THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT NAMES JOSEPH H. GALE AS UNITED STATES TAX COURT JUDGE
The President today announced his intention to nominate Joseph H. Gale of Virginia to be a judge on the United States Tax Court.
Mr. Gale has served as Minority Chief Tax Counsel for the Senate Committee on Finance since January 1995. Previously he was the Committee's Chief Tax Counsel from January 1993 to January 1995. Mr. Gale was Chief Counsel for Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D-NY) from 1990 to 1993. He has also been an associate attorney with the law firms of Dickstein, Shapiro & Morin in Washington, D.C. and Dewey, Ballantine, Bushby Palmer & Wood in Washington, D.C. and New York, N.Y.
Mr. Gale was born in Smithfield, Virginia on August 26, 1953. He received an A.B. in Philosophy from Princeton University in 1976 and a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1980, where he was a Dillard Fellow from 1979 to 1980. He resides in Washington.