W. Raymond Felton, Co-Managing Partner of the firm and Chair of the Corporate Department at Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP, has been selected Woodbridge Best Lawyers Mergers & Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year for 2012. This honor bespeaks particularly high ratings in surveys by Best Lawyers taken from thousands of professional peers. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is honored.

Mr. Felton's practice focuses in the areas of corporate, LLC and securities law, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions and financing transactions through both the public and private equity and debt markets. He represents start-up and emerging companies in many industries including high-tech, as well as a number of mature and established companies. Mr. Felton also represents issuers and underwriters in public and private offerings and counsels clients concerning corporate governance and SEC compliance issues, such as Sarbanes Oxley. He has represented clients in a number of corporate reorganizations, joint ventures, and similar matters, and provides general counseling advice to a number of the firm’s clients.

Mr. Felton has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 1994 in the Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Corporate Law and Securities/Capital Markets Law sections. He is also listed in Chambers USA - America’s Leading Lawyers for Business since 2003, in the Corporate/M&A practice area and Super Lawyers - New Jersey Edition since 2005 in the Mergers & Acquisitions category. He is a member of the Section on Business Law of the American Bar Association and former chair and continuing member of the Board of Directors of the Business Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association. He is the author of the book, Organization and Sale of Small Businesses published by the NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2010.

Mr. Felton received his B.A. from Rutgers College and his J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law, Newark.

Mr. Felton resides in Warren, NJ.

Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP has over 100 attorneys in four main practice departments, Litigation, Real Estate, Corporate, and Tax, Trusts and Estates, and 19 practice areas offering comprehensive legal services. The firm has offices located in Woodbridge and Roseland, New Jersey. For more information, call Erin P. Faltin at 732-549-5600 or visit the firm's web site at www.greenbaumlaw.com.