The President today announced his intention to nominate Peter K. Nunez to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Enforcement and Tariff Affairs. He would succeed Salvatore R. Martoche.
Since 1988 Mr. Nunez has served as a partner in the litigation department of the law firm of Brobeck, Phleger and Harrison. Prior to this, he served as the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of California, 1982 - 1988; as the chief assistant U.S. attorney, 1980 - 1982; as the assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of California, 1972 - 1980; and as a law clerk to the Honorable Gordon Thompson, Jr., U.S. district judge for the Southern District of California, 1970 - 1972.
Mr. Nunez graduated from Duke University (B.A., 1964) and the University of San Diego School of Law (J.D., 1970). He served in the U.S. Naval Reserve, 1964 - 1966. Mr. Nunez was born August 31, 1942, in West Reading, PA. He is married, has two children, and currently resides in San Diego, CA.