The President today announced that he will nominate James W. Moorman, of California, to be an Assistant Attorney General.
Since 1974 Mr. Moorman has been staff attorney for the Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund, Inc., in San Francisco.
Born November 22, 1937, in Pittsburgh, Pa., Mr. Moorman received his A.B. and LL.B. degrees from Duke University.
From 1963 to 1966, Mr. Moorman was with the law firm of Davis, Polk & Wardell in New York City. From 1966 to 1969, he was a trial attorney with the Department of Justice in the Land and Natural Resources Division. He was a staff attorney with the Center for Law and Social Policy from 1969 to 1971. From 1971 to 1974, he was executive director and later staff attorney for the Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund, Inc.