1 for a three-year term. Bigler succeeds... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Director Named Chair-Elect of the Lex Mundi Insolvency, Bankruptcy and Restructuring Group
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Richards, Layton & Finger director Russell C. Silberglied was named Chair-Elect of the Lex Mundi Insolvency, Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice Group. His two-year term as Chair of the practice group will begin in October of this year. Lex Mundi, the... View >
  • Four Richards, Layton & Finger Directors Named in The International Who's Who of Merger & Acquisition Lawyers
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Four Richards, Layton & Finger directors, C. Stephen Bigler, Donald A. Bussard, Jesse A. Finkelstein and Mark J. Gentile, have been named in The International Who’s Who of Merger & Acquisition Lawyers 2008. The product of extensive research with leading... View >
  • Allen M. Terrell Jr. Elected President of the Delaware State Bar Association
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Allen M. Terrell Jr. has been elected president of the Delaware State Bar Association (DSBA). Terrell is a director of Richards, Layton & Finger, where he focuses on corporate and complex commercial litigation and provides governance and transactional... View >
  • Thirteen Richards, Layton & Finger Directors Named to Delaware Super Lawyers
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Thirteen Richards, Layton & Finger directors have been named to Delaware Super Lawyers. Three of them—R. Franklin Balotti, Jesse A. Finkelstein and Gregory P. Williams—are ranked in the listing’s Top Ten, more than any other Delaware firm. Super Lawyers... View >
  • Three Richards, Layton & Finger Directors Represent the Firm at the WGLO 2008 Spring Legal Opinion Seminar
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Three Richards, Layton & Finger directors, Paul M. Altman, James G. Leyden Jr. and William A. Yemc, represented the firm at the Working Group on Legal Opinions (WGLO) 2008 Spring Legal Opinion Seminar. The WGLO, a group within the Business Law Section of... View >
  • Nine Richards, Layton & Finger Attorneys Admitted to the Delaware Bar
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Nine Richards, Layton & Finger associates were admitted to the Delaware Bar on April 16, 2008. Attorneys L. Katherine Good, Jillian M. Grob, Laura D. Hatcher, Kenneth E. Jackman, Michael P. Maxwell, Christopher L. Messa, Joshua J. Novak, Sehr M. Rana and... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Attorney Named President of Delaware CREW, Inc.
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Julie C. Panaro, an associate with Richards, Layton & Finger, has been named president of the Delaware chapter of CREW Network, a professional women's commercial real estate organization. Located in 57 cities nationwide and Canada, CREW (Commercial Real... View >
  • Six Richards, Layton & Finger Attorneys Named Among Lawdragon's Leading Lawyers in America
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Richards, Layton & Finger announced that six firm directors have been recognized in the third annual Lawdragon Leading Lawyers in America. Two attorneys, Donald A. Bussard and Jesse A. Finkelstein, are named among the top 500, and Paul M. Altman, R... View >
  • Benchmark Gives Top Ranking to Richards, Layton & Finger and Four Firm Directors
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Benchmark: Litigation, The Definitive Guide to America’s Leading Business Litigation Firms and Attorneys gave Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A. its top ranking of “Highly Recommended” in its premier issue. Firm directors Jesse A. Finkelstein, Allen M... View >
  • Two Richards, Layton & Finger Directors Named in The International Who's Who of Real Estate Lawyers
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Two Richards, Layton & Finger directors, Daniel L. Klein and Robert J. Krapf, have been named in Who’s Who Legal: The International Who’s Who of Real Estate Lawyers 2008. They are the only real estate lawyers in Delaware to be named to the list. After... View >
  • Director W. Donald Sparks Named One of Worth Magazine's Top 100 Attorneys
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Richards, Layton & Finger director W. Donald Sparks II has been named in Worth magazine’s “Top 100 Attorneys” list for the second consecutive year. Worth examines the concerns of families with substantial wealth. To compile the top 100 list, the magazine’s... View >
  • Director Allen Terrell Named Fellow of American College of Trial Lawyers
    WILMINGTON, Delaware - Richards, Layton & Finger Director Allen M. Terrell, Jr. has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in America. He was inducted at the recent 2007 meeting of the College. Membership in the College is... View >
  • Richards Layton Director Named Chair of Lex Mundi; World's Leading Association of Independent Law Firms
    WILMINGTON, Delaware - Samuel A. Nolen, a director of Richards, Layton & Finger, was elected Chair of Lex Mundi by the organization’s Board of Directors during the 2007 annual meeting of Lex Mundi in Singapore. Lex Mundi is the world’s leading association of independent law... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Tops Delaware Listings in Best Lawyers in America 2008
    WILMINGTON, Delaware  – The Best Lawyers in America: 2008 named 24 attorneys from Richards, Layton & Finger in the 2008 edition. Richards, Layton & Finger was ranked first in Delaware in seven different categories of law : Corporate, Environmental, First Amendment, Health Care... View >
  • Richards, Layton & Finger Director W. Donald Sparks II Appointed Leader of the Firm's Tax Group
    WILMINGTON, Delaware – Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A. announced that Director W. Donald Sparks II has been appointed Leader of the firm’s Tax group. The Tax practice advises clients on the federal, state and local tax consequences of business and non-business... View >