The Legal 500 Ranks Richards Layton as a Leading M&A Firm in the United States

June 1, 2017

Firm News| Corporate Transactions

WILMINGTON, Delaware (June 1, 2017) – Richards, Layton & Finger has been ranked as a leading M&A law firm in three categories in The Legal 500 United States 2017 rankings. The publication highlights 13 Richards Layton attorneys for their work on corporate transactions, governance, and litigation, and identifies Gregory P. Williams, chair of the firm’s Corporate Department, as a “Leading Lawyer” in the United States. The Richards Layton attorneys recommended by The Legal 500 are:

Dispute Resolution – M&A: Litigation: Defense
Catherine Dearlove
John Hendershot
Rudolf Koch
Blake Rohrbacher
Gregory Varallo
Gregory Williams

M&A/Corporate and Commercial – Corporate Governance
Michael Allen
Donald Bussard
Mark Gentile
Srinivas Raju
Gregory Varallo

M&A/Corporate and Commercial – M&A
Michael Allen
Stephen Bigler
Donald Bussard
Mark Gentile
William Haubert
John Mark Zeberkiewicz

Richards Layton has been at the forefront of Delaware’s sophisticated corporate law landscape for decades. The firm’s corporate litigators have been involved in many of Delaware’s landmark cases, and they regularly handle complex litigation involving high stakes and novel issues of law. Richards Layton’s corporate advisory attorneys are widely recognized for counseling Delaware corporations and boards of directors in both ordinary and extraordinary transactions and matters of corporate governance. For 17 years, Richards Layton has topped the annual Corporate Control Alert deal charts as Delaware counsel on the most M&A deals valued at or above $100 million.

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