Richards Layton Directors Named in Delaware Super Lawyers

June 2, 2010

Firm News

WILMINGTON, Delaware (June 2, 2010) – Twenty-two Richards, Layton & Finger directors have been named in the 2010 edition of Delaware Super Lawyers. Two of them, Donald A. Bussard and Gregory P. Williams, are among Super Lawyers’ list of top ten lawyers, with Williams ranked third in the state.

Seven of the firm’s lawyers—Bussard, Paul M. Altman, C. Stephen Bigler, Anne C. Foster, William J. Haubert, James G. Leyden Jr. and Srinivas M. Raju—are named on Super Lawyers’ Business/Corporate list, more than from any other Delaware firm. Williams, R. Franklin Balotti, Allen M. Terrell Jr., Gregory V. Varallo and William J. Wade are recognized in Business Litigation, and Mark D. Collins, Daniel J. DeFranceschi and John H. Knight are named in the Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights category. Daniel L. Klein and Robert J. Krapf are listed in Real Estate. Frederick L. Cottrell III is recognized in Intellectual Property Litigation, Jesse A. Finkelstein in Securities & Corporate Finance, Mark J. Gentile in Mergers & Acquisitions, W. Donald Sparks II in Estate Planning & Probate, and Robert W. Whetzel in Environmental.

Through a rigorous process of independent research and peer evaluations, Super Lawyers identifies outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high level of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers magazine is published in all 50 states and reaches more than 13 million readers.

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