Bayard, P.A., a Meritas® member law firm based in Wilmington, Delaware, announced today its inclusion in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” rankings published by U.S. News & World Report. Bayard is recognized for the outstanding achievement of its attorneys in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Family Law, Administrative / Regulatory Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy, and Litigation – Intellectual Property. The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer listed in 20th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America list for that particular location and specialty.
Four Bayard lawyers were named to the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America as leading practitioners in their respective practice areas. Neil B. Glassman and Charlene D. Davis were recognized for their work in Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation. Richard D. Kirk was recognized for his work in Intellectual Property Litigation and Administrative Law. Curtis P. Bounds was recognized for Family Law and named Best Lawyers’ 2015 Wilmington, DE Family Law “Lawyer of the Year”. Only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community is being honored as the “Lawyer of the Year”.
The Best Lawyers in America is one of the most visible peer-review publications in legal professions. For more than three decades, it has been regarded as the most credible and definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States.
Bayard, P.A., a Wilmington, Delaware-based firm, has nationally recognized practices in commercial bankruptcy, corporate and commercial litigation, intellectual property, administrative law, securitization, structured finance and family law. Other established practices include entity formation and governance, real estate, insurance, tax, and estate planning and estate administration.