Richards, Layton & Finger is pleased to announce that attorney Matthew W. Murphy has been elected as a director of the firm. “We are very proud to promote Matt to director,” said Doneene Damon, president of Richards Layton. “He has the skill, experience, and commitment to excellence to provide our clients with the superior legal services they expect from us. Matt joins his colleagues at the firm in offering innovative counsel, practical solutions, and exceptional client service.” Matt focuses his practice on litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery involving fiduciary duties, corporate governance and control, contractual issues, and other commercial disputes. He also advises on transactional matters involving Delaware limited liability companies, partnerships, corporations, and special committees. Matt earned a JD, summa cum laude, from Widener University School of Law and a BA from St. Joseph’s University. He clerked for the Honorable Paul R. Wallace in the Delaware Superior Court. This year Matt was named on The Best Lawyers in America “Ones to Watch” list. About Richards, Layton & Finger Delaware’s largest law firm and one of its oldest, Richards, Layton & Finger helps sophisticated clients navigate complex issues and the intricacies of Delaware law. We advise global companies, business partnerships, leading financial institutions, local businesses, and individuals across a wide range of practices, including corporate law, alternative entities, commercial law, bankruptcy and restructuring, and litigation.