PITTSBURGH, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) today announced that Suzanne Rich Folsom, general counsel and senior vice president – governmental affairs, has been named a Best General Counsel by The Ethisphere Institute in their annual list of "Attorneys Who Matter." Folsom was honored for the second consecutive year for her expertise and body of work as a general counsel and corporate compliance leader.
"Suzanne's outstanding legal, regulatory and compliance accomplishments and her steadfast commitment to good governance speak volumes of her talents as a leading general counsel," said Mario Longhi, president and chief executive officer of United States Steel. "We are fortunate to have her guidance and expertise on our team as we continue the Carnegie Way journey."
Folsom was honored alongside general counsels from iconic companies including PepsiCo, Ford Motor Company and Verizon, among others. Throughout her career she has worked in multiple corporations and organizations, transforming their legal, regulatory and compliance functions into best-in-class programs and establishing leading practices within the corporate world.
Founded in 2007, The Ethisphere Institute is a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. The 2014 Attorneys Who Matter represent Ethisphere's list of the best and brightest minds in the legal field.
United States Steel Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa., is a leading integrated steel producer and Fortune 200 company with major production operations in the United States, Canada and Central Europe and an annual raw steelmaking capability of 27 million net tons. The company manufactures a wide range of value-added steel sheet and tubular products for the automotive, appliance, container, industrial machinery, construction, and oil and gas industries. For more information about U. S. Steel, please visit www.ussteel.com.
SOURCE United States Steel Corporation