Norm Powell is a partner in the law firm of Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP and an adjunct professor at Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law. His primary interests include secured transactions, alternative entities, and third party legal opinions. He makes presentations for bar associations, trade groups, and law firms, and publishes in a variety of law journals and other periodicals. An elected member of the American Law Institute (“ALI”), he is a member of the American Bar Association (“ABA”) Standing Committee on Publishing Oversight, its Business Law Section’s Content Officer (2017-2021), and a former Chair of its Uniform Commercial Code Committee (2012-2015). Mr. Powell is a Fellow of the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers, and currently serves as its President (2019-2020). He serves on the Editorial Advisory Boards of both ALI’s The Practical Lawyer and Thomson Reuters/West’s UCC Law Journal. Mr. Powell is a member of the Permanent Editorial Board for Uniform Commercial Code, and is a member of the ALI/ULC Joint Committee on Emerging Technology. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Working Group on Legal Opinions Foundation (2019-2021). Mr. Powell is admitted to practice in Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.