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Veasey, Eugene Norman was born on January 9, 1933 in Wilmington, Delaware, United States. Son of Eugene E. and Elizabeth B. (Norman) Veasey.


Dartmouth College (Bachelor of Arts). University of Pennsylvania (Bachelor of Laws).


Deputy attorney general State of Delaware, 1961-1962. Chief deputy, 1962-1963. Partner Richards, Layton & Finger, Wilmington, Delaware, 1963-1992.

Chief justice Delaware Supreme Court, 1992—2004. Senior partner Weil, Gotshal, & Manges, New York City, since 2004.


Board advisors University Pennsylvania Institute for Law and Economics Captain Delaware Air National Guard, 1957-1963. Fellow American Bar Foundation, American College Trial Lawyers, American Intellectual Property Law Association. Member Delaware Board Bar Examiners (chairman 1973-1980), Delaware Bar Association (president 1982-1983, chairman corporation law committee 1969-1974, chairman rules committee Delaware Supreme Court 1974-1980), American Bar Association (chair business law section 1994-1995, chair special committee on ethics 2000 since 1997), American Law Institute (board directors conference chief jusice 1994-1996, chair professionalism committee 1994-1998, 1st vice president 1998, president-elect 1998-1999, president 1999-1900), National Center State Courts (chair board directors 1999-1900).


Married Suzanne Johnson, August 4, 1956. Children: Andrew Scott, Dluglas Ross, E. Norman Junior, Marian Elizabeth.