Norman M. Powell of Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor was elected as the American Bar Association’s representative to the Uniform Commercial Code permanent editorial board.

He was elected by the ABA’s board of governors to a three-year term.

The editorial board is composed of members from the American Law Institute and the Uniform Law Commission, according to a release.

It assists and maintains uniformity in state statutes governing commercial transactions by discouraging non-uniform amendments to the Uniform Commercial Code.

Powell, a partner with Young Conaway, concentrates his practice on the structure and use of Delaware entities, and frequently provides third-party legal opinions concerning Delaware entities, security interests and other applicable Delaware law.