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U. S. Steel Appoints George J. Stewart Senior Counsel-Tubular


DALLAS, July 11 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) today announced the appointment of George J. Stewart as senior counsel- Tubular. In his new role, which began July 1, Stewart is responsible for establishing and supervising a Dallas-based extension of U. S. Steel's law department that will support the company's tubular business unit.

Stewart's career at U. S. Steel began in 1990 as an intern in the company's law department at its Pittsburgh headquarters. He was promoted through a series of positions in the litigation, international law and commercial sections of the department before being named assistant general counsel at U. S. Steel Kosice in the Slovak Republic in 2001. Two years later, he was appointed executive director-legal and general affairs at U. S. Steel Serbia. He returned to the United States and the company's headquarters in October 2004 when he was promoted to his most recent post, general attorney-commercial.

Born in New York City and raised in New Fairfield, Conn., Stewart, 42, graduated from West Virginia Wesleyan College in Buckhannon, W. Va., in 1986 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology. He completed his juris doctor degree at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh in 1992.

He and his wife, Jenny, and their children, Sarah and Connor, will relocate to the Dallas area.

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SOURCE: United States Steel Corporation

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