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Department of Justice - Nomination of M. Carr Ferguson To Be Assistant Attorney General

June 03, 1977

The President today announced that he will nominate M. Carr Ferguson, of New York, N.Y., to be Assistant Attorney General. Ferguson is a professor of law at New York University School of Law, and counsel for the law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, in New York.

He was born February 10, 1931, in Washington, D.C. He received a B.A. in 1952 and an LL.B. in 1954 from Cornell University, and an LL.M. from New York University in 1960.

From 1954 to 1959, Ferguson was a trial attorney in the Tax Division at the Department of Justice. From 1960 to 1962, he was an assistant professor of law at the University of Iowa. He has been at N.Y.U. since 1962 and with Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz since 1968.

Jimmy Carter, Department of Justice - Nomination of M. Carr Ferguson To Be Assistant Attorney General Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/243407