Charles S. Crompton, Jr., a retired Potter Anderson partner, served as law clerk to U.S. District Court Judge Richard S. Rodney prior to joining the firm in 1962. He became a partner in 1965 and served as chairman of the firm from 1988 to 1997. He also served as chair of the Delaware State Bar Association and is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Charlie practiced principally in the areas of corporate and commercial litigation and in corporate transactions. He represented many large public corporations in a wide variety of matters.

Charlie retired from active practice in 2001 and has been of counsel since that date. He is an inactive member of the Delaware Bar.


University of Virginia School of Law, 1961; Editor of the Law Review; Order of the Coif

University of Delaware, B.A., Honors and Distinction, 1958; Phi Beta Kappa

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Bar Admissions

  • Delaware, 1962

    United States District Court for the District of Delaware

    Third Circuit and Federal Court of Appeals

    United States Supreme Court


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