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1. Megan Wischmeier Shaner
Title: Associate
Law School: University of Iowa, J.D., with distinction, 2005
College: Drake University, B.S., magna cum laude, 2002
Admitted: University of Iowa, J.D., with distinction, 2005
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

2. Tiffany N. Piland
Title: Associate
Law School: University of South Carolina, J.D., 2005
College: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.S., Business Administration, 2001; University of South Carolina, M.B.A., 2005
Admitted: University of South Carolina, J.D., 2005
Practice Area:
Membership: Virginia State Bar; Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

3. Claire M. Love
Title: Associate
Law School: University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., with honors, 2004
College: Goucher College, B.A., 1996
Admitted: University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., with honors, 2004
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

4. Rudolf Koch
Title: Associate
Law School: Cornell University Law School, J.D., 2003
College: Cornell University, B.S., 2000
Admitted: Cornell University Law School, J.D., 2003
Practice Area: Corporate Law; Corporate Governance; Corporate Fiduciary Law; Tender Offers; Takeovers; Proxy Contests; Hostile Takeovers; Corporate Partnerships; Corporate Litigation
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

5. Blake K. Rohrbacher
Title: Associate
Law School: Yale University, J.D., 2005
College: Yale University, B.A., 1996; Boston University, M.A., 1998
Admitted: Yale University, J.D., 2005
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

6. Stephen M. Lukes, Jr.
Title: Director
Law School: University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1998
College: University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1995
Admitted: University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1998
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

7. Stanford L. Stevenson, III
Title: Director
Law School: Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., cum laude, 1994
College: College of William & Mary, B.B.A., magna cum laude, 1990
Admitted: Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., cum laude, 1994
Practice Area: Taxation
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

8. Charles P. O'Brien
Title: Associate
Law School: Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2006
College: University of Delaware, B.S., 2002
Admitted: Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2006
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

9. Chun I. Jang
Title: Associate
Law School: George Washington University School of Law, J.D., with honors, 2005
College: Linfield College, B.A., 1995
Admitted: George Washington University School of Law, J.D., with honors, 2005
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

10. L. Katherine Good
Title: Associate
Law School: Emory University School of Law, J.D., 2006
College: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., 2003
Admitted: Emory University School of Law, J.D., 2006
Practice Area:
Membership: American Bar Association.

11. Peter D. Calder
Title: Associate
Law School: University of Pennsylvania, J.D., 2000
College: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, B.A., magna cum laude, 1995
Admitted: University of Pennsylvania, J.D., 2000
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

12. Kathleen A. Kelley
Title: Associate
Law School: Washington & Lee University, J.D., cum laude, 2000
College: University of Virginia, B.A., 1994
Admitted: Washington & Lee University, J.D., cum laude, 2000
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

13. Brock E. Czeschin
Title: Director
Law School: Villanova University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2000
College: Central Missouri State University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1997
Admitted: Villanova University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2000
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

14. Monica M. Ayres
Title: Director
Law School: William and Mary School of Law, J.D., 2000
College: University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1994
Admitted: William and Mary School of Law, J.D., 2000
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

15. Matthew S. Criscimagna
Title: Director
Law School: University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, J.D., Order of the Coif, 2000
College: Salisbury State University, B.A., 1997
Admitted: University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, J.D., Order of the Coif, 2000
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

16. Steven J. Fineman
Title: Director
Law School: Tulane University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2000
College: Ursinus College, B.A., 1996
Admitted: Tulane University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2000
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

17. Anne Shea Gaza
Title: Counsel
Law School: University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1997
College: Moravian College, B.A., cum laude, with honors in Political Science, 1994
Admitted: University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1997
Practice Area: Corporate Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Intellectual Property Litigation
Membership: Pennsylvania, Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

18. David Schmerfeld
Title: Associate
Law School: University of Minnesota, J.D., cum laude, 2007
College: University of Pittsburgh, B.S.E., magna cum laude, 2004
Admitted: University of Minnesota, J.D., cum laude, 2007
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

19. Scott W. Perkins
Title: Associate
Law School: University of Pennsylvania, J.D., cum laude, 2007
College: James Madison University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2004
Admitted: University of Pennsylvania, J.D., cum laude, 2007
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

