Ambassador C. Boyden Gray recently served as special envoy for European Union Affairs and special envoy for Eurasian Energy. He previously served as the U.S. Ambassador to the European Union. Prior to these appointments, Gray was a partner in the Wilmer, Cutler, Pickering, Hale and Dorr law firm in Washington, D.C. He served as White House counsel in the administration of George H. W. Bush from 1989 to 1993, and earlier served as legal counsel to Vice President Bush.
At Wilmer, Cutler, Pickering, Hale, and Dorr, Gray’s practice focused on a range of regulatory matters with emphasis on environment, energy, antitrust, public health, and information technology. He served as counsel to the Presidential Task Force on Regulatory Relief during the Reagan Administration. While working as White House counsel, Gray was one of the principal architects of the 1991 Clean Air Act Amendments.
Gray has served on the boards of numerous charitable, educational, and professional organizations.
Ambassador Gray received a Bachelor’s degree magna cum laude from Harvard and a J.D. from the University of North Carolina. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps and has one daughter.
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