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Richards, Layton & Finger Attorneys Again Top Best Lawyers List

August 18, 2014

WILMINGTON, Delaware (August 18, 2014) – Richards, Layton and Finger is proud to announce that 45 of its directors have been named in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Richards, Layton & Finger has more attorneys ranked in Best Lawyers than any other Delaware firm. In addition, the firm is ranked first in Delaware in 9 areas of law: Business Organizations, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Trusts and Estates Litigation, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securitization and Structured Finance Law, Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates.

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 & Finger attorneys named in The Best Lawyers in America and the areas of law in which they are recognized are:

Paul Altman – Business Organizations; Corporate Law
Stephen Bigler – Corporate Law; Corporate Governance Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Donald Bussard – Corporate Law; Corporate Governance Law; Mergers and 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 and 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 and Acquisitions Litigation
Mark Gentile – Corporate Law; Corporate Governance Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
William Haubert – Corporate Law; Corporate Governance Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
John Hendershot – Commercial Litigation
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; Corporate Law
Daniel Klein – Real Estate Law
John Knight – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights Law
Robert Krapf – Real Estate Law
Gregory Ladner – Business Organizations; Corporate Law
James Leyden Jr. – Business Organizations; 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
Mark Purpura – Business Organizations
Srinivas Raju – Business Organizations; Commercial Litigation; Corporate Law
Richard Rollo – Corporate Law
Lisa Schmidt – Commercial Litigation; Mergers and 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
Gregory Varallo – Commercial Litigation; Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Litigation
William Wade – Arbitration; Commercial Litigation; Trusts and Estates Litigation
Robert Whetzel – Environmental Law; Environmental Litigation
Gregory Williams – Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Corporate Law; Corporate Governance Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Litigation; Securities/Capital Markets Law
John Mark Zeberkiewicz – Corporate Law; Corporate Governance Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law

In addition, Richard Bacon, Julian Baumann Jr., Stephen Herrmann and Allen Terrell Jr., recently retired Richards, Layton & Finger directors, were also listed in Best Lawyers.