WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – “Investigating Leaks: A Necessary Undertaking for Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr,” is the title of the eighth annual Philip B. Blank Memorial Lecture on Attorney Ethics, held at 5 p.m., Thursday, April 16 at Pace University School of Law, 78 North Broadway, White Plains. Ronald K. Noble, associate professor of law at New York University School of Law, is the guest lecturer. It is free and open to the public. For information, call (914) 422-4205.
From July 1994 to February 1996, Noble served as the Treasury Department’s first Under Secretary for Enforcement and he received the Alexander Hamilton Award – the department’s highest honor. He directed four of the eight largest federal law enforcement and regulatory agencies in the United States: The U.S. Customs Service; the U.S. Secret Service; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms; and the Criminal Investigation Division of the IRS.
Noble also headed four Secretarial Commissions: White House Security Review; Internal Revenue Service’s Tax Refund Fraud Study; Waco Review; and the Good Ol’ Boys Roundup.
He previously served as assistant secretary of the Treasury for Enforcement from 1993-1994. Prior to joining the Clinton Administration, Noble was an associate professor of law at New York University School of Law from 1990-1993.
Noble received his J.D. from Stanford Law School in 1982, where he was an articles editor of the Stanford Law Review, and president of his graduating class. He earned his B.A. in economics and business administration with honors from the University of New Hampshire in 1979.