Richards, Layton & Finger Director Named Chair-Elect of the Lex Mundi Insolvency, Bankruptcy and Restructuring Group

June 24, 2008

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WILMINGTON, Delaware – Richards, Layton & Finger director Russell C. Silberglied was named Chair-Elect of the Lex Mundi Insolvency, Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice Group. His two-year term as Chair of the practice group will begin in October of this year. Lex Mundi, the world’s leading association of independent law firms, brings together more than 20,000 prominent lawyers practicing in 160 elite law firms around the world. The Insolvency, Bankruptcy and Restructuring Group provides a means by which bankruptcy, restructuring and creditors’ rights attorneys within Lex Mundi can organize educational programs, build relationships, and share new ideas and client development information.

Silberglied, a member of Richards, Layton’s Restructuring & Bankruptcy Group, divides his practice between bankruptcy litigation and bankruptcy reorganization work. He has served as first chair in high-stakes bankruptcy trials and has successfully represented numerous major entities in a variety of bankruptcy proceedings. The author of several articles addressing current bankruptcy issues, Silberglied was named by Turnaround and Workouts as one of the nation’s “Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyers.” He earned a JD from the University of Pennsylvania and a BS, with honors, from Cornell University.

About the Firm
Richards, Layton & Finger 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 Lex Mundi
Lex Mundi is an organization of independent law firms providing for the exchange of professional information about the local and global practice and development of law, facilitating and disseminating communications among its members, and improving the members’ abilities to serve the needs of their clients.

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