July 11, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate William F. Nelson to be an Assistant General Counsel in the Department of the Treasury (Chief Counsel for the Internal Revenue Service). He would succeed Fred T. Goldberg, Jr.

Mr. Nelson is a partner with the firm of King & Spaulding in Atlanta, GA, a position he has held since 1978; and previously he was an associate with King & Spalding from 1972 to 1978.

He graduated from Mississippi State University (B.S., 1969) and the University of Virginia (J.D., 1972). He has three children and resides in Atlanta, GA. Mr. Nelson was born May 2, 1947, in Jackson, MS.