A Chicago attorney has been confirmed as the United States' ambassador to the Czech Republic.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin issued a statement Wednesday after the U.S. Senate confirmed Andrew Schapiro as ambassador. Durbin says Schapiro is the son of a Czech immigrant and takes the post at "an important time." Durbin says the Czech Republic is "one of our most important NATO allies."
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Schapiro graduated from high school in the southern Chicago suburbs and is currently a partner at an international law firm in downtown Chicago. He graduated from Harvard Law School and was a law clerk at both the U.S. Supreme Court and federal court.