Leo E. Strine

Former Chief Justice at Supreme Court of Delaware

Leo E. Strine

Leo E. Strine

Former Chief Justice at Supreme Court of Delaware

Biography

Chief Justice Strine was appointed to his current position in February 2014 by Governor Jack Markell and confirmed by the Delaware Senate, succeeding Chief Justice Myron T. Steele, who had served in the position from 2004-2013. He is the eighth Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court since the modern court was created in 1951. Previously, he served as Chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery from 2011-2014, and Vice Chancellor from 1998-2011.
Prior to joining the bench, he served as legal counsel to then-Governor Tom Carper, and he previously served as a corporate litigator at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. Chief Justice Strine graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and received his Bachelor's Degree summa cum laude from the University of Delaware

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Number of Awards

4

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Co-Founder at The Alexander Hamilton Society

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Partner at Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP

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Partner at Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP

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Adjunct Professor at Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law

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Justice at Supreme Court of Delaware

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Justice at Supreme Court of Delaware

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Adjunct Professor at New York University - School of Law

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Partner at Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor LLP

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Global Head of Strategic Shareholder Advisory Business-Investment Banking Business at Evercore, Inc.

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Partner at Friedlander & Gorris PA

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Leo E. Strine
Former Chief Justice at Supreme Court of Delaware
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Fellow
2006 - 2008

The Henry Crown Fellowship Program, established in 1997, seeks to develop the next generation of community-spirited leaders, providing them with the tools necessary to meet the challenges of business and civic leadership in the 21st century. The program is a unique mix of seminars designed to broaden the perspectives of the participants and hone their skills in values-centered leadership. It honors the memory of Chicago industrialist Henry Crown (1896-1990), whose legendary career was marked by a lifelong commitment to honor, integrity, industry and philanthropy.

Career History
Chief Justice
2014 - 2019
Chancellor
1998 - 2014

Delaware Court of Chancery is a court of equity in the American state of Delaware. It is one of Delaware's three constitutional courts, along with the Supreme Court and Superior Court.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Advisors
Current

Institute for Law and Economics at the University of Pennsylvania founded in 1980, has an ambitious agenda that is timelier than ever. The study of law and economics remains the most rapidly growing movement in legal scholarship and jurisprudence. Under the sponsorship of the Law School, the Wharton School, and the Department of Economics in Penn’s School of Arts and Sciences, the Institute has played a leading role in this expanding field.

Awards & Honors
2014
NACD Directorship 100: Governance Professionals and Institutions
2013
NACD Directorship 100: Governance Professionals and Institutions
2012
NACD Directorship 100: Governance Professionals and Institutions
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