Richards Layton Corporate Litigators Named among Lawdragon’s 500 Leading Lawyers in America

May 3, 2017

Firm News| Corporate & Chancery Litigation

WILMINGTON, Delaware (May 3, 2017) – Richards, Layton & Finger directors Catherine G. Dearlove and Gregory P. Williams have been named in the 2017 edition of the Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America, marking the 10th consecutive year that Mr. Williams has been named to this elite list. Lawdragon, a respected provider of high-quality legal journalism, annually identifies the lawyers and judges who are “the best of the best” in the United States and beyond. In recognition of their exceptional skill and significant accomplishments, Ms. Dearlove and Mr. Williams are among six lawyers and three judges in Delaware named on the 2017 Lawdragon 500 list.

Ms. Dearlove represents Delaware corporations, LLCs, limited partnerships, and their officers, directors, and managers in corporate and fiduciary litigation, including M&A litigation, derivative suits, and corporate control disputes. Ms. Dearlove’s clients also look to her for advice on corporate governance and fiduciary duties outside of litigation. Ms. Dearlove holds leadership positions in the Corporate Governance Committee of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section, and has been recognized in Chambers USA, The Legal 500, The Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, and Benchmark Litigation, which has named her one of Benchmark’s Top 250 Women in Litigation since 2013.

Mr. Williams, widely recognized as one of the leading corporate litigators in Delaware, is chair of Richards Layton’s Corporate Department and a past president of the firm. He represents corporations, corporate directors and officers, and board committees, providing advice to his clients and representing them in courts in Delaware and across the country. Mr. Williams chairs the Litigation Rules Committee of the Delaware Supreme Court and is past chair of the Delaware Court of Chancery Rules Committee. A fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, he has been recognized both nationally and internationally in virtually every prominent legal guide.

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