Leo E. Strine, Jr. (born 1964) is a judge in the state of Delaware. He serves as the Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court.
Life and career [ edit ]
Baltimore, Strine grew up in Hockessin, Delaware. He graduated from A.I. DuPont High School in 1982. [1 ] Strine then graduated [2 ] from the magna cum laude University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1988 with his J.D., after having received his B.A. from the summa cum laude University of Delaware in 1985. He clerked for Judge Walter K. Stapleton of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and for Chief Judge John F. Gerry of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. He was a corporate litigator at the firm of [3 ] Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, and then Counsel to Governor Thomas R. Carper.
Strine has taught at several academic institutions including the
UCLA School of Law, the University of Pennsylvania Law School, the Vanderbilt University Law School, and the Harvard Law School and lectured at many more. He became a Vice Chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery on November 9, 1998, and became Chancellor of that court on June 22, 2011. During the 2006–2007 academic year, he served as a special judicial consultant to the American Bar Association's Committee on Corporate Laws. Strine was confirmed as Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court on January 29, 2014. [4 ]
Personal life [ edit ]
Strine lives in Hockessin, Delaware, with his wife Carrie, an occupational therapist, and their two sons, James and Benjamin.
Publications [ edit ]
W. T. Allen, J. E. Jacobs and L. E. Strine Jr., "Realigning The Standard Of Review Of Director Due Care With Delaware Public Policy: A Critique Of
And Its Progeny As A Standard Of Review Problem" (2002) 96 Van Gorkom 449 Northwestern University Law Review L. E. Strine, "Toward Common Sense and Common Ground? Reflections on the Shared Interests of Managers and Labor in a More Rational System of Corporate Governance" (2007) 33
1 Journal of Corporation Law
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