On April 13, 2017, the United States Court for the District of Delaware announced that The Honorable Gregory M. Sleet will take senior status as of May 1, 2017. Judge Sleet has served as a District Judge for the District of Delaware since 1998. He served as Chief Judge for the District of Delaware from 2007 to 2014.
The Court’s announcement notes that Judge Sleet has handled one of the busiest, most complex dockets in the nation during his nearly 19 years on the bench and has served with great distinction. The Court’s announcement also notes that Judge Sleet intends to render substantial judicial service as a Senior Judge.
Given the announcement earlier this year that Senior Judge Sue Robinson will retire in August, the District of Delaware will have two District Judge vacancies as of May 1, 2017. The Court hopes to fill the vacancies in a timely manner.
A copy of the Court’s announcement is attached.