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Daniel K. Tarullo

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Daniel K. Tarullo took office on January 28, 2009, to fill an unexpired term ending January 31, 2022.

Prior to his appointment to the Board, Mr. Tarullo was Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center, where he taught courses in international financial regulation, international law, and banking law.  Prior to joining the Georgetown Law faculty, Mr. Tarullo held several senior positions in the Clinton administration.

From 1993 to 1998, Mr. Tarullo served, successively, as Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs, Deputy Assistant to the President for Economic Policy, and Assistant to the President for International Economic Policy.  He also served as a principal on both the National Economic Council and the National Security Council.  From 1995 to 1998, Mr. Tarullo also served as President Clinton's personal representative to the G7/G8 group of industrialized nations.

Before joining the Clinton administration, he served as Chief Counsel for Employment Policy on the staff of Senator Edward M. Kennedy, and practiced law in Washington, D.C.  He also worked in the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice and as Special Assistant to the Undersecretary of Commerce.  From 1981 to 1987, Mr. Tarullo taught at Harvard Law School.

Mr. Tarullo has also served as a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and as a non-resident senior fellow at the Center for American Progress.  Mr. Tarullo has also held a visiting professorship at Princeton University.

Mr. Tarullo was born in November 1952 in Boston, Massachusetts.  He received his A.B. from Georgetown University in 1973 and his M.A. from Duke University in 1974.  In 1977, Mr. Tarullo received his J.D. (summa cum laude) from the University of Michigan Law School, where he served as Article and Book Review Editor of the Michigan Law Review.

Mr. Tarullo is married and has two children.

Last update: November 22, 2013