20. Cory Kandestin
Title: Associate
Law School: Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., Founder's Medal, 2007
College: McGill University, B.A., with distinction, 2004
Admitted: Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., Founder's Medal, 2007
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

21. Sara D. Carlson
Title: Associate
Law School: Pennsylvania State University, J.D., 2007
College: Bucknell University, B.S., summa cum laude, 2004
Admitted: Pennsylvania State University, J.D., 2007
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

22. Thomas Uebler
Title: Associate
Law School: Widener University School of Law, JD, summa cum laude, 2007
College: Arizona State University, B.S., magna cum laude, 2003
Admitted: Widener University School of Law, JD, summa cum laude, 2007
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

23. Laura D. Hatcher
Title: Associate
Law School: University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2007
College: University of Maryland, B.A., 2003
Admitted: University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2007
Practice Area: Commercial Law
Membership:

24. Kenneth E. Jackman
Title: Associate
Law School: Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2007
College: Washington & Lee University, B.A., cum laude, 2002
Admitted: Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2007
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

25. Michael P. Maxwell
Title: Associate
Law School: Tulane University Law School, J.D., 2007
College: University of Louisville, B.A., cum laude, 2004
Admitted: Tulane University Law School, J.D., 2007
Practice Area: Business Law
Membership: Delaware State and American (Member, Sections on: Business Law; International Law; Antitrust) Bar Associations.

26. Zachary I. Shapiro
Title: Associate
Law School: Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2007
College: Colorado College, B.A., 2003
Admitted: Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2007
Practice Area: Restructuring and Bankruptcy
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

27. Jason M. Madron
Title: Associate
Law School: Villanova University, J.D., cum laude, 2003
College: Franklin & Marshall College, B.A., 2000
Admitted: Villanova University, J.D., cum laude, 2003
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

28. Kelly E. Farnan
Title: Associate
Law School: College of William and Mary School of Law, J.D., 2003
College: University of Richmond, B.S., 2000
Admitted: College of William and Mary School of Law, J.D., 2003
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

29. R. Franklin Balotti
Title: Director
Law School: Cornell University, LL.B., 1967
College: Hamilton College, B.A., 1964
Admitted: Cornell University, LL.B., 1967
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State Bar Assn. (Member, Executive Committee, 1974-1976, 1989-1990 and 1991-1996; President, 1994-1995; President-Elect, 1993-1994; Vice-President, 1991-1993; Secretary, 1974-1975; Member, Professional Guidance Committee, 2000?; Co-Chair, Committee on Judicial Compensation, 2004; Liaison, State of Delaware Judicial Nominating Commission/DSBA Committee on Judicial Appointments, 2000-2004; General Corporation Law Section and predecessor: Member, 1971?; Chairman, 1982-1985; Vice-Chairman, 1980-1982; Secretary, 1977-1980) and American Bar Assn. (Member: Ad Hoc Committee on Civil Justice Improvements, 1994-1997; Standing Committee on Federal Judicial Improvements, 1999-2002; Business Law Section: Member, 1968?; Council Member, 1996-2000; Member: Committee on Corporate Laws, 1987-1993; Ad Hoc Committee on ALI Corporate Governance Project, 1992-1993; Member, 1991? and Chair,

30. Allen M. Terrell, Jr.
Title: Director
Law School: Harvard University, LL.B., 1968
College: Harvard University, A.B., 1965
Admitted: Harvard University, LL.B., 1968
Practice Area: Litigation; Corporate Law
Membership: Delaware State Association: - President Elect - Corporation Law Section - Litigation Section American - Committees on Litigation and Federal Regulation of Securities, Section of Business Law,.

31. Glenn C. Kenton
Title: Director
Law School: Georgetown University, J.D., 1968
College: Swarthmore College, A.B., 1965
Admitted: Georgetown University, J.D., 1968
Practice Area: Securitization(60%); Derivative Products(10%); Administrative Law(5%); Insurance(10%); Communications Law(10%); Government Relations(5%)
Membership: Delaware State (Member, Sections on Commercial Law and Governmental Law) and American (Member, Sections on Business Law and Public Utility, Communications and Transportation Law) Bar Associations.

