Powell Elected President of the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers

March 30, 2019Press Release


(Wilmington, DE – March 30, 2019) The Fellows of the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers have elected Norman M. Powell to the position of President for the 2019-20 year.  Founded in 1991, the College is dedicated to promoting the field of commercial finance law, and offers a venue to promote and recognize outstanding achievement and advances through education, legislative reform, and the recognition of distinguished practitioners, jurists and academics.  The College’s mission is to bring together into an association those highly qualified members of the legal profession who, by reason of their character, skill, and ability, will contribute to the goals, accomplishments and good fellowship of the College.

Mr. Powell has been a Fellow in the College since 2006, a member of its Executive Committee since 2015, and previously served as a Regent and as Chairman of its Fellows Nominating Committee.  Additional information about the College is available at https://www.accfl.com.. 

Mr. Powell is a partner in the Delaware law firm of Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, where his practice includes formation of and service as Delaware counsel to corporations, limited liability companies, and statutory trusts, and the delivery of legal opinions relating to such entities, security interests, and other matters of Delaware law.  He is an elected member of the American Law Institute, a member of the Permanent Editorial Board on the Uniform Commercial Code, and Content Officer of the American Bar Association Business Law Section.  Since 2014, Mr. Powell has taught Secured Transactions (UCC Article 9) as an adjunct professor at the Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law. He is admitted to practice in Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.

Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP counsels national and international clients, handling sophisticated advisory and litigation matters involving bankruptcy, intellectual property, corporate and alternative entity law. Young Conaway also guides regional businesses through a myriad of employment, education, real estate, tax, estate planning, environmental, and banking issues. For additional information, contact Marketing and Business Development Director Felicia Gojmerac, [email protected].