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For Immediate Release

President Obama Nominates Ronald Buch to the United States Tax Court

WASHINGTON, DC – President Obama announced today his intent to nominate Ronald Buch asaJudge to the United States Tax Court.

“Ronald has demonstrated unwavering integrity and a firm commitment to public service throughout his career,” said President Obama.  “I am proud to nominate him to serve on the United States Tax Court.”

Ronald Buch, Nominee for Judge, United States Tax Court

Ronald Buch is a partner at Bingham McCutchen LLP, where he principally represents clients in tax controversy matters. He joined Bingham in 2009 when it combined with McKee Nelson LLP, where he had worked on tax controversy matters since 2001. He also currently serves as an adjunct law professor at Georgetown University Law Center, teaching Tax Practice and Procedure (Administrative Practice) and Tax Research and Writing. Prior to joining McKee Nelson, Mr. Buch worked as an attorney with the IRS Office of Chief Counsel, where his work included representing the IRS before the United States Tax Court. Mr. Buch is a former Chair of the Administrative Practice Committee of the American Bar Association Section of Taxation and the District of Columbia Bar Association Taxation Section’s Tax Audits and Litigation Committee. Mr. Buch received a B.BA. from Northwood University, a J.D. from Michigan State University College of Law, and an LL.M. in Taxation from Capital University Law School.