Bush nominates Eric Solomon as Treasury Assistant Secretary for
President George W. Bush has nominated tax lawyer Eric Solomon to the government post of Treasury Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy.
Solomon joined the Treasury in 1999 and currently serves as Treasury’s Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Regulatory Affairs. Previously, he was a partner at Ernst & Young LLP, where he was a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions Group of the National Tax Department in Washington,D.C. Before joining Ernst & Young, Eric served at the Internal Revenue Service for five years, as Assistant Chief Counsel (Corporate), heading the IRS legal division with responsibility for all corporate tax issues. Before joining the IRS, Eric practiced tax law in New York, and was a partner at Drinker Biddle Reath in Philadelphia.
Solomon received his A.B.degree from Princeton University,hisJ.D. degree from the University of Virginia, and his LL.M. in taxation from New York University. Before joining Treasury, Eric was a member of the Executive Committee of the Tax Section of the New York State Bar Association. He is also an adjunct professor of law at Georgetown University, where he teaches a course in corporate taxation.