Richards, Layton & Finger, Delaware’s largest law firm, has been committed from its founding to helping sophisticated clients navigate complex issues and the intricacies of Delaware law. We have been involved in many of the landmark cases defining Delaware corporate law, and our lawyers have long played crucial roles in drafting and amending many of the state’s influential business statutes. Our reputation for excellence encompasses a wide range of practice areas, from high-profile national bankruptcy matters to Delaware commercial real estate transactions. With the state’s largest and busiest alternative entities practice, we are acknowledged leaders in the development of Delaware limited liability company, limited partnership, general partnership, and business trust law. Our nuanced understanding of the law has made us the top Delaware firm for corporate transactions—in fact, Richards, Layton & Finger has served as Delaware counsel on the most deals valued at $100 million or more for 15 years running. Clients, including local businesses, global law firms, and Fortune 500 companies, count on the firm’s exceptional service and deep, practical understanding of Delaware law.
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March 2020: Former Bankruptcy Court Judge Kevin Gross will join Delaware member firm Richards, Layton & Finger, after retiring from the bench earlier this month. Judge Gross, who served for 14 years on the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, will become a director of the firm’s bankruptcy and corporate restructuring practice, effective April 1. As a judge for one of the nation’s busiest bankruptcy courts, he oversaw some of the nation’s most complex bankruptcy cases, including Nortel’s Chapter 11 case and the Los Angeles Dodgers’ reorganization. Judge Gross will continue to serve as a mediator in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases and will also be available to serve as an examiner. He is a graduate of the American University Washington College of Law.