The President announced today his intention to nominate James L. Malone to be an Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs.
Since 1978 Mr. Malone has practiced law with the Washington law firm of Doub and Muntzing, Chartered. The practice of the firm was principally devoted to energy law and international business and economic matters. Previously he was Ambassador and U.S. Representative to the Conference of the Committee on Disarmament (CCD) in 1976-77. In 1971-73 Mr. Malone served as Assistant General Counsel to the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency and from 1973 to 1976 served as General Counsel. He served as senior principal trial attorney for the Federal Maritime Commission in 1970-71.
He was a visiting professor of law, School of Law, University of Texas, in 1969; dean and professor of law, College of Law, Wilamette University in 1967-68; assistant dean and lecturer-in-law, School of Law, University of California, Los Angeles, in 1961—67. He was graduated from Pomona College (B.A., 1953), Stanford Law School (I.D., 1959).
Mr. Malone served as instructor, the Infantry School, Fort Benning, Ga., with the rank of first lieutenant in the U.S. Army from May 1954 to March 1956. He is a member of the District of Columbia, California, and American Bar Associations. He has authored various books and articles.
Mr. Malone is married and has three children and resides with his family in McLean, Va. He was born in Los Angeles, Calif., on December 22, 1931.