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Mr. Namorato is a Member whose legal experience has been wide-ranging. He has represented corporations and individuals, including corporate executives and senior public officials, in potential or ongoing criminal tax investigations, sensitive civil IRS examinations, and complex voluntary disclosures. He has counseled companies, including Fortune 500 corporations and worldwide professional firms, in resolving sensitive legal and ethical problems and has directed complex internal investigations into financial frauds. Mr. Namorato has also assisted tax lawyers and accountants in tax, ethics, and compliance issues. In 2015, President Obama nominated Mr. Namorato for assistant attorney general for DOJ Tax Division. Mr. Namorato joined the firm in 1978 after ten years in the Tax Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, where he served as Chief of the Criminal Section and Deputy Assistant Attorney General in charge of criminal tax enforcement nationwide. During his most recent term at the IRS from 2004 to 2006, Mr. Namorato served as the Director of the Office of Professional Responsibility where he supervised the Service's increasing efforts toward achieving compliance nationwide among tax practitioners with newly enhanced standards of conduct. He also served as a Senior Advisor to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue on complex enforcement matters.