Richards Layton Is Delaware Counsel on Most Corporate Deals in 2012
March 12, 2013
WILMINGTON, Delaware (March 12, 2013) – Richards, Layton & Finger has served as Delaware counsel on the most merger and acquisition transactions valued at $100 million or more for 13 years running, according to Corporate Control Alert’s annual rankings. In 2012 Richards Layton worked on 69 high-value deals, more than the combined total of the other listed Delaware firms.
“We have a long history of providing our clients with extraordinary counsel on complex Delaware legal issues,” said William Wade, president of Richards Layton. “The continuing recognition of our corporate lawyers as the top counsel in Delaware for high-value transactions stands as a testament to our commitment to innovation and our tradition of excellence.”
Richards Layton has long been at the pinnacle of Delaware’s corporate law landscape, and large corporations and leading law firms count on the firm for assistance with their significant and challenging transactions. From their role in drafting Delaware’s corporate laws, to their sound transactional advice, to their involvement in arguing many of the state’s landmark cases, Richards Layton lawyers are recognized in Delaware and around the country as leaders in the practice of corporate law.
A journal of legal and financial trends in dealmaking, Corporate Control Alert compiles and analyzes merger and acquisition deals valued at or above $100 million. Law firms, investment banks, financial advisors and consultants use the journal to evaluate strategies and deal structures and perform due diligence.
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