20 Richards, Layton & Finger Directors Named in Delaware Super Lawyers

June 1, 2009

Firm News

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 from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Bussard, Paul M. Altman, C. Stephen Bigler, Anne C. Foster, James G. Leyden, Jr. and Srinivas M. Raju appear on Super Lawyers’ Business/Corporate list, more lawyers than any other firm. Williams, R. Franklin Balotti and Allen M. Terrell, Jr. are listed in the Business Litigation category, and Frederick L. Cottrell III is named in Intellectual Property Litigation. Collins, Daniel J. DeFranceschi and John H. Knight are named in the Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights category, and Daniel L. Klein and Robert J. Krapf are on the Real Estate list. Jesse A. Finkelstein is recognized in Securities & Corporate Finance, Mark Gentile in Mergers & Acquisitions, W. Donald Sparks II in Estate Planning & Probate, William J. Wade in Health Care and Robert W. Whetzel in Environmental.

To compile these lists of top attorneys, Law & Politics magazine performs independent research for Super Lawyers and conducts surveys of lawyers in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, asking lawyers to nominate the best attorneys they’ve personally observed in action. Super Lawyers evaluates the results and compiles its lists of preeminent attorneys; only five percent of a state’s lawyers are named. Super Lawyers strives to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of preeminent attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers who are searching for legal counsel.

About the Firm
Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A. provides legal services to its clients in Delaware, the U.S. and throughout the world. The firm provides counsel on sophisticated financial transactions involving Delaware corporations and alternative entities, as well as advice and guidance to local clients. Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys have been leaders in cases decided in Delaware courts addressing corporate law and governance, mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy, fiduciary relations, commercial and other general civil matters.

About Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Polling, research and selection for Super Lawyers are performed by Law & Politics, a publication of Key Professional Media, Inc. Super Lawyers magazine is published in all 50 states and reaches more than 13 million readers. Super Lawyers is also published as a special supplement in leading newspapers and city and regional magazines across the country.

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