Cornell Leverette Moore
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Cornell Leverette Moore

Of Counsel
moore.cornell@dorsey.com

Overview

CORNELL IS OF COUNSEL, A MEMBER OF THE FIRM'S RECRUITING COMMITTEE IN THE MINNEAPOLIS OFFICE AND CO-CHAIR OF DORSEY'S FIRM-WIDE DIVERSITY STEERING COMMITTEE.

Cornell represents major energy and natural resource companies. He is involved in counseling and advising numerous governmental, private and public company executives as it relates to their strategic plans, ongoing and divested operations. He is a noted advisor in the fields of municipal operations, higher education, public affairs, community service and finance.

Financial Services Background

  • Dorsey Partner for 20 years 
  • Regional Counsel, Office of Comptroller of Currency
  • Legal Officer, Northwestern Bank of Minneapolis
  • Co-Founder, Shelard National Bank
  • Graduate, Crocker Bank Trust Administration Program
  • Graduate, Comptroller of Currency Trust School
  • Passed FINRA Series 7, 24, 53, 63 examinations
  • Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Miller & Schroeder Financial
  • Member of various investment committees for higher education institutions

Education & Admissions

Howard University School of Law (J.D., 1964)

Virginia Union University (A.B., Socio Economics, 1961)

Admissions

  • Minnesota

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • Part Owner of the Minnesota Twins, 1986-1995
  • Winner of two World Series, 1987 and 1991
  • Aquatennial Commodore - Minneapolis Summer Festival, 1997 – 1998
  • Co-chairman - Minneapolis African American Family Services Capital Campaign, 1997 – 2001
  • Board Member, Minnesota Better Business Bureau, 1999-2001
  • Board Member, William Mitchell College of Law, 1995-2002
  • Advisory Board Member, Marquette Golden Valley Bank, 1978-2002
  • Twin Cities Advisory Board of Bank of America, N.A., 2001-2002
  • Board Member, Greater Minneapolis Metropolitan Housing Corporation
  • Board Member, Greater Minneapolis Convention and Visitors Association, Past Chairman
  • Minneapolis Public Housing Authority, Past Chairman
  • Former Board Member, Dunwoody College of Technology
  • Former Board Member, UNCF-Minnesota Advisory Board
  • Former Board Member, Virginia Union University
  • Former Board Member, Johnson C. Smith University
  • Former Board Member, Howard University
  • Member, Securities Industry Association, Legal Roundtable
  • Public Securities Association, Task Force on Rule G-37 and G-8 (Political Contribution and Gifts)
  • Executive Board Member, Northern Star Council, Boy Scouts of America
  • 2005 Recipient of Child of America Award, George Washington Carver Foundation, Norwalk, CT
  • Presented the Silver Beaver Award, Boy Scouts of America, April 2005
  • Awarded the Whitney M. Young Jr. Service Award, Boy Scouts of America, 2005
  • Presented an Official Citation of State of Connecticut, General Assembly, April 2005
  • Proclaimed Honorary Georgia Citizen by Secretary of State
  • Elected Grand Sire Archon-Elect, Grand Boulé, Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, Inc., 2004
  • Founding Board Member, Twin Cities Diversity in Practice, Minneapolis, 2005
  • Former Board member, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Cincinnati, OH
  • 2007 Kappa Alpha Psi Distinguished Citizen Award
  • Member, National Advisory Board, The History Makers, Chicago, IL
  • 2010 Legacy Award, Pan African Community Endowment
  • Namesake of Wenda & Cornell Moore Multi Cultural Center, Dunwoody College
  • Former Chair, John H. Johnson School of Communications, Howard University
Cornell Leverette Moore