Strine Leaves Big Shoes To Fill On Chancery Court

Law360, New York (January 9, 2014, 6:28 PM EST) -- Chancellor Leo E. Strine, the outspoken head of Delaware's high-profile business court, stands poised to jump to the state's Supreme Court in a move that comes as little surprise to attorneys now facing the bigger question of who will be next to oversee the epicenter of M&A litigation in the U.S.

Strine's nomination by Delaware Gov. Jack Markell on Wednesday solidified rumors that the colorful jurist would fill the seat opened by Myron Steele's retirement in November. The shift, if approved by state lawmakers, would place 49-year-old Strine on the body that frequently proves to be the last stop in high-stakes...

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