PITTSBURGH, Dec. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) has announced that its legal department has been named to The Legal 500's GC Powerlist: U.S. Teams, which honors the best in-house legal departments in the United States.
"Our legal department is deeply honored by this recognition, all the more so as it validates the efforts that we are making as part of the U. S. Steel team to reestablish the global prominence of this iconic company," said Suzanne Folsom, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, and Senior Vice President – Government Affairs. "We are likewise grateful to U. S. Steel's leadership team, which has empowered us to work creatively and cooperatively with our business units."
This is the U. S. Steel legal department's third major award this year. The group was recognized as the winner for both General Excellence and Diversity in The Legal Intelligencer's Best Legal Departments earlier in 2015.
"I am immensely proud of our legal team for winning this recognition. Suzanne and her staff define the idea of in-house counsel at its best – as an engine that drives both compliance and business growth." said Mario Longhi, President and Chief Executive Officer. "It is with such great professionals in our ranks that we are working to build the future of U. S. Steel."
SOURCE United States Steel Corporation