Lewis A. Steverson

by LP Green, II
Lewis A. Steverson
Senior Vice President & General Counsel

Lewis A. Steverson is Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Corning Incorporated. Steverson serves on Corning’s Management Committee, which is responsible for the company’s overall leadership, strategic direction, policy-making, and governance. As General Counsel, Steverson advises the company, the committee and the Board of Directors on all legal matters and manages the 150-member global law department.


Since joining Corning in 2013, Steverson has restructured the Law Department and redefined its strategic purpose. He helped manage Corning’s purchase of 50% of the outstanding equity in a joint venture with Samsung Corporation in Korea, a transaction that increased Corning’s annual revenue by nearly $3 billion. In 2015, Steverson negotiated the realignment of Corning’s ownership interest in Dow Corning, a 75-year-old joint venture with Dow Chemical, which resulted in Corning exchanging its 50% ownership interest for $4.8 billion and a 40.25% ownership interest in Hemlock Semiconductor Group.


Previously, Steverson spent 18 years with Motorola Solutions, Inc., where he held a variety of leadership roles, including Senior Vice President and General Counsel.


Steverson earned his bachelor’s degree from Siena College and his Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School.

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