36 Richards Layton Attorneys Ranked in Chambers USA

April 25, 2019

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WILMINGTON, Delaware (April 25, 2019) – Thirty-six Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys have been named leaders in their field by Chambers USA, one of the world’s most respected legal directories. 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 Richards Layton’s Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Chancery, Corporate/M&A & Alternative Entities, and Real Estate practices all receiving the guide’s highest Band 1 ranking.

Chambers researchers carried out thousands of in-depth interviews with clients and lawyers across the country, who widely praised Richards Layton and its attorneys, noting, “They’re the experts … incredibly smart, creative and great to work with. They are everything you would hope to have in a law 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 eighth consecutive year—Daniel DeFranceschi, Paul Heath, John H. Knight, Michael Merchant, Russell Silberglied, Robert Stearn Jr., and Amanda Steele. Ranked on the Chancery list are Catherine Dearlove, Raymond DiCamillo, Anne Foster, John Hendershot, Rudolf Koch, Blake Rohrbacher, Gregory Varallo, and Gregory P. Williams. Michael Allen, Stephen Bigler, Donald Bussard, 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, and Jeffrey Moyer. Lori Brewington and Jennifer Jauffret are named in Labor & Employment, and Robert Krapf and Sara Toner are listed in Real Estate.

“We have a long tradition of professional excellence, consistently delivering extraordinary service and the results our clients need,” said Greg Varallo, president of Richards, Layton & Finger, “We’re proud and honored that Chambers continues to recognize the talent and prominence of our outstanding attorneys.”

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