Del. Gov. Taps Sitting Judge To Lead Chancery Court

Law360, New York (June 8, 2011, 6:26 PM EDT) -- Delaware Gov. Jack Markell Wednesday nominated a sitting member of the state's Chancery Court, Judge Leo Strine, to become its chief judge, calling him an expert and leading voice in corporate law.

Judge Strine will be the new chancellor of the Chancery Court, a major venue for business disputes, succeeding retiring Chief Judge William B. Chandler III, pending confirmation by the Delaware Senate.

"Vice Chancellor Strine has been a leading voice in corporate America and a proud advocate for our state and the Court of Chancery,"...
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