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Richards Layton Attorneys Recognized in 2012 Best Lawyers in America

September 13, 2011

WILMINGTON, Delaware (September 13, 2011) – Richards, Layton & Finger is proud to announce that 32 of its attorneys were recently selected for inclusion in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. Richards Layton has more attorneys listed in Best Lawyers than any other firm in Delaware. In addition, the firm is ranked first in the state in seven fields of law, and is tied for first in six more. Best Lawyers compiles an annual list of outstanding lawyers by conducting national surveys in which thousands of lawyers provide detailed, confidential evaluations of their peers.

Best Lawyers is regarded as a definitive guide to legal excellence in the U.S. The Richards Layton attorneys named in the 2012 edition of Best Lawyers and the areas of law in which they are recognized include:

Paul M. Altman – Business Organizations, Corporate Law
Richard G. Bacon – Trusts and Estates
R. Franklin Balotti – Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Litigation
Julian H. Baumann Jr. – Tax Law
C. Stephen Bigler – Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Donald A. Bussard – Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law
Mark D. Collins – Bankruptcy / Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Bankruptcy Litigation
F. Peter Conaty Jr. – Tax Law, Trusts and Estates
Frederick L. Cottrell III – Intellectual Property Litigation, Patent Litigation, Patent Law, Trademark Law
Daniel J. DeFranceschi – Bankruptcy / Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Bankruptcy Litigation
Raymond J. DiCamillo – Commercial Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions Litigation
Jesse A. Finkelstein – Corporate Law
Anne C. Foster – Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Litigation
Mark J. Gentile – Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law
William J. Haubert – Corporate Law
Stephen E. Herrmann – Corporate Law
Cynthia D. Kaiser – Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
Bernard J. Kelley – Corporate Law
Daniel L. Klein – Real Estate Law
John H. Knight – Bankruptcy / Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Robert J. Krapf – Real Estate Law
James G. Leyden Jr. – Corporate Law, Securitization and Structured Finance Law
Jeffrey L. Moyer – Patent Law
Srinivas M. Raju – Business Organizations, Commercial Litigation
Lisa A. Schmidt – Mergers & Acquisitions Litigation
W. Donald Sparks II – Tax Law, Trusts and Estates
Stanford L. Stevenson III – Tax Law
Allen M. Terrell Jr. – Commercial Litigation, Tax Litigation & Controversy, Trusts & Estates Litigation
Gregory V. Varallo – Corporate Law
William J. Wade – Health Care Law, Trusts & Estates Litigation
Robert W. Whetzel – Environmental Law, Environmental Litigation
Gregory P. Williams – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law

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About Best Lawyers
For 29 years, Best Lawyers has compiled lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers evaluate their professional peers. In the U.S., Best Lawyers publishes an annual referral guide, The Best Lawyers in America, which includes 41,149 attorneys in 126 practice areas, covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia.