WILMINGTON, Delaware (November 2, 2016) – Richards, Layton & Finger has been recognized for excellence in 22 areas in the U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2017 “Best Law Firms” rankings. The firm received the survey’s top Tier 1 metropolitan ranking in 19 practice areas, the most Tier 1 rankings of any Delaware firm. In this year’s feedback, U.S. News reported that “Richards, Layton & Finger is the best in Delaware.”
Richards Layton’s Tier 1 practices include Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights Law, Bankruptcy Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Copyright Law, Corporate Law, Corporate Governance Law, Environmental Law, Environmental Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Litigation, Patent Law, Patent Litigation, Real Estate Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Securitization and Structured Finance Law, Tax Law, Trusts & Estates Law, and Trusts & Estates Litigation. The firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Litigation practice is also ranked nationally.
“We are proud to continue to offer our clients the highest-caliber counsel in every area we practice,” said Gregory Varallo, president of Richards, Layton & Finger, “and we are pleased to see that excellence recognized by publications such as U.S. News.”
U.S. News conducts research on leading law firms, soliciting feedback on law firms and lawyers from clients, in order to publish its annual list of top firms.