The Legal 500 Names Richards, Layton & Finger “the Premier Law Firm for All Things Delaware”

May 31, 2019

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WILMINGTON, Delaware (May 31, 2019) – The Legal 500 United States ranks Richards, Layton & Finger as a leading law firm in three categories: M&A litigation, M&A middle-market transactions, and M&A/corporate Delaware counsel. In addition, firm directors Gregory Varallo and Gregory Williams have earned the prestigious Leading Lawyer ranking in M&A litigation; Catherine Dearlove and Srinivas Raju are named Leading Lawyers in the M&A/corporate Delaware counsel category. Blake Rohrbacher is singled out as an up-and-coming Next Generation Lawyer in M&A litigation.

The Legal 500 reports that Richards, Layton & Finger has “expertise in all things Delaware law, and adds tremendous value, especially when compared to large New York firms.” A partner at a leading national litigation firm told The Legal 500 that Richards Layton is “the premier law firm for all things Delaware. Their knowledge of substantive Delaware law, Delaware practice, and the Delaware judiciary is unparalleled, and they bring instant credibility to any litigant.”

The Richards Layton attorneys recommended by The Legal 500 are:

M&A Litigation: Defense
Catherine Dearlove
Srinivas Raju
Blake Rohrbacher
Gregory Varallo
Gregory Williams

M&A/Corporate: M&A: Middle-Market
Stephen Bigler
Mark Gentile
William Haubert
John Mark Zeberkiewicz

M&A/Corporate: Delaware Counsel
Catherine Dearlove
Mark Gentile
Kenneth Jackman
Gregory Ladner
Srinivas Raju
John Mark Zeberkiewicz

Richards Layton has been at the forefront of Delaware’s sophisticated corporate law landscape for decades. Our corporate litigators have been involved in many of Delaware’s landmark cases, and we regularly handle complex litigation involving high stakes and novel issues of law. The firm’s corporate advisory attorneys are widely recognized for their strategic counseling in both ordinary and extraordinary transactions and matters of corporate governance. Richards Layton has topped the charts in The Deal and Corporate Control Alert’s annual rankings for over 20 years, serving as Delaware counsel on more M&A deals valued at or above $100 million than any other Delaware firm.

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