34 Richards, Layton & Finger Attorneys Ranked in Chambers USA

May 20, 2021

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WILMINGTON, Delaware (May 20, 2021) – Thirty-four Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys have been recognized for preeminence in their fields by Chambers USA, one of the world’s most respected legal directories. “A standout firm that is praised for its extensive breadth and depth of experience” (Chambers USA, 2021), Richards Layton has more attorneys listed in Chambers than any other Delaware firm. In addition to the firm’s attorney rankings, Chambers has recognized six of the firm’s practice areas for excellence, with the Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Chancery, Corporate/M&A & Alternative Entities, and Real Estate practices all receiving the guide’s highest Band 1 ranking.

“They’re extremely knowledgeable of Delaware law, responsive, and always exceed expectations,” Chambers reports in its commentary. “It’s a fabulous firm.”

The Richards Layton attorneys named in Chambers in the Bankruptcy/Restructuring category are Mark Collins—who has received the prestigious “Star Individual” designation for the 10th consecutive year—Daniel DeFranceschi, Paul Heath, John H. Knight, Michael Merchant, Russell Silberglied, Robert Stearn Jr., Amanda Steele, and Zachary Shapiro. Ranked on the Chancery list are Catherine Dearlove, Raymond DiCamillo, John Hendershot, Rudolf Koch, Blake Rohrbacher, and Gregory P. Williams. Michael Allen, Stephen Bigler, Mark Gentile, William Haubert, and John Mark Zeberkiewicz are named in Chambers’ Corporate/M&A category. On the Corporate/Alternative Entities list are Paul Altman, Doneene Damon, Bernard Kelley, Gregory Ladner, Elisa Erlenbach Maas, Eric Mazie, and Srinivas Raju. Recognized in Chambers’ Intellectual Property category are Fred Cottrell, Kelly Farnan, Travis Hunter, and Jeffrey Moyer. Jennifer Jauffret is named in Labor & Employment, and Robert Krapf and Sara Toner are listed in Real Estate.

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