Gregory Williams Named a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers

May 27, 2009

Firm News

WILMINGTON, Delaware – Richards, Layton & Finger director Gregory Williams has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in America. Membership in the College is by invitation only to trial lawyers with at least 15 years of experience whose careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct and professionalism. American College of Trial Lawyers membership cannot exceed one percent of the total lawyer population of any state.

Williams, chair of Richards, Layton & Finger’s Corporate Department and immediate past president of the firm, primarily represents corporations and their directors and officers. He provides non-litigation advice and counseling to his clients and represents them in courts in Delaware and across the country. Williams also represents committees of boards of directors formed to negotiate transactions or investigate alleged corporate wrongdoing.

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 the American College of Trial Lawyers
Founded in 1950, the American College of Trial Lawyers is composed of the best of the trial bar from the United States and Canada. Fellowship in the College is extended by invitation only and only after careful investigation, to experienced trial lawyers who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality. Lawyers must have a minimum of 15 years of trial experience before they can be considered for Fellowship.

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