Nomination of Charles A. Shanor To Be General Counsel of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

January 23, 1987

The President today announced his intention to nominate Charles A. Shanor, of Georgia, to be General Counsel of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for a term of 4 years. He would succeed David L. Slate.

Since 1975 Mr. Shanor has been a professor of law at Emory University School of Law in Atlanta, GA, where he served as associate dean, 1981 - 1984. Previously, he was an associate partner with the law firm of Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan in Atlanta, 1973 - 1975; and a law clerk for the Honorable Elbert P. Tuttle, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1972 - 1973.

Mr. Shanor graduated from Rice University (B.A., 1968), Oxford University (B.A., 1972; M.A., 1977, Rhodes scholar), and the University of Virginia (J.D., 1973). He is married, has two children, and resides in Atlanta. Mr. Shanor was born September 17, 1946, in Wilmington, NC.