32. Richard G. Bacon
Title: Director
Law School: Duke University, LL.B., 1967
College: Villanova University, B.S. in Economics, 1964
Admitted: Duke University, LL.B., 1967
Practice Area: Trust and Estate Litigation; Taxation (Local, State) Law; Probate Law; Estate Planning; Tax Litigation
Membership: Delaware State (Chairman, Estate and Trust Section, 1981-1983) and American (Vice-Chairman, Administration and Distribution of Decedents' Estates Committee, Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law, 1983-1993; State Chairman, Property Tax Committee, Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law, 1995?) Bar Associations.

33. Stephen E. Herrmann
Title: Director
Law School: University of Virginia, LL.B., 1969
College: Princeton University, A.B., 1966
Admitted: University of Virginia, LL.B., 1969
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

34. Daniel L. Klein
Title: Director
Law School: University of Pittsburgh, J.D., 1972
College: University of Pennsylvania, B.S., Economics, 1968
Admitted: University of Pittsburgh, J.D., 1972
Practice Area: Real Estate Law; Real Estate Finance; Privatization; Land Use
Membership: Pennsylvania, Delaware State and American (Member, Real Property Section) Bar Associations; American College of Real Estate Lawyers (Member: Planning, Committee, 1987-1991, 1997-2000; Membership Committee, 1991-1993; Chairman, 1993; Member, Board of Governors, 1993-1997); Anglo-American Real Property Institute.

35. Donald A. Bussard
Title: Chairman, Finance Committee
Law School: Temple University, J.D., 1976
College: Williams College, B.A., 1973
Admitted: Temple University, J.D., 1976
Practice Area: Delaware Corporate Law
Membership: Delaware State (Member, Corporation Law Section; Former Chairman, 2000-2002, and Current Member, Council of the Corporation Law Section) and American (Member, Section of Business Law) Bar Associations.

36. William J. Wade
Title: Executive Vice President
Law School: University of Pennsylvania, J.D., 1976
College: University of Delaware, B.A., 1973
Admitted: University of Pennsylvania, J.D., 1976
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State (Vice-Chair, 1996 and Chair, 1997, Health Law Section; Member, Intellectual Property Section) and American (Member. Sections on: Litigation; Health Law; Intellectual Property) Bar Associations.

37. Jesse A. Finkelstein
Title: Director
Law School: Boston College Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1980
College: University of Rochester, B.A., cum laude, 1977
Admitted: Boston College Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1980
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State (Member, Council of Corporation Law Section) and American (Member: Section of Business Law; Litigation Section; International Law Section) Bar Associations.

38. Samuel A. Nolen
Title: Director
Law School: Washington & Lee University, J.D., 1979
College: Vanderbilt University, B.A., cum laude, 1976; Universität Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
Admitted: Washington & Lee University, J.D., 1979
Practice Area: Corporate Law; Litigation; Mergers and Acquisitions; Chancery Practice
Membership: Delaware State (Member, Corporation Law Section), American (Member: Section of Business Law; Litigation Section; International Law and Practice Section) and International (Member, Section of Business Law; Secretary, Business Organizations Committee) Bar Associations.

39. Thomas A. Beck
Title: Director
Law School: Cornell University, J.D., 1981
College: Dickinson College, B.A., cum laude, 1978
Admitted: Cornell University, J.D., 1981
Practice Area: Litigation; Corporate Law; Chancery Practice
Membership: Delaware State (Member, Corporation Law Section) and American (Member: Section of Business Law; Litigation Section) Bar Associations.

40. Gregory P. Williams
Title: Director
Law School: College of William and Mary, J.D., 1982
College: University of Delaware, B.A.A.S., with honors, 1979
Admitted: College of William and Mary, J.D., 1982
Practice Area: Litigation; Corporate Law; Corporate Litigation; Partnership Litigation
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

41. Paul M. Altman
Title: Director
Law School: Villanova University, J.D., magna cum laude, 1983
College: Lehigh University, B.S., 1980
Admitted: Villanova University, J.D., magna cum laude, 1983
Practice Area: Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies
Membership: Delaware State (Secretary, Commercial Law Section, 1986-1989; Vice-Chairman, 1989-1991; Chairman, 1991-1993; Member, Committee on Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies. Member, Commercial and Corporation Law Sections) and American (Member, Partnerships/Unincorporated Business Law; Member, Task Force on Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act; Chairman, Limited Partnership Subcommittee, 2001-2006) Bar Associations.

