AMBAC FINANCIAL GROUP, INC.
Power of Attorney
KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS that the undersigned director and officer of Ambac Financial Group, Inc., a
Delaware corporation, hereby constitutes and appoints each of Thomas J. Gandolfo and Anne Gill Kelly, as his true and lawful
attorney-in-fact and agent, with full power of substitution, for him and in his name, place and stead, in any and all capacities, to
sign the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2004 , to be filed with the Securities and Exchange
Commission and the New York Stock Exchange, and any and all amendments thereto, and any and all instruments and
documents filed as a part of or in connection with the said Form 10-K or amendments thereto, and does hereby grant unto each
said attorney-in-fact and agent full power and authority to do and perform each and every act and thing requisite and necessary
to be done in and about the premises, as fully to all intents and purposes as he or she might or could do in person, hereby
ratifying and confirming all that each said attorney-in-fact and agent shall do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has subscribed these presents as of this 15th day of March, 2005.
/s/ Phillip B. Lassiter
Phillip B. Lassiter