Andrew Schapiro

Ambassador to the Czech Republic


U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic, Mr. Schapiro has also worked as a lawyer and was a major fundraiser for President Obama’s campaign. As a lawyer, he specialized in appeal work for Quinn Emanuel Urquhart and Sullivan (2011). Mr. Schapiro was a partner of the private law firm Mayer Brown (2001), and worked in the Federal Defenders Office for the Southern District of New York (1993). He clerked for Judge Richard Posner (1991–1992) and Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun (1992–1993). Mr. Schapiro received a B.A. from Yale University, an M.A. from Oxford University, and a law degree from Harvard University.