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Expert resume of The Honorable Myron T. Steele

Partner at Potter Anderson and Corroon

Myron T. Steele is a partner at the Delaware law firm Potter Anderson & Corroon and the recently retired Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Delaware. Previously, he served as a Vice Chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery. He has presided over major corporate litigation, LLC and limited partner governance disputes and writes frequently on issues of corporate document interpretation and corporate governance. Steele has published more than 300 opinions resolving disputes among members of limited liability companies, and limited partnerships, and between shareholders and management of both publicly traded and close corporations.

Steele served as Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Virginia Law School, and Pepperdine University Law School.

The Directorship Magazine ranked Steele as one of the 100 most influential people in corporate governance in the United States. Ethisphere Magazine ranked Steele second in its list of the 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics for 2007. Lawdragon Magazine has consistently placed Steele among its annual Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America and Top Judges in America.

In July 2012, the Conference of Chief Justices of the United States elected Steele president for 2012-2013 and chairman of the board of directors of the National Center for State Courts.

In October 2012, the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform honored Steele with the Judicial Leadership Achievement Award.