Richards, Layton & Finger Named a Bankruptcy Firm of the Year

January 7, 2010

Firm News| Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring

WILMINGTON, Delaware (January 7, 2010) – Law360, the respected online resource for business lawyers, has named Richards, Layton & Finger among its 2009 “Bankruptcy Firms of the Year.” According to, Richards Layton was fourth in the nation among firms representing the largest companies to file bankruptcy in 2009—a year with the most billion-dollar-plus Chapter 11 cases ever filed.

Richards Layton has worked on countless cases encompassing a wide array of issues, giving it the expertise to serve as bankruptcy counsel to large and complex companies facing financial distress. The firm also handles major bankruptcy and restructuring cases in partnership with some of the world’s largest law firms. Because of Richards Layton’s flexibility and depth, it can swiftly tackle any element of a complex corporate restructuring.

“We really view ourselves as experts in practicing before the Delaware bankruptcy court, whether that’s as co-counsel to the larger firms of the world or handling the case on our own,” bankruptcy and restructuring chair Mark Collins said. “The number of cases we handle and touch is pretty extraordinary.”

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