Skip to Main Content
Press Releases

Baker Donelson Names Scott L. Campbell Managing Director of Washington, D.C. Office

(Washington, D.C./August 1, 2012)  Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, has named Scott L. Campbell Managing Director of the Firm's Washington, D.C. office.

According to Baker Donelson Chairman and CEO Ben C. Adams, "Scott Campbell will bring both expertise and creativity to the role of Managing Director and will provide the vision and leadership to ensure Baker Donelson continues to thrive and grow in one of America's most competitive professional markets."

A political and public policy strategist and a lawyer, Mr. Campbell advises energy, homeland security and technology companies, leading research laboratories and government agencies.  Working with Senator Howard Baker, he directs the Howard Baker Forum, the public and international affairs program of Baker Donelson, which sponsors public policy conferences and seminars and issues white papers and studies.  In the Howard Baker tradition of respectful and civil but vigorous policy debate, the Baker Forum focuses on urgent, critical public policy issues facing the nation and seeks practical, workable solutions for governing.

Mr. Campbell has worked extensively in nuclear energy policy. He serves on the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC) by appointment of the Secretary of Commerce and directs the U.S.-Japan Roundtable on Nuclear Energy Cooperation, an ongoing program of the Howard Baker Forum, providing a platform for U.S. and Japanese companies partnering in the U.S. and in emerging international markets.  Mr. Campbell created the Roundtable's web forum, which provides news, analysis and opinion on nuclear energy developments worldwide.  The site,, has attracted significant attention, both in the United States and around the world.

Before joining Baker Donelson in 2007, