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Lionel Herbert Olmer

Lionel Herbert Olmer, American Lawyer. Bar: Connecticut 1963, District of Columbia 1975. Board of directors International Rescue Committee, 1980-1985. Member Connecticut Bar Association, Federal Bar Association.


  • Olmer, Lionel Herbert was born on November 11, 1934 in New Haven. Son of Abraham and Gertrude (Jacobs) Olmer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Connecticut, 1956. Juris Doctor, American University, 1963. Postgraduate, National War College, 1973.


    • Commissioned ensign, United States Navyadvanced through grades to captain, United States Navy, 1977;sea duty and shore assignments in, Japan, Philippines, Hawaii, and the Atlanticstaff of chief of naval operations, 1969-1972;staff executive, President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board, 1973-1977;retired, 1977;director international programs, Motorola Corporation, Washington, 1977-1981;undersecretary international trade, unites states department Commerce, Washington, 1981-1985;partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, Washington, since 1985. Board directors Dresser Industries.


    Member, Board of Directors: Dresser Industries, 1986—. International Rescue Committee, 1977—. Atlantic Council, 1987—.

    Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, 1981-1985. Counsel to United States.-China Business Council, 1989. Member, Board of Directors: SIPEX Corporation.

    Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Member: The District of Columbia Bar. Connecticut Bar Association.


    • Married Jody R. Westby, 1992. Children from a previous marriage: Stuart A., Sally A.
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    Born November 11, 1934