Melvin Steen

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Melvin C. Steen (1907–1992) was an American attorney and founding partner of the New York law firm Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton.[1] Steen graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School, where the Melvin C. Steen Professorship, currently held by Gregory Shaffer, is named in his honor.[2] His survivors included his son Gordon of Owings Mills, Maryland.[3]

Law Partners[edit]

Over the years, Steen's law partnerships have included Henry Friendly and George W. Ball.[4]


  1. ^ WOLFGANG SAXONPublished: June 30, 1992 (1992-06-30). "Melvin C. Steen, 85, a Founder Of the Cleary, Gottlieb Law Firm - New York Times". Retrieved 2012-06-07. 
  2. ^ "Gregory Shaffer - U of MN Law School". Retrieved 2012-06-07. 
  3. ^ "Melvin C. Steen, 85, a corporate and securities lawyer in... - Baltimore Sun". 1992-07-01. Retrieved 2012-06-07. 
  4. ^ "Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton - Company History". Retrieved 2012-06-07.