Richards Layton & Finger

Two Richards, Layton & Finger Directors Named Among World's Leading Private Funds Formation Lawyers

August 27, 2015

WILMINGTON, Delaware (August 27, 2015) – Paul Altman and Melissa Stubenberg, Richards, Layton & Finger directors, have been named in Who’s Who Legal 2016 as two of the world’s leading private funds formation lawyers. Mr. Altman and Ms. Stubenberg are among only four lawyers in Delaware to receive this recognition.

Mr. Altman, chair of Richards, Layton & Finger’s Business Department and head of the firm’s Limited Liability Company and Partnership Advisory Group, is an acknowledged authority regarding the formation of private investment funds. He has held leadership positions on numerous bar committees and boards, and has long been involved in drafting and amending Delaware’s LLC and partnership statutes. Mr. Altman coauthored the leading treatise in the field, Lubaroff & Altman on Delaware Limited Partnerships.

Ms. Stubenberg has served as Delaware counsel on numerous cutting-edge transactions, high-profile private deal restructurings and management buy-outs. Handling a wide variety of transactions involving the formation, operation, and dissolution of Delaware limited liability companies and partnerships, Ms. Stubenberg’s clients include many Fortune 500 companies and some of the world’s largest financial institutions, private equity funds, and hedge funds.