American College of Governance Counsel Names Myron T. Steele to Board of Trustees
Leading corporate governance lawyers from the US and Canada have recently founded the American College of Governance Counsel, a professional, educational and honorary association of lawyers widely-recognized for their achievements in the field of governance. Potter Anderson & Corroon partner and Former Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court, Myron T. Steele, has been named to the Board of Trustees and serves as a founding Fellow of the College.
The mission of the College is to promote a high level of professional standards among governance practitioners and a better understanding and broader adoption of best governance practices within business organizations.
Membership in the College is extended by invitation only to lawyers who have practiced law for a minimum of 15 years, while devoting at least 10 of those practice years focused on the field of governance. Fellows spend a substantial amount of their time in boardrooms advising directors in a variety of circumstances such as management succession, internal investigations, disclosure obligations, shareholder litigation, shareholder activism and engagement, and a broad range of regulatory and governmental matters.