WILMINGTON, Delaware (November 19, 2009) – Best Lawyers
has named Richards, Layton & Finger director Donald A. Bussard as the “Wilmington, DE Best Lawyers Corporate Lawyer of the Year” for 2010. After more than a quarter of a century in publication, Best Lawyers
is designating “Lawyers of the Year” in high-profile legal specialties in large legal communities. Only one lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”
Bussard, the senior member of Richards Layton’s Corporate Transactional Group, advises corporations, boards of directors and board committees in connection with mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, stock issuances, stockholders’ meetings, stockholder relations and corporate governance matters. In addition to being listed in The Best Lawyers in America
for 15 years, Bussard has been recognized in Chambers USA
, Who’s Who Legal
and Delaware Super Lawyers
. He received a JD from Temple University School of Law and a BA from Williams College. Best Lawyers
compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The lawyers being honored as “Lawyers of the Year” received particularly high ratings in the surveys for their abilities, professionalism and integrity.
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, which includes 29,575 attorneys in 78 specialties, covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia.