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President Obama Nominates Caplin Attorney To Head DOJ Tax Division
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President Obama Nominates Caplin Attorney To Head DOJ Tax Division

Date: 2/25/2015

On February 25, 2015 Law360 reported on President Barack Obama's nomination of Caplin & Drysdale's Cono R. Namorato to the top spot in the U.S. Department of Justice's Tax Division to replace Tamara W. Ashford, who was confirmed to the U.S. Tax Court in November.  If confirmed, Mr. Namorato would return to the DOJ, where he has held numerous positions, including chief of the criminal section and deputy assistant attorney general in charge of criminal tax enforcement in the 1970s.  As head of the DOJ tax division, Mr. Namorato will oversee more than 350 attorneys and the enforcement of the nation's tax laws, including the government's efforts to crack down on international tax evasion.  For the complete article, please visit Law360's website (subscription required).

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