42. Gregory V. Varallo
Title: Director
Law School: Temple University, J.D., 1983
College: University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1980
Admitted: Temple University, J.D., 1983
Practice Area: Corporate Control Litigation; Complex Business Litigation
Membership: Delaware State and American (Chairman, Corporate Counselling and Litigation Subcommittee, 1998-2000; Co-Chairman, Task Force on Litigation Reform and Rules Revision, 2000-2003; Member, Editorial Advisory Board of The Business Lawyer, 2003-2005) Bar Associations.

43. Mark J. Gentile
Title: Director
Law School: Boston University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1982
College: State University of New York at Binghamton, B.S., 1979
Admitted: Boston University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1982
Practice Area: Corporate Law; Securities
Membership: Delaware State (Member, Corporation Law Section) and American (Member: Section of Business Law; Committee on Corporate Laws) Bar Associations.

44. Eric A. Mazie
Title: Director
Law School: College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, J.D., 1984
College: Drexel University, B.S., cum laude, 1981
Admitted: College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, J.D., 1984
Practice Area: Banks and Banking; Business Law; Commercial Law; Contracts; Finance Law
Membership: Delaware State (Member, Commercial Law Section; Chairman, Statutory Trust Committee) and American (Member, Section of Business Law, Commercial Financial Services and Partnerships and Unincorporated Business Organizations Committees) Bar Associations.

45. Robert W. Whetzel
Title: Director
Law School: Villanova University, J.D., cum laude, 1984
College: University of Delaware, B.Ch.E., 1981
Admitted: Villanova University, J.D., cum laude, 1984
Practice Area: Litigation; Environmental Law; Intellectual Property
Membership: Delaware State (Chairman, Section of Environmental Law, 1994-1996) and American (Member, Sections on: Litigation; Energy and Environmental Law) Bar Associations.

46. W. Donald Sparks, II
Title: Director
Law School: Yale University, J.D., 1983
College: Dartmouth College, B.A., summa cum laude, 1980
Admitted: Yale University, J.D., 1983
Practice Area: Estate Planning and Estate Administration; Tax Exempt Organizations; Taxation
Membership: Pennsylvania, Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

47. C. Stephen Bigler
Title: President
Law School: University of Virginia, J.D., 1984
College: Washington & Lee University, B.S. Commerce, magna cum laude, 1981
Admitted: University of Virginia, J.D., 1984
Practice Area: Corporate Law; Corporate Transactions; Mergers and Acquisitions
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

48. C. Malcolm Cochran, IV
Title: Director
Law School: Catholic University, J.D., 1985
College: University of Delaware, B.A., 1982
Admitted: Catholic University, J.D., 1985
Practice Area: Complex Business and Commercial Litigation; Governmental Relations; Chancery Practice
Membership: Delaware State and American (Member, Sections on: Litigation; Business Law) Bar Associations.

49. Anne C. Foster
Title: Director
Law School: College of William and Mary, J.D., 1986
College: College of William and Mary, B.A., 1983
Admitted: College of William and Mary, J.D., 1986
Practice Area: Litigation; Corporate Law
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

50. Cynthia Deans Kaiser
Title: Director
Law School: Delaware Law School of Widener University, J.D., cum laude, 1986
College: Duke University, B.S.E., cum laude, 1981
Admitted: Delaware Law School of Widener University, J.D., cum laude, 1986
Practice Area: Asset Based Lending; Statutory Trusts; Business Law; Commercial Law
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

51. James G. Leyden, Jr.
Title: Director
Law School: Villanova University, J.D., 1987
College: Villanova University, B.S.A., magna cum laude, 1982
Admitted: Villanova University, J.D., 1987
Practice Area: Limited Liability Company Law; Limited Partnership Law; General Partnership Law; Business Law; Commercial Law
Membership: Delaware State (Member, Corporate and Commercial Law Sections, including member of Corporation Law Subcommittee responsible for drafting amendments to The Delaware Limited Liability Company Act, The Delaware Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act and the Delaware Revised Uniform Partnership Act, 2001 ?) and American (Member, Section of Business Law) Bar Associations; TriBar Opinion Committee.

