16 Richards Layton Attorneys Named Delaware Today Top Lawyers

November 3, 2017

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WILMINGTON, Delaware (November 3, 2017) – Sixteen Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys, named in ten practice areas, have been chosen as Top Lawyers in Delaware Today magazine’s annual list of the best lawyers in the state.  Four Richards Layton lawyers were designated as the top vote-getters in their respective practice areas.  The firm attorneys chosen as Top Lawyers and their areas of practice are:

  1. Mark D. Collins – Bankruptcy/Business
  2. F. Peter Conaty Jr. – Trusts & Estates
  3. Todd A. Coomes – Environmental Law
  4. Frederick L. Cottrell III – Intellectual Property Law
  5. Kelly E. Farnan – Intellectual Property Law
  6. Mark J. Gentile – Corporate Law
  7. Cynthia D. Kaiser – Business/Commercial Law
  8. John Henry Knight – Bankruptcy/Business
  9. Robert J. Krapf – Real Estate
  10. Mark A. Kurtz – Business/Commercial Law
  11. Mark V. Purpura – Bank Law, Top Vote-Getter
  12. W. Donald Sparks II – Trusts & Estates, Top Vote-Getter
  13. Sara T. Toner – Real Estate, Top Vote-Getter
  14. Robert W. Whetzel – Environmental Law
  15. Gregory P. Williams – Corporate Law; Appellate, Top Vote-Getter
  16. William A. Yemc – Insurance Law


About Delaware Today
Delaware Today conducts an annual survey of the members of the Delaware State Bar Association to identify the state’s best lawyers in specific practice areas.  The magazine’s editors compile the results to create their Top Lawyers list, including naming one lawyer in each practice area as the top vote-getter.

About the Firm
Richards, Layton & Finger, Delaware’s largest law firm and one of its oldest, helps clients navigate complex issues and the intricacies of Delaware law.  We advise global companies, business partnerships, leading financial institutions, local businesses, and individuals across a wide range of practices, including corporate law, alternative entities, commercial law, bankruptcy and restructuring, and litigation.

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