Paul C. Lambert

Mr. Lambert served as the United States Ambassador to Ecuador from 1990-1992.

Born in New York City, Ambassador Lambert graduated from Yale University (A.B.) in 1950 and received his law degree (J.D.) from Harvard Law School in 1953. After Harvard Law School, he served in the US Army (G-2) from 1953-1955. Mr. Lambert began his professional career in 1955 with the law firm of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy in New York City. He was a partner of Breed, Abbott & Morgan from 1966-1990, when he became a United States Ambassador. He is a member of the American, New York State, and New York City Bar Associations and has been an American Law Institute Lecturer.

Mr. Lambert has been active in New York State politics for many years and was a member of the Executive Committee of the New York State Republican Party from 1983-1990. He also served as a Steering Committee and Finance Committee member of the 1988 George Bush for President election campaign and was a member of the New York Delegation to the Republican National Conventions in 1984, 1988, and 1992.

Mr. Lambert also has been active in support of his Alma Mater, Yale University, serving as Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Association of Yale Alumni, as a Director of the Yale Alumni Fund, and as a member of the Yale Development Board, the Honorary Degree Committee, and the University Council. In recognition of his service to the University, he was awarded the Yale Medal in 1988. Mr. Lambert is a past Director and Secretary of the National Society to Prevent Blindness. He also is a past Trustee of The Hotchkiss School and former Vice President and Trustee of The Brearley School. He is currently Secretary and a member of the Board of Directors of The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.

Ambassadorial Post(s)

Ecuador, (1990 - 1992)

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