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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.


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.