Overview

Introduction

Richards, Layton & Finger, Delaware’s largest law firm and one of its oldest, has been committed from its founding to helping sophisticated clients navigate complex issues and the intricacies of Delaware law. The firm advises Fortune 500 companies, global law firms, financial institutions, hedge funds, venture capital firms, local businesses, and prominent individuals on Delaware law issues.

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Total No. Attorneys (2021)

150 - 250

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Featured Rankings

Best Law Firms in the Mid-Atlantic

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Base Salary

1st year: $175,000


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No. of U.S. Offices

1


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No. of International Offices

0


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Major Office Locations

Wilmington, DE

About the Firm

Richards, Layton & Finger, Delaware’s largest law firm and one of its oldest, has been committed from its founding to helping sophisticated clients navigate complex issues and the intricacies of Delaware law. The firm advises Fortune 500 companies, global law firms, financial institutions, hedge funds, venture capital firms, local businesses, and prominent individuals on Delaware law issues.

Diversity in Delaware

Richards Layton dates back to 1899, when Robert H. Richards moved to Wilmington to begin his law practice. He was soon joined by Aaron Finger, who enviably managed to escape the gruel of law school and became a partner sans college or a law degree by “reading” for law under Richards. Next was Caleb Layton, whose arrival as partner in 1929 gave the ...

Diversity at Richards, Layton & Finger, PA

"Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A.'s history informs our diversity and inclusion activities. Aaron Finger was the first Jewish member of the Delaware bar, and named partner of a Delaware law firm. Our firm was the first major Delaware law firm with a female partner, an African American partner, and a South East Asian partner, and one of the first with a Hispanic partner. And with our past as prologue, our current senior leadership is majority female, including our president who is the first African American woman to lead a major Delaware law..."

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