Ambassador Anthony Harrington is Managing Board Chair and leads the firm’s Americas practice at Albright Stonebridge Group, part of Dentons Global Advisors.
Ambassador Harrington served as U.S. ambassador to Brazil, nominated by President Clinton and confirmed by the U.S. Senate with bipartisan support in a record twelve days. During his time as ambassador, he carried out a mandate to upgrade the level of bilateral relations between the U.S. and Brazil and worked closely with both U.S. and Brazilian companies to strengthen business and economic ties. In recognition of his accomplishments, he was awarded the Order of Rio Branco, Grand Cross, by the Government of Brazil.
Previously, Ambassador Harrington was a senior corporate partner with global law firm Hogan Lovells and a co-founder, director and investor in companies in the communications industry. He also served as Chairman of the President’s Intelligence Oversight Board, Vice Chairman of the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board, and a member of the congressionally-created Commission on the Roles and Capabilities of the U.S. Intelligence Community. He is Chair Emeritus of the Brazil-U.S. Business Council and the Brazil Institute of the Woodrow Wilson Center, a Trustee of the Committee for Economic Development, and a member of the UN Foundation Global Leadership Council.
Ambassador Harrington received his B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a Morehead Scholar and a J.D. from the Duke University School of Law.