17 Richards Layton Attorneys Are Delaware Today Top Lawyers

October 25, 2016

Firm News

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 designated as the top vote-getters in their respective practice areas.  The firm attorneys chosen as Top Lawyers and their areas of practice are: 

Michael Allen


Mark Collins


Todd Coomes

Environmental Law

Fred Cottrell

Intellectual Property Law

Kelly Farnan

Civil Litigation

Mark Gentile

Corporate Law
Mergers – Top Vote-Getter

Cynthia Kaiser

Contract Law – Top Vote-Getter

John H. Knight


Robert Krapf

Real Estate

Mark Purpura

Bank Law – Top Vote-Getter
Financial Law – Top Vote-Getter

Richard Rollo


Donald Sparks, II

Trusts & Estates

Sara T. Toner

Real Estate

Robert Whetzel

Environmental Law

Gregory P. Williams

Appellate – Top Vote-Getter

William Yemc

Commercial Law
Contract Law
Insurance Law

John Mark Zeberkiewicz


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 the annual Top Lawyers list, including identifying one lawyer in each practice area as the top vote-getter.

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