Nomination of Charles F. Rule To Be an Assistant Attorney General

April 21, 1987

The President today announced his intention to nominate Charles F. Rule to be an Assistant Attorney General (Antitrust Division). He would succeed Douglas H. Ginsburg.

Mr. Rule is currently Acting Assistant Attorney General (Antitrust Division) at the Department of Justice. Previously, he served at the Department of Justice as Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Regulatory Affairs (Antitrust Division), 1985 - 1986; Acting Assistant Attorney General, April 1985 - September 1985; Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Policy, Planning & Legislation, 1984 - 1985; and special assistant, Antitrust Division, 1982 - 1984.

Mr. Rule graduated from Vanderbilt University (B.A., summa cum laude, 1978) and the University of Chicago Law School (J.D., 1981). He was born April 28, 1955, in Nashville, TN. Mr. Rule is married, has one child, and resides in Washington, DC.