WILMINGTON, Delaware (May 3, 2012) – Two Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys, Donald A. Bussard and Gregory P. Williams, are named among the 2011 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America
. Bussard, a leading member of Richards Layton’s corporate advisory group, advises corporations and boards of directors in connection with mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, stockholder issues and corporate governance. Williams, a past president of Richards Layton and chair of the firm’s corporate department, advises corporations, directors, officers and board committees, and represents them in courts in Delaware and across the country.
Lawdragon identifies the nation’s top 500 attorneys through an exhaustive selection process comprised of written submissions, online votes, research and interviews. The lawyers chosen for the annual Lawdragon 500 list are an elite group noted for their exceptional skills and noteworthy accomplishments.
In addition to Bussard and Williams, Lawdragon recognizes 13 Richards Layton attorneys in its companion directory, The Lawdragon Guide to World-Class Lawyers
. These attorneys are Paul M. Altman, R. Franklin Balotti, C. Stephen Bigler, Mark D. Collins, Jesse A. Finkelstein, Anne C. Foster, Mark J. Gentile, Robert J. Krapf, James G. Leyden, Srinivas M. Raju, Allen M. Terrell Jr., Gregory V. Varallo and William J. Wade.
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