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Arden  T. Phillips

Arden T. Phillips

United States Steel Corporation
Corporate Secretary and Associate General Counsel
Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Mr. Phillips is Corporate Secretary and Associate General Counsel of United States Steel Corporation, a Fortune 250 company.  In this role, he is primarily responsible for the review of SEC disclosure, compliance with NYSE listing standards, coordinating meetings and other matters related to the board of directors, and implementing various best in class governance policies and practices.

Prior to United States Steel Corporation, Phillips worked for several years in roles of increasing responsibility at WGL Holdings, Inc., a publicly traded utility holding company headquartered in Washington, DC.  Prior to WGL Holdings, Inc., Phillips worked at private law firms where he drafted various corporate transactional documents and obtained experience with mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and complex finance transactions such as equity offerings, syndicated credit facilities, medium-term note deals and commercial paper programs.

Phillips is a frequent speaker and writer on corporate governance issues and has been published in several periodicals.  He also is past chair of the Corporate and Securities Law Committee of the Association of Corporate Counsel and currently serves on the board of directors of the Society for Corporate Governance.

Phillips earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Columbia University and a Juris Doctor degree from the Duke University School of Law.


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