52. Frederick L. Cottrell, III
Title: Director
Law School: Dickinson School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1988
College: University of Delaware, B.A. in Biological Sciences, magna cum laude, 1985
Admitted: Dickinson School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1988
Practice Area: Litigation; Intellectual Property
Membership: Delaware State (Member, Sections on Intellectual Property, Litigation and Real Estate Law) and American (Member, Sections on Intellectual Property, Litigation and Real Estate Law) Bar Associations.

53. Bernard J. Kelley
Title: Director
Law School: University of Pennsylvania, J.D., 1989
College: Swarthmore College, B.A., 1986
Admitted: University of Pennsylvania, J.D., 1989
Practice Area: Partnership Law; Limited Liability Company Law; Statutory Trusts; Banking Law
Membership: Delaware State (Co-Chairman, Banking Law Committee, 1997-2003; Member: Statutory Trust Committee; Commercial Law Section) and American Bar Associations.

54. Robert J. Stearn, Jr.
Title: Director
Law School: University of Pennsylvania, J.D., cum laude, 1990
College: Dickinson College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1985
Admitted: University of Pennsylvania, J.D., cum laude, 1990
Practice Area: Bankruptcy Litigation; Business Litigation
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

55. William A. Yemc
Title: Director
Law School: Villanova University, J.D., cum laude, 1990
College: University of Notre Dame, B.B.A., 1984
Admitted: Villanova University, J.D., cum laude, 1990
Practice Area: Commercial Law; Secured Transactions; Statutory Trusts; Limited Liability Company Law; Partnership Law; Insurance; Business Law
Membership: Delaware State (Member, Uniform Commercial Code Section) and American Bar Associations.

56. Mark D. Collins
Title: Director
Law School: American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 1991
College: Rutgers College, B.A., 1987
Admitted: American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 1991
Practice Area: Bankruptcy Law(100%)
Membership: Delaware State (Member: Section on Commercial Law; Bankruptcy Subcommittee; Chair, Standing Bankruptcy Local Rules Committee) and American (Member, Committee on Business Bankruptcy; Member, Subcommittees on Chapter 11 Bankruptcies; Secured Creditors; Publications and Public Relations Section of Business Law, 1994?) Bar Associations; American Bankruptcy Institute (Co-Chair, Financing and Banking Committee, 2000?, Chair, Subcommittee on Secured Creditors, Business Reorganization Committee, 1997-2000; Chair, Young Members' Committee, 1997-1999; Member, Editorial Board ABI Journal).

57. Doneene Keemer Damon
Title: Director
Law School: Temple University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1992
College: St. Joseph's University, B.S., accounting, cum laude, 1989
Admitted: Temple University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1992
Practice Area: Business Law; Structured Finance; Commercial Leasing; Asset-Based Lending; Statutory Trusts; Uniform Commercial Code; Commercial Law; Equipment Finance and Leasing
Membership: Delaware State Bar Association; The District of Columbia Bar; American Bar Association (Current Chair, Committee on Trust Indentures and Indenture Trustees; Member: Banking Law Committee; Business Trust Committee; Secured Transactions Committee; Partnerships and Unincorporated Business Organizations Committee; Uniform Commercial Code Committee; Diversity Committee; Committee on Board Diversity; Development Committee for the ABA's Direct Women Initiative; American Securitization Forum's Reg AB Committee; Outside Counsel, Sub-Forum and Communication and Education Committee).

58. Michael D. Allen
Title: Director
Law School: Washington & Lee University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1996
College: Swarthmore College, B.A., 1992
Admitted: Washington & Lee University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1996
Practice Area: Corporate Law
Membership:

59. Jennifer C. Jauffret
Title: Director
Law School: Villanova University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1997
College: Cornell University, B.A., 1994
Admitted: Villanova University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1997
Practice Area: Labor and Employment Law; Civil Practice; Litigation
Membership: Delaware State (Member and Former Chairperson, Labor and Employment Section) and American Bar Associations.

