WILMINGTON, Delaware – Robert J. Krapf, a director of Richards, Layton & Finger in Wilmington, Delaware, has been voted president-elect of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys (ACMA). ACMA elected its officers for 2008-2009 at its annual meeting in October. Founded in 1974, ACMA is an organization of in-house and government lawyers, private practitioners and prominent members of the academic community who have substantial experience in real estate mortgage lending and related fields of law.
Krapf is a director in Richards, Layton & Finger’s Real Estate Group. His practice focuses on a variety of transactional matters in the areas of real estate and land use law. Krapf’s clients include many of the regional and national developers, landlords, banks and other lenders, conservation organizations, institutions, businesses and industries operating in Delaware.
An active member of the state and national bars, Krapf has held leadership positions in numerous professional real estate organizations. He is a published author and frequent speaker on topics of real estate, land use and business law. Krapf is recognized in the International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Best Lawyers in America and Delaware Super Lawyers. He was voted one of the “Best Lawyers in Delaware” in Delaware Today magazine.
About the Firm
Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A. provides legal services to its clients in Delaware, the U.S. and throughout the world. The firm provides counsel on sophisticated financial transactions involving Delaware corporations and alternative entities, as well as advice and guidance to local clients. Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys have been leaders in cases decided in Delaware courts addressing corporate law and governance, mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy, fiduciary relations, commercial and other general civil matters.
About the American College of Mortgage Attorneys
The American College of Mortgage Attorneys, formed in 1974, is an integrated group of lawyers from each state who are highly skilled and experienced in the preparation of real estate mortgages, lending transactions secured by real estate and related practice. ACMA seeks to improve and reform laws and procedures affecting real estate secured transactions and to raise the level of professional responsibility of lawyers practicing in this area.