Richards Layton Chosen by Forbes as One of America’s Top Corporate Law Firms
October 3, 2019
WILMINGTON, Delaware (October 3, 2019) – Forbes, one of the nation’s preeminent business magazines, has named Richards, Layton & Finger on its list of “America’s Top Corporate Law Firms.” Forbes compiled survey responses from 2,500 lawyers to create its inaugural list of the most recommended law firms in the country. Richards Layton is one of only two Delaware firms chosen for the list, and the only Delaware firm recognized for corporate governance.
“We’re proud of this recognition of our firm’s prominence in Delaware,” says Doneene Damon, president of Richards Layton, “and honored that, out of the thousands of corporate law firms in the United States, we are among only 243 firms to make the list.”
Richards Layton provides corporations, officers, directors, special committees, and stockholders with strategic counsel across the full range of corporate governance matters, offering nuanced advice that is both innovative and practical. National and international institutions, global corporations, and leading law firms trust the firm with complex governance matters and both ordinary and extraordinary corporate transactions—in fact, Richards Layton has handled more high-value transactions than any other Delaware firm.
Richards Layton’s corporate practice and practitioners have been named in every major legal ranking directory, including receiving the highest ranking in U.S. News “Best Law Firms” for Corporate Governance Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, and Corporate Law. Four firm lawyers are fellows of the American College of Governance Counsel, and several have been named by The Best Lawyers in America as Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Corporate Governance Delaware Lawyers of the Year. Chambers USA describes Richards Layton’s corporate lawyers as “incredibly smart, creative and great to work with. They are everything you would hope to have in a law firm.”
About Richards, Layton & Finger
Delaware’s largest law firm and one of its oldest, Richards, Layton & Finger helps sophisticated clients navigate complex issues and the intricacies of Delaware law. We advise global companies, business partnerships, leading financial institutions, local businesses, and individuals across a wide range of practices, including corporate law, alternative entities, commercial law, bankruptcy and restructuring, and litigation.