William B. Chandler, III

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William Burton Chandler III[1] is a former judge in the U.S. state of Delaware. He served as a resident judge on the Delaware Superior Court[2] and as a Vice Chancellor and then Chancellor on the Delaware Court of Chancery.[3]

Chandler received his undergraduate degree from the University of Delaware and his law degrees from the University of South Carolina School of Law and the Yale Law School. He was an associate with Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell and served as Legal Counsel to former Governor Pete duPont. Chandler taught commercial law, legislative process, and remedies for two years at the University of Alabama School of Law. He is a member of the American Law Institute and the Delaware Bar Association.

He served as Resident Judge of the Delaware Superior Court from 1985 to 1989.[4] He was then appointed Vice Chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery in 1989 and Chancellor in 1997.

On June 17, 2011, he retired as Chancellor and became a partner of the law firm of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C., and the managing partner of their new office in Georgetown, Delaware.[5]

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Public Offices
Office Type Location Began office Ended office notes
Resident Judge Judiciary Sussex County 1985 1989 Delaware Superior Court
Vice Chancellor Judiciary Sussex County 1989 1997 Delaware Court of Chancery
Chancellor Judiciary Sussex County 1997 2011 Delaware Court of Chancery

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://legis.delaware.gov/BillDetail?legislationId=21161. Retrieved 30 January 2017.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ "History: Our Judicial Officers - About Us - Superior Court - Delaware Courts - State of Delaware". courts.delaware.gov. Retrieved 2017-01-19. 
  3. ^ "Judicial Officers - Court of Chancery - Delaware Courts - State of Delaware". courts.delaware.gov. Retrieved 2017-01-19. 
  4. ^ "History: Our Judicial Officers - About Us - Superior Court - Delaware Courts - State of Delaware". courts.delaware.gov. Retrieved 2017-01-19. 
  5. ^ Solomon, Steven Davidoff. "After 25 Years on the Bench, a Chance to Stretch". DealBook. Retrieved 2017-01-19.