The Bayard Firm’s lawyers rank as leading practitioners in Delaware across multiple practice areas in Chambers USA 2007: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, released Friday. The firm’s Bankruptcy and Restructuring, Intellectual Property and Real Estate practices also achieved accolades in Delaware in the 5th edition of the legal guide.
Neil Glassman, chair of the firm’s Bankruptcy and Restructuring practice, earned a #2 individual ranking in Delaware in Chambers USA 2007, and director Jeffrey Schlerf was named among the leaders in Delaware bankruptcy law. Douglas Hershman, a director in the firm’s Real Estate practice, also achieved a #2 individual ranking in the guide; and director Richard D. Kirk was recognized as a leader in intellectual property law in Delaware.
“Chambers USA represents one of the most highly competitive directories in the legal industry, respected for its use of client and peer insights. We’re pleased to see our rankings continue to endorse the strength of The Bayard Firm and our talented lawyers across a variety of practice areas, from bankruptcy to real estate and IP,” said Jeffrey Schlerf, Chairman of The Bayard Firm.
Following is a summary of The Bayard Firm’s rankings, including leading practices and individual lawyers who ranked as leaders in their fields.
Chambers USA Directory Individual Rankings for The Bayard Firm (Delaware):
Neil B. Glassman: Ranked 2 in Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Douglas M. Hershman: Ranked 2 in Real Estate
Richard D. Kirk: Ranked 4 in Intellectual Property
Jeffrey M. Schlerf: Ranked 4 in Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Chambers USA Directory Firm Rankings for The Bayard Firm (Delaware):
Bankruptcy/Restructuring: Ranked 3
Intellectual Property: Ranked 3
Real Estate: Ranked 3