Vincent J. Lembo is Vice President and Senior Counsel for Northeastern University. He also serves as Secretary to the Northeastern University Corporation and Board of Trustees.
Mr. Lembo came to Northeastern University in 1979, working in both the development office of the School of Law and the government relations office before assuming the position of University Counsel in 1982, a position he held for 28 years. He continued working as the University’s state lobbyist until 1987.
Mr. Lembo has been elected to the position of Secretary to the Northeastern University Corporation and the Board of Trustees annually since 1988. Prior to his election, he served as Assistant Secretary and Director of Trustee Services for four years.
In addition, Mr. Lembo has been the Administrator/Secretary for three presidential searches, 1988-89, 1995-96, and 2005-06. He also served as Chairman of President Richard M. Freeland’s inaugural committee in 1996.
From 1977 to 1978 Vice President Lembo served as Law Clerk to The Honorable John F. Doris of the Rhode Island Supreme Court. He then practiced law in Woonsocket, Rhode Island before coming back to Northeastern University.
Mr. Lembo is a magna cum laude graduate in political science from Northeastern University, Class of 1973. During that time he was elected President of the Northeastern University Student Government. He graduated from the Northeastern University School of Law in 1976, where he served as the Chief Teaching Assistant for Legal Writing in his third year.
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