January 23, 1987

The President today announced his intention to nominate Charles A. Shanor, of Georgia, to be General Counsel of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for a term of 4 years. He would succeed David L. Slate.

Since 1975 Mr. Shanor has been a professor of law at Emory University School of Law in Atlanta, GA, where he served as associate dean, 1981 - 1984. Previously, he was an associate partner with the law firm of Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan in Atlanta, 1973 - 1975; and a law clerk for the Honorable Elbert P. Tuttle, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1972 - 1973.

Mr. Shanor graduated from Rice University (B.A., 1968), Oxford University (B.A., 1972; M.A., 1977, Rhodes scholar), and the University of Virginia (J.D., 1973). He is married, has two children, and resides in Atlanta. Mr. Shanor was born September 17, 1946, in Wilmington, NC.