December 11, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Ronald Alan Pearlman to be an Assistant Secretary of Treasury (Tax Policy). He would succeed John E. Chapoton.

Mr. Pearlman is currently Deputy Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy (Department of the Treasury). He has served as an adjunct professor of law, Washington University School of Law, since 1971. Previously, he was a partner (1971-1983) and associate (1969-1970) with the law firm of Thompson & Mitchell and attorney-adviser (tax), Office of the Chief Counsel, Interpretative Division, Internal Revenue Service (1965-1969).

Mr. Pearlman graduated from Northwestern University (B.A., 1961; J.D., 1965) and Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M., 1967). He is married, has two children, and resides in Bethesda, MD. He was born July 10, 1940, in Hamilton, OH.