60. Catherine G. Dearlove
Title: Director
Law School: Stanford Law School, J.D., with distinction, 1994
College: Georgetown University, B.S.F.S., magna cum laude, 1991
Admitted: Stanford Law School, J.D., with distinction, 1994
Practice Area: Corporate Governance; Corporate Litigation; Commercial Litigation
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

61. Elisa Erlenbach Maas
Title: Director
Law School: Cornell University, J.D., 1999
College: University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A., 1996
Admitted: Cornell University, J.D., 1999
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

62. Richard J. Facciolo
Title: Director
Law School: University of Maryland, J.D., with honor, 1996
College: University of Delaware, B.S.E.E., 1984
Admitted: University of Maryland, J.D., with honor, 1996
Practice Area: Business Law; Asset Based Finance; Delaware Statutory Trusts; Business Organizations
Membership: Maryland, Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

63. Brigitte V. Fresco
Title: Counsel
Law School: George Washington University National Law Center, J.D., with high honors, 1995
College: Pennsylvania State University, B.A., with high honors, 1992, Phi Beta Kappa
Admitted: George Washington University National Law Center, J.D., with high honors, 1995
Practice Area: Corporate Law
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

64. Paul N. Heath
Title: Director
Law School: Widener School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1997
College: University of Delaware, B.S., 1990
Admitted: Widener School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1997
Practice Area: Bankruptcy
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

65. Tara J. Hoffner
Title: Director
Law School: Dickinson School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1996
College: Muhlenberg College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1993
Admitted: Dickinson School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1996
Practice Area: Business Law; Commercial Leasing; Asset-Based Lending; Statutory Trusts; Trademark Registration; Trademark Protection
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

66. John H. Knight
Title: Director
Law School: University of Maryland, J.D., with honors, 1994
College: University of Maryland, B.S., 1990
Admitted: University of Maryland, J.D., with honors, 1994
Practice Area: Bankruptcy
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

67. Gregory W. Ladner
Title: Director
Law School: Villanova University, J.D., 1995
College: Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan; University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1986
Admitted: Villanova University, J.D., 1995
Practice Area: Partnership Law; Limited Liability Company Law; Commercial Law
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

68. Michael J. Merchant
Title: Director
Law School: Villanova University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1999
College: Pennsylvania State University, B.S., Environmental/Renewable Resource Economics, with high distinction, 1996
Admitted: Villanova University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1999
Practice Area: Bankruptcy; Creditors Rights
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations; American Bankruptcy Institute.

69. Christine M. Morabito
Title: Counsel
Law School: Villanova University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1999
College: Franklin and Marshall College, B.A., cum laude, 1996
Admitted: Villanova University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1999
Practice Area: Limited Liability Company Law; Business Law; Corporate Law; Limited Partnerships
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

70. Jeffrey L. Moyer
Title: Director
Law School: Temple University School of Law, J.D., 1994
College: University of Delaware, B.S., 1991
Admitted: Temple University School of Law, J.D., 1994
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

71. Srinivas M. Raju
Title: Director
Law School: Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., cum laude, 1994
College: Indiana University, B.S., 1990
Admitted: Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., cum laude, 1994
Practice Area: Business Law; Partnership Law; Litigation
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

72. Richard Philip Rollo
Title: Director
Law School: University of Florida School of Law, J.D., 1999, high honors, Top 5%, Order of the Coif
College: University of Florida, B.S., Psychology, 1995
Admitted: University of Florida School of Law, J.D., 1999, high honors, Top 5%, Order of the Coif
Practice Area: Corporate Litigation; Corporate Governance
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations; The Florida Bar; The District of Columbia Bar.

