Richards Layton & Finger
 

43 Richards Layton Attorneys Named in The Best Lawyers in America 2013

August 28, 2012

WILMINGTON, Delaware (August 28, 2012) – Richards, Layton & Finger is proud to announce that 43 of its attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2013 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 15 areas of law: Bankruptcy Litigation, Business Organizations, Commercial Litigation, Commercial Transactions/UCC Law, Corporate Law, Corporate Governance Law, Environmental Law, Environmental Litigation, Litigation & Controversy-Tax, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law, Securitization and Structured Finance Law, Tax Law, Trusts & Estates, and Trusts & Estates Litigation.

Best Lawyers compiles its annual list of outstanding lawyers by conducting national surveys in which thousands of lawyers provide detailed, confidential evaluations of their peers. The Richards Layton attorneys named in The Best Lawyers in America and the areas of law in which they are recognized are: 

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


– – – – –


About Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers compiles 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 over 40,000 attorneys in 135 practice areas, covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia.