Legal News

Chief Justice Myron Steele of Delaware’s Supreme Court Retires
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

On November 30 Chief Justice Myron Steele will retire from Delaware’s Supreme Court. Delaware has had a large role in interpreting U.S. corporate law, according to Reuters. 68 year old Steele did not give a reason why he put in his resignation letter, but he served as chief justice since 2004, and his term would have been over in 2016. Chief Justice Steele has served on the state’s Superior Court as well as the Court of Chancer. He handles appeals from the business court and the Court of Chancery, handling many high-profile business disputes. Steele himself was not immediately available and did not comment on his retirement.

Most U.S. business incorporate in the state, and Chief Justice Steele, like Delaware judges before him would regularly attend legal conferences. He would “explain the state’s law and promote its courts.” Professor Hamermesh, of Widener University School of Law at Wilmington said that he is a “sort of ambassador of the state really, because what the courts do is so important.”

  
What
Where


McCarter & English attorney Michael Kelley, commented, “he is smart and tough, and he will be sorely missed.” Speculation on who will succeed Mr. Steele starts, and questions on whether it will be the chancellor of the Court of Chancery, or the outspoken chief judge Leo Strine who will move to replace Chief Justice Myron Steele. Requests are being made so that the judicial nominating commission will begin the process of recommending a replacement before Mr. Steele leaves office.



 

RELEVANT JOBS

Sr. Trial Attorney

USA-NE-Omaha

If you\'re passionate about being part of a diverse organization that enables a Fortune 100 company ...

Apply now

Senior Housing Paralegal

USA-CA-Bakersfield

GBLA is currently accepting applications for experienced Senior Paralegals to work in our Housing un...

Apply now

Domestic Violence Attorney

USA-CA-Bakersfield

GBLA is currently accepting applications for a full-time attorney with 3+ years of knowledge and exp...

Apply now

Housing Attorney

USA-CA-Bakersfield

GBLA is currently accepting applications for full-time attorney’s with 3+ years of experience ...

Apply now

BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Mid-level Corporate Associate Attorney

USA-CA-Napa

Napa office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a mid-level corporate associate attor...

Apply Now

Liability Defense Attorney

USA-FL-Fort Lauderdale

Ft. Lauderdale office of our client seeks liability defense attorney with 3+ years of insurance defe...

Apply Now

Litigation Associate Attorney

USA-CA-San Francisco

San Francisco office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks litigation associate attorne...

Apply Now

Most Popular

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top