Tuesday, February 4, 2020
President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate and Appoint Individuals to Key Administration Posts:
Richard E. Zuckerman of Michigan, to be an Assistant Attorney General (Tax Division).
Mr. Zuckerman currently serves as the Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Tax Division at the Department of Justice, where he also serves as the Division’s Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Criminal Matters. Mr. Zuckerman began his legal career as a trial lawyer with the Organized Crime and Racketeering Section assigned to the Detroit Strike Force at the Department of Justice, prosecuting complex organized crime cases as well as criminal tax cases relating to organized crime figures. Mr. Zuckerman was previously a partner at Honigman LLP in Detroit. Prior to his legal career, Mr. Zuckerman served 4 years as an officer in the United States Navy. Mr. Zuckerman received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Michigan, a J.D. from Southwestern University, and has advanced education in taxation from Wayne State University School of Law.
National Law Journal, Trump Finally Nominates a Tax Division Leader for Main Justice