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

June 15, 2018

Firm News| Corporate Transactions

WILMINGTON, Delaware (June 15, 2018) – Richards, Layton & Finger has been ranked as a leading M&A law firm in three categories in The Legal 500 United States 2018 rankings. The publication highlights 11 Richards Layton attorneys for their work on corporate litigation, governance, and transactions, and identifies firm directors Gregory Varallo and Gregory Williams as “Leading Lawyers” in M&A litigation. The Legal 500 reports that at Richards Layton, “the service is absolutely superlative,” backed by the firm’s “deep and talented bench of wickedly smart lawyers.”

The Richards Layton attorneys recommended by The Legal 500 are:

M&A Litigation: Defense
Catherine Dearlove
Rudolf Koch
Blake Rohrbacher
Gregory Varallo
Gregory Williams

M&A/Corporate – Corporate Governance
Michael Allen
Stephen Bigler
Catherine Dearlove
Mark Gentile
Srinivas Raju
Gregory Varallo

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

About The Legal 500
The Legal 500 has been assessing the strengths of law firms in over 100 jurisdictions across the world for 29 years, identifying the legal practices that are providing the most cutting-edge and innovative advice. Its research is based on feedback from 300,000 clients, submissions from law firms, and interviews with leading private practice lawyers.

About Richards Layton
Richards, Layton & Finger, Delaware’s largest law firm and one of its oldest, helps 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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