NEW YORK, NY, May 14, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Leslie B. Samuels with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Samuels celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1963, Mr. Samuels enrolled at Harvard Law School, where he earned a Bachelor of Laws, magna cum laude, in 1966, and was an editor of The Law Review. He further completed postgraduate coursework at the London School of Economics between 1966 and 1967 under a Fulbright fellowship. Subsequently, Mr. Samuels began his career as a tax analyst for the Gulf Oil Company in London, England from 1967 to 1968.
Shortly thereafter, Mr. Samuels accepted the position of an associate with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York, NY in 1968. Admitted to practice law in New York State in 1969, he later found success with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in 1975 as a partner until his departure in 1993.
From 1993 to 1996, Mr. Samuels, having been appointed by President Clinton, served as the assistant secretary for tax policy with the United States Department of Treasury in Washington D.C. While serving as the vice-chair for the committee of fiscal affairs with the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development between 1994 and 1996, he simultaneously was a member of the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities in Washington, D.C. Mr. Samuels returned to Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP as a partner in 1996 and was appointed senior counsel in 2012.
Civically, Mr. Samuels has been involved with the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council in New York, NY, the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation in New York, NY, Unite to Save the Frick in New York, NY, and the Carter Mondale Transition Planning Group in Washington, D.C. An expert in the field, he has contributed his research to articles published in professional journals. He maintains an affiliation with the New York State Bar Association, the Harvard Club, the Council on Foreign Relations, the Tax Policy Center, and the Hamilton Project.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Mr. Samuels has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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