Richards, Layton & Finger Receives Highest Ranking in Delaware Private Wealth Law

July 10, 2020

Firm News| Tax| Trusts & Estates

WILMINGTON, Delaware (July 10, 2020) – Richards, Layton & Finger’s trusts and estates practice and all of the group’s directors have been recognized in Chambers HNW, the international guide to the world’s leading high net worth advisors.  W. Donald Sparks II, F. Peter Conaty Jr., and Beth Gansen Knight are recognized for excellence in Private Wealth Law, and the firm has earned the guide’s highest Band 1 ranking.  Noting that Richards Layton is “a great firm,” Chambers HNW reports, “They have a culture of bending over backwards to service clients, and provide high-end and thoughtful advice.”

Richards Layton’s trusts and estates team represents financial institutions, corporate fiduciaries, and high net worth individuals in sophisticated estate planning, trust and estate administration, tax issues, and fiduciary matters, including litigation.  Sparks, the team’s leader, is described in Chambers HNW as “the dean of the Delaware trust bar,” known for providing “the highest level of skill, highest level of responsiveness, and highest level of experience.” Chambers HNW reports that Conaty is “really smart and a really good attorney” who is “excellent at explaining complex topics” and “interested in coming up with a solution.” Knight is described in the guide as “bright in the extreme, with an excellent eye for detail…. Clients are comfortable talking to her, which is what everyone needs.”

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.

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