Del. Chancery's Longest-Serving Judge Tapped For New Term

By Rose Krebs (October 4, 2021, 3:54 PM EDT) -- Delaware Gov. John Carney has announced that he will nominate Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster for reappointment to the state's esteemed and nationally important Chancery Court.

The vice chancellor, who was a founding partner of the former corporate law firm Abrams & Laster LLP, now Abrams & Bayliss LLP, and also previously served as a director in the corporate law section at Delaware-based Richards Layton & Finger PA, joined the Chancery Court bench in 2009, the governor said in his announcement on Friday.

Vice Chancellor Laster is currently the court's long-serving judge. He was nominated to his first 12-year term by Gov....

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