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Former Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court and Potter Anderson Partner, Myron T. Steele, Named Weinberg Center Advisory Board Chair

August 4, 2014

Potter Anderson is pleased to announce that partner Myron T. Steele has been named as the new Advisory Board Chair of The John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the Lerner College of Business & Economics at the University of Delaware effective September 30, 2014.  Steele will replace William B. Chandler, III, who has decided to step down as Chair.

Steele currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Center. He is a Partner at Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP and is the former Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court. Previously, he served as a Judge of the Superior Court and a Vice Chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery after eighteen years in private litigation practice. He has presided over major corporate litigation and LLC and limited partner governance disputes, and writes frequently on issues of corporate document interpretation and corporate governance. Steele serves as Adjunct Professor of Law at University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Virginia Law School, and Pepperdine University Law School.

The John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance was established in 2000 and is part of the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware.  It is one of the longest-standing corporate governance centers in academia, and the first and only corporate governance center in the State of Delaware, the legal home for a majority of the nation’s public corporations.

The Center’s mission is to provide a forum for business leaders, members of corporate boards, shareholders, the judiciary, the legal community, academics, graduate and undergraduate students and others interested in corporate governance issues to interact, learn and teach, with the goal of positively impacting and improving the field of corporate governance.  Center programs, publications and academic research have helped to shape and influence numerous corporate governance debates and developments on a national and international level.