Sam Batkins

Former Director of Regulatory Policy

Biography

Prior to joining the Forum, Batkins worked at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Institute for Legal Reform and the National Taxpayers Union. At the U.S. Chamber, he focused on lawsuit abuse, tort reform, and federal regulation. During his time at the National Taxpayers Union, he conducted studies on state and federal spending. His work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Hill, Reuters, and The Washington Post, among other publications. He has testified before the U.S. House, Senate, and state legislatures across the country.

Batkins received his B.A. in political science from Sewanee: The University of the South, where he graduated summa cum laude and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. He received his J.D. from Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law. He is a member of the Maryland Bar.


Expertise

Education

JD
Catholic University of America

BA
Sewanee, The University of the South

Notable Positions

U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Institute for Legal Reform

National Taxpayers Union


Expertise

Education

JD
Catholic University of America

BA
Sewanee, The University of the South

Notable Positions

U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Institute for Legal Reform

National Taxpayers Union