WILMINGTON, Delaware (November 16, 2011) – Fourteen Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys have been recognized in the fifth annual edition of Benchmark Litigation, more lawyers than from any other Delaware firm. Named as “Litigation Stars” are R. Franklin Balotti, Raymond J. DiCamillo, Jesse A. Finkelstein, John D. Hendershot, Srinivas M. Raju, Robert J. Stearn Jr., Allen M. Terrell Jr., Gregory V. Varallo, William J. Wade and Gregory P. Williams. Brock E. Czeschin, Catherine G. Dearlove, Anna Shea Gaza and Chad M. Shandler are listed as “Future Stars.” In addition, Richards Layton has been selected as a “Highly Recommended” Delaware litigation firm—Benchmark’s highest firm ranking.
Focused exclusively on the U.S. litigation market, Benchmark conducts independent research, in-depth analysis and peer interviews to identify the country’s leading litigation firms and attorneys. Only those attorneys who have achieved outstanding case successes and consistently positive feedback from peers and clients are chosen.
Benchmark notes that Richards Layton’s “intelligent and very efficient” lawyers have “unparalleled expertise in the Delaware courts.” Benchmark Litigation Star Wade is president of the firm and chair of the Litigation Department. Terrell is a senior member of the Litigation Department. Williams, chair of Richards Layton’s Corporate Department; DiCamillo and Varallo, Corporate Department vice chairs; and Balotti, Finkelstein, Hendershot and Raju are members of the firm’s Corporate Litigation Group. Stearn focuses on bankruptcy litigation. Future Stars Czeschin and Dearlove practice in the Corporate Litigation Group, and Gaza and Shandler are members of Richards Layton’s Litigation Department.
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