October 5, 2009
WILMINGTON, Delaware (Oct. 5, 2009) – Richards, Layton & Finger is listed as a top-tier, highly recommended Delaware firm in the 2010 edition of Benchmark Litigation, the definitive guide to America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys. Benchmark also recognizes 12 Richards Layton attorneys for their professional excellence, more than any other Delaware firm. The firm’s “Litigation Stars” include R. Franklin Balotti, Raymond J. DiCamillo, Jesse A. Finkelstein, John D. Hendershot, Allen M. Terrell, Jr. and Gregory P. Williams, named in the Commercial Litigation category; William J. Wade is listed in both Commercial Litigation and Intellectual Property. Gregory V. Varallo is recognized as a “Litigation Star” in Complex Commercial Litigation, and Robert J. Stearn, Jr. is named in Bankruptcy. In addition, Anna Shea Gaza, Srinivas M. Raju and Chad M. Shandler are listed as “Future Stars.” Benchmark conducts independent research and in-depth analysis as well as peer interviews to identify the leading trial lawyers, commercial litigators and litigation practices of the top U.S. firms.
Williams is the immediate past president of Richards Layton and chair of the firm’s Corporate Department. DiCamillo and Varallo are vice chairs of the Corporate Department, where Balotti, Finkelstein, Hendershot, Raju and Terrell also practice. Wade is the executive vice president of the firm and chair of the Litigation Department; Gaza and Shandler practice in the Litigation Department as well. Stearn is a member the Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring Department.