73. Eric A. Schwartzman
Title: Director
Law School: Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1998
College: Villanova University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1994
Admitted: Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1998
Practice Area: Business Law
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

74. Russell C. Silberglied
Title: Director
Law School: University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1995
College: Cornell University, B.S., with honors, 1992
Admitted: University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1995
Practice Area: Bankruptcy; Bankruptcy Litigation
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

75. Melanie L. George
Title: Associate
Law School: Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1997
College: University of Pennsylvania, B.A., magna cum laude, 1994
Admitted: Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1997
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

76. Margot F. Alicks
Title: Associate
Law School: College of William & Mary School of Law, J.D., 2008
College: State University of New York at Binghamton (B.A., magna cum laude, 2004; M.A., summa cum laude, 2005)
Admitted: College of William & Mary School of Law, J.D., 2008
Practice Area: Commercial Law; Corporate Litigation
Membership:

77. Stephen M. Ferguson
Title: Associate
Law School: Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 2008
College: Georgetown University, A.B., 2005
Admitted: Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 2008
Practice Area: Civil Litigation; Commercial Litigation
Membership:

78. Allison M. Camara
Title: Associate
Law School: University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 2008
College: Kent State University, B.S., cum laude, 2002
Admitted: University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 2008
Practice Area: Tax; Trusts and Estates
Membership:

79. Aaron W. Stewart
Title: Associate
Law School: College of William & Mary, J.D., 2008
College: University of Utah, B.S., cum laude, 2005
Admitted: College of William & Mary, J.D., 2008
Practice Area: Corporate Governance; Corporate Transactions
Membership:

80. John J. Engel
Title: Associate
Law School: University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2008
College: Wake Forest University, B.A., summa cum laude, 2005
Admitted: University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2008
Practice Area: Real Estate
Membership:

81. Travis A. McRoberts
Title: Associate
Law School: University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2008
College: Iowa State University, B.A., with distinction, 2005
Admitted: University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2008
Practice Area: Restructuring and Bankruptcy
Membership:

82. Lisa M. Pietrzak
Title: Associate
Law School: American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2008
College: University of Connecticut (B.S., cum laude, 2002; M.B.A., 2004)
Admitted: American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2008
Practice Area: Corporate Litigation
Membership:

83. Geoffrey G. Grivner
Title: Associate
Law School: College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, J.D., 2005
College: Pennsylvania State University, B.A., with high honors, 2002
Admitted: College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, J.D., 2005
Practice Area: Corporate Law
Membership: Delaware State Bar Association.

84. Anthony Rodgers
Title: Associate
Law School: Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, J.D., summa cum laude, 2007
College: Texas A & M University, B.A., 1998
Admitted: Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, J.D., summa cum laude, 2007
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

85. Robert L. Burns
Title: Associate
Law School: University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2009
College: James Madison University, B.A., 2003
Admitted: University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2009
Practice Area: Chancery/Corporate Litigation(100%)
Membership:

86. Nicole C. Bright
Title: Associate
Law School: Washington & Lee University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2009
College: Franklin & Marshall College, B.A., magna cum laude, 2005
Admitted: Washington & Lee University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2009
Practice Area: Chancery/Corporate Litigation(100%)
Membership:

87. Elizabeth R. He
Title: Associate
Law School: University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., 2009
College: University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 2003
Admitted: University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., 2009
Practice Area: General Litigation(100%)
Membership:

88. Tyler D. Semmelman
Title: Associate
Law School: George Washington University Law School, J.D., with honors, 2009
College: University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce, B.S., 2005
Admitted: George Washington University Law School, J.D., with honors, 2009
Practice Area: Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring(100%)
Membership: Delaware State Bar Association.

89. Mark A. Kurtz
Title: Associate
Law School: Washington University in St. Louis, J.D., M.B.A., 2005
College: Colgate University, B.A., 1998
Admitted: Washington University in St. Louis, J.D., M.B.A., 2005
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

90. Beth Gansen Knight
Title: Associate
Law School: University of Iowa, J.D., with high honors, 2005
College: University of Northern Iowa, B.A., summa cum laude, 2002
Admitted: University of Iowa, J.D., with high honors, 2005
Practice Area: Tax
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

91. Sara T. Toner
Title: Associate
Law School: Temple University, Beasley School of Law, J.D., 2005
College: Philadelphia University, B.S., summa cum laude, 2002
Admitted: Temple University, Beasley School of Law, J.D., 2005
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

92. Michael W. Romanczuk
Title: Associate
Law School: Vanderbilt University, J.D., 2005
College: University of Notre Dame, B.B.A., Finance/Business Economics, summa cum laude, 2002
Admitted: Vanderbilt University, J.D., 2005
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

93. Julie A. Finocchiaro
Title: Associate
Law School: American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2008
College: University of Delaware, B.A., summa cum laude, 2004; American University, M.S., 2009
Admitted: American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2008
Practice Area: Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring
Membership: Delaware State Bar Association.

