Chief Justice Steele Announces Retirement from Bench


Chief Justice Steele Announces Retirement from Bench

By Graham Hunt

09/12/13, 9:30 AM CT | Author: Tiffany Adams

On Friday, September 6, 2013, Chief Justice Myron T. Steele announced his retirement from the Delaware Supreme Court, effective at the end of November. Chief Justice Steele served as a Business Law Advisor to the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee from 2006 – 2008. Since that time, he has supported the Committee as a Continuing Advisor and he will remain active with the Committee following his retirement. 


Chief Justice Steele was confirmed as the 7th Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court on May 5, 2004. Prior to serving the Delaware Supreme Court, Chief Justice Steele held other public positions including Supreme Court Justice, Vice Chancellor of the Court of Chancery, and Superior Court Judge. He also worked as a litigation partner at Prickett, Jones & Elliott, P.A.   

Chief Justice Steele has been recognized by Directorship Magazine, Ethisphere Magazine, and Lawdragon Magazine; and Delaware has been ranked first in legal climate by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for the past nine years.

Learn more about Chief Justice Steele on the Delaware State Court webpage.

Join the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee today. Committee membership is free for Business Law Section members.