Richards Layton Is Delaware Counsel on Most Corporate Deals

February 16, 2012

Firm News| Corporate Transactions| Corporate & Chancery Litigation

WILMINGTON, Delaware (February 16, 2012) – Richards, Layton & Finger has served as Delaware counsel on the most merger and acquisition transactions valued at $100 million or more for 10 years running, according to Corporate Control Alert’s annual rankings. In 2011 Richards Layton worked on 75 high-value deals, more than the combined total of the other listed Delaware firms.

“We have always been committed to providing our clients and co-counsel with outstanding Delaware law advice on their most complex matters,” said William Wade, president of Richards Layton. “Our ranking as the top Delaware counsel for high-value and high-profile public deals is a testament to the outstanding caliber of our team.”

Richards Layton has long been at the core of Delaware’s legal 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 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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About Corporate Control Alert
Since 1984, Corporate Control Alert has provided analysis of deal maneuvers, SEC and antitrust issues, one-on-one interviews, league tables and top-ten deals of the month listings. Corporate Control Alert is published by The Deal LLC.

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