Daniel K. Tarullo
Assistant to the President
for International Economic Policy
Daniel K. Tarullo is Assistant to the President for International Economic Policy. Mr. Tarullo is responsible for the international economic policy making process; for shaping international economic policy issues; and for advising the President on these matters. Mr. Tarullo participates as a principal on both the National Security Council and the National Economic Council.
During the period March 1996 to December 1996 Mr. Tarullo was the Deputy Assistant to the President for Economic Policy at the National Economic Council, with particular responsibility for international and regulatory issues.
From July 1993 to March 1996, he was Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs. He headed the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, which represents the State Department on international trade, finance, and economic matters both internationally and in the formulation of Administration policies. The Bureau also leads negotiations for the United States Government in the areas of aviation, energy, and telecommunications.
In March 1995, President Clinton appointed Mr. Tarullo as the President's personal representative ("sherpa") to the G-7 group of industrialized nations. In this capacity, he heads U.S. Government preparatory work for the annual summit meetings of the leaders of the G-7 nations. He continues in this role as the United States prepares to host the June 1997 Economic Summit in Denver.
Mr. Tarullo has experience as a government official, law professor, and private practioner. Prior to his appointment as Assistant Secretary of State he was Counsel to the law firm of Shearman & Sterling, where he concentrated on antitrust, securities, and international transactions. From 1981 to 1987, Mr. Tarullo taught international economic regulation, antitrust, and corporations at the Harvard Law School. He also held government positions in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in 1978-79, as Executive Assistant to the Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade in 1980-81, and as a chief counsel to Senator Edward M. Kennedy in 1987-89.
Mr. Tarullo is a 1977 summa cum laude graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, where he was Articles Editor of the Law Review. He received an A.B. from Georgetown University in 1973 and an M.A. from Duke University in 1974. He is a native of Boston, Massachusetts.