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Richards Layton Again Tops Best Lawyers with 45 Attorneys Listed

August 15, 2013

WILMINGTON, Delaware (August 15, 2013) – Richards, Layton and Finger is proud to announce that 45 of its directors were selected for inclusion in the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Richards Layton has more attorneys ranked in Best Lawyers than any other Delaware firm. In addition, the firm is ranked first in Delaware in 16 areas of law: Bankruptcy Litigation, Business Organizations, Commercial Litigation, Commercial Transactions/UCC Law, Corporate Law, Corporate Governance Law, Environmental Law, Environmental Litigation, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Privacy and Data Security Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law, Securitization and Structured Finance Law, Tax Law, Tax Litigation and Controversy, Trusts and Estates Law, and Trusts and 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 active Richards Layton attorneys named in The Best Lawyers in America and the areas of law in which they are recognized are:

Paul Altman – Business Organizations Law; Corporate Law
Stephen Bigler – Corporate Law; Corporate Governance Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Donald Bussard – Corporate Law; Corporate Governance Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Mark Collins – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights Law; Bankruptcy Litigation
Peter Conaty Jr. – Tax Law; Trusts and Estates Law
Frederick Cottrell III – Commercial Litigation; Intellectual Property Litigation; Patent Law; Patent Litigation; Trademark Law
Catherine Dearlove – Commercial Litigation; Corporate Law
Daniel DeFranceschi – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights Law; Bankruptcy Litigation
Raymond DiCamillo – Commercial Litigation; Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Litigation 
Daniel Dreisbach – Commercial Litigation
Richard Facciolo – Securitization and Structured Finance Law
Jesse Finkelstein – Commercial Litigation; Corporate Law 
Anne Foster – Commercial Litigation; Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Litigation
Mark Gentile – Corporate Law; Corporate Governance Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law
William Haubert – Corporate Law; Corporate Governance Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law
John Hendershot – Commercial Litigation
Stephen Herrmann – Commercial Litigation; Corporate Law
Tara Hoffner – Securitization and Structured Finance Law
Jennifer Jauffret – Commercial Litigation
Cynthia Kaiser – Commercial Transactions/UCC Law; Privacy and Data Security Law
Bernard Kelley – Business Organizations Law; Corporate Law
Daniel Klein – Real Estate Law
John Knight – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights Law
Robert Krapf – Real Estate Law
Gregory Ladner – Business Organizations Law; Corporate Law
James Leyden Jr. – Business Organizations Law; Corporate Law; Securitization and Structured Finance Law
Eric Mazie – Securitization and Structured Finance Law
Jeffrey Moyer – Commercial Litigation; Copyright Law; Patent Law; Patent Litigation
Samuel Nolen – Commercial Litigation
Srinivas Raju – Business Organizations Law; Commercial Litigation; Corporate Law
Richard Rollo – Corporate Law
Lisa Schmidt – Mergers & Acquisitions Litigation
Russell Silberglied – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights Law
Donald Sparks II – Tax Law; Trusts and Estates Law
Robert Stearn Jr. – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights Law
Stanford Stevenson – Tax Law
Allen Terrell Jr. – Commercial Litigation; Corporate Law; Tax Litigation & Controversy; Trusts & Estates Litigation
Gregory Varallo – Commercial Litigation; Corporate Law
William Wade – Arbitration; Commercial Litigation; Trusts & Estates Litigation
Robert Whetzel – Environmental Law; Environmental Litigation
Gregory 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

In addition, Richard Bacon, Franklin Balotti and Julian Baumann Jr., recently retired Richards Layton directors, were also listed in Best Lawyers.