The President today announced his intention to nominate Peter J. Wallison to be General Counsel for Department of the Treasury.
Since 1977 Mr. Wallison has been a partner with the firm of Rogers & Wells of New York City, specializing in general corporate, securities, and financial law. In 1974-77 he was Counsel to the Vice President of the United States. He was Counsel to the Commission on Critical Choices for Americans in 1973-74, and was special assistant to Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller in 1972-73. Mr. Wallison was a Senior Staff Associate, President's Advisory Council on Executive Organization, in 1969-70.
Mr. Wallison is a member of the New York, District of Columbia, and American Bar Associations. He was graduated from Harvard College (B.A., 1963) and Harvard Law School (LL.B., 1966).
Mr. Wallison is married, has three children, and resides in Scarsdale, N.Y. He was born on June 6, 1941, in New York, N.Y.