Myron T. Steele

Myron T. Steele

Partner, Potter Anderson Corroon LLP
Former Chief Justice, The Delaware Supreme Court

Myron T. Steele is a partner in the Potter Anderson Corroon Corporate Group in Wilmington, DE. He is the former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Delaware. 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.

Chief Justice Steele has published over 400 opinions resolving disputes among members of limited liability companies, and limited partnerships, and between shareholders and management of both publicly traded and close corporations. He speaks and writes frequently on issues of corporate document interpretation and corporate governance. For the last ten years he served as judicial advisor to the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee of the ABA Business Law Section.

Chief Justice Steele serves as Adjunct Professor of Law at University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Virginia Law School, and Pepperdine University Law School.

His professional activities and honors include: Ranked as one of the 100 most influential people in corporate governance in the United States by The Directorship Magazine; Ranked as second in its list of “the 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics for 2007” by Ethisphere Magazine; Past President of the Conference of Chief Justices (CCJ) and Chair of the National Center for State Courts (NCSC) Board of Directors for 2012-2013; Co-Chair on the ABA Joint Task Force on M&A Litigation; Awarded the 2012 Judicial Achievement Award by the U.S.Chamber Institute for Legal Reform in Washington, DC.