Delaware’s Governor has made a double nomination to fill departing Chief Justice Leo Strine Jr.’s seat on the Delaware Supreme Court.  Current Delaware Supreme Court Justice Collins J. Seitz Jr. has been nominated to take the role of Chief, and Vice Chancellor Tamika Montgomery-Reeves has been nominated to fill Justice Seitz’s seat.

With respect to appraisal and how these nominations may ultimately shape Delaware law, Law360 [$$$] quotes Professor Minor Myers as saying “Given Seitz’s experience at a boutique Delaware firm that represented clients as plaintiffs, I think elevating him to chief justice could send an important signal to investors that the playing field is level in the Delaware courts[.]”