George Nelson Lindsay Edit Profile
Bachelor, Yale University, 1941; Bachelor of Laws, Yale University, 1947.
Associate, Debevoise & Plimpton and predecessors, New York City, 1947-1954; partner, Debevoise & Plimpton (and predecessor firms), New York City, 1955-1990; presiding partner, Debevoise & Plimpton and predecessors, New York City, 1980-1987; of counsel, Debevoise & Plimpton and predecessors, New York City, 1991-1993; resident partner, Debevoise & Plimpton and predecessors, London, 1989-1990. Member of advisory county of Africa, Department State, 1964-1968. Member Executive Committee Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, 1969-1995, co-chairman 1969-1971.
Member urban design council City of New York, 1969-1975. Board directors African-American Institute, 1969-1995, chairman board directors, 1981-1984. Trustee, member council Yale University, 1973-1978, 81-86, vice president, 1976-1978, 81-86.
Board directors Planned Parenthood-World Population, 1965-1968, chairman board directors, 1965-1966. Trustee Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1981-1991, vice chairman, 1986-1989, honorary trustee, 1991-1995. Board directors The Ogilvy Group, Inc., 1962-1989, American Ditchley Foundation, 1985-1995.
Fellow American Bar Foundation, New York Bar Foundation. Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York (member executive committee 1973-1977, chairman executive committee 1976-1977, vice president 1977), American Judicature Society, American Association International Commission Jurists (board directors 1969-1995, chairman board directors 1983-1988), Council Foreign Relations, Overseas Development Council.
Married Mary Sloan Dickey, April 13, 1946. Children: George Nelson Junior, Louise Dickey, Stephen Whitney, Peter Vliet.
1947 - 1954
1955 - 1990