Paul Cambon, Founding Partner

Paul Cambon

Career Summary

  • Founding Partner, The Livingston Group L.L.C.
  • Government Relations Specialist, Jones Walker Law Firm
  • Legislative Assistant and Legislative Director, Congressman Robert L. Livingston (R-LA)
  • Associate Staff designee, House Appropriations Committee, Congressman Robert L. Livingston (R-LA) (Top Secret Clearance)


  • Louisiana State University, Bachelor of Arts

Paul Cambon is a Founding Partner of The Livingston Group, having worked previously for Congressman Bob Livingston as legislative director and associate appropriations committee staff for over 22 years. Mr. Cambon served as a primary advisor on all federal appropriations and related Congressional authorization committee and federal agency and executive branch policy matters.

Mr. Cambon concurrently serves as a Director of Government Relations for the Jones Walker law firm, which has maintained a strategic alliance with The Livingston Group since 1999. Founded in 1937, Jones Walker serves local, regional, national and international business interests in a wide range of markets and industries through approximately 355 attorneys in Alabama, Arizona, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York and Texas.

Paul Cambon has expertise and extensive experience in the development and implementation of the 12 annual federal appropriations measures, related authorization bills, and federal agency and executive branch programmatic, jurisdictional and policy issues. During his time with The Livingston Group and Jones Walker, Mr. Cambon has applied this experience towards assisting clients in achieving their policy, regulatory and legislative goals with key members of various Congressional committees, the White House and executive branch agencies.

Among the industry sectors which Mr. Cambon has advocated issues and prepared appropriations and authorization bill and report legislative language for include: financial services, national security, information technology, education, the corps of engineers, transportation and infrastructure, maritime, energy and social services. Mr. Cambon maintains a vast network of contacts in the federal, congressional and private sectors.

Since 1999, Mr. Cambon has been honored to provide ongoing volunteer services and support to the National World War II Museum in New Orleans.

Paul Cambon received his bachelor of arts degree from Louisiana State University in 1976.

Significant Associations, Activities and Accomplishments

  • Expert on federal appropriations and authorization funding process as well as related House and Senate committee, federal agency, and executive branch programmatic jurisdictional issues