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James Asa Bruton, III, American lawyer. Recipient Commissioner's award Commissioner of Internal Revenue Service, 1992, Edmund Randolph award Attorney General of the United States, 1993.


III, James Asa Bruton, was born on September 3, 1949 in Ottawa, Illinois, United States. Son of James Asa and Elizabeth (Darling) B.


Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Mathematics, University North Carolina, 1971. Juris Doctor, Temple University, 1975. Master of Laws in Taxation, Georgetown University, 1978.


Attorney, Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, Washington, 1975-1977;trial attorney appellate section tax division, unites states department of Justice, Washington, 1977-1981;associate, Steptoe & Johnson, Washington, 1981-1985;partner, Steptoe & Johnson, Washington, 1985-1986;partner, Williams & Connolly, Washington, 1986-1989;deputy assistant attorney general tax division, unites states department of Justice, Washington, 1989-1992;acting assistant attorney general, unites states department of Justice, Washington, 1992-1993;partner, Williams & Connolly, Washington, since 1993. Board visitors Temple University Law School, Philadelphia, since 1992.


With United States Army, 1971-1972. Fellow American College of Tax Counsel. Member Federal Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association (tax section, tax audits and litigation committee vice chair 1988-1989), American Bar Association (tax section, commission on vicil and criminal tax penalties, subcommittee on department.of justice procedures, commission on special projects, commission on Studies. of practice, commission on administrative practice).


Married ValAnna Schoeneman, August 23, 1980. Children: Jamie Elizabeth, James Asa IV, Anna Leigh.