94. Travis S. Hunter
Title: Associate
Law School: Dickinson School of Law at Pennsylvania State University, J.D., summa cum laude, 2009
College: Davidson College, B.A., History/Classics, 2006
Admitted: Dickinson School of Law at Pennsylvania State University, J.D., summa cum laude, 2009
Practice Area: General Litigation
Membership: Delaware State Bar Association.

95. Janice M. Matier
Title: Associate
Law School: Villanova University School of Law (J.D., 2003; LL.M., Tax, 2006)
College: University of Delaware, B.S., Finance, 1999
Admitted: Villanova University School of Law (J.D., 2003; LL.M., Tax, 2006)
Practice Area: Tax; Trusts and Estates
Membership:

96. Susan M. Hannigan
Title: Associate
Law School: Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 2009
College: Loyola College in Maryland, B.A., summa cum laude, 2004
Admitted: Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 2009
Practice Area: Corporate Litigation
Membership: Delaware State Bar Association.

97. Amanda R. Steele
Title: Associate
Law School: Villanova University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2010
College: American University, B.A., magna cum laude, with university honors in Political Science, 2006
Admitted: Villanova University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2010
Practice Area: Bankruptcy
Membership:

98. Todd A. Coomes
Title: Associate
Law School: Tulane University, J.D., cum laude, 2001
College: Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S., 1998
Admitted: Tulane University, J.D., cum laude, 2001
Practice Area: Environmental Law; Civil Litigation
Membership:

99. J. Weston Peterson
Title: Counsel
Law School: Boston University, J.D., magna cum laude, 1994
College: University of Delaware, B.A., with distinction, 1990
Admitted: Boston University, J.D., magna cum laude, 1994
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

100. Laura A. Dietrich
Title: Associate
Law School: Boston College, J.D., cum laude, 2006
College: University of Delaware, B.A., magna cum laude, 2003
Admitted: Boston College, J.D., cum laude, 2006
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

101. Edward Little
Title: Associate
Law School: University of Minnesota, J.D., cum laude, 2006
College: Michigan State University, B.A., with honors, 2003
Admitted: University of Minnesota, J.D., cum laude, 2006
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

102. Jennifer Veet Barrett
Title: Associate
Law School: Temple University, J.D., cum laude, 2006
College: King's College, B.S., summa cum laude, 2000
Admitted: Temple University, J.D., cum laude, 2006
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State and American Bar Associations.

103. Christopher M. Samis
Title: Associate
Law School: Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 2005
College: University of Delaware, B.A., 2002
Admitted: Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 2005
Practice Area:
Membership: Delaware State, Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations.

104. F. Peter Conaty, Jr.
Title: Director
Law School: Temple University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1992; Georgetown University Law School, LL.M., Taxation, with distinction, 2001
College: University of Delaware, B.S.A.C., 1989
Admitted: Temple University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1992; Georgetown University Law School, LL.M., Taxation, with distinction, 2001
Practice Area: Probate; Probate Taxation; Trusts and Estates; Decedents Estates; Estate Administration; Estate Planning; Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples; Family Trusts; Family Wealth Transfer; Living Trusts; Powers of Attorney; Special Needs Trusts; Trust Administration; Trust Planning; Trust Law; Wealth Preservation; Estate and Gift Taxation; Federal Estate and Gift Taxation; Federal Income Tax; Fiduciary Income Tax; Federal Taxation; Generation Skipping Tax; Trusts and Estates Taxation; Wills; Living Wills; Asset Protection
Membership: Delaware State (Member, Estates and Trust Section) and American Bar Associations; Estate Planning Council of Delaware; American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.


The above table lists lawyers practicing law at the law firm of Richards, Layton and Finger, P.A.. The number of lawyers in Richards, Layton and Finger, P.A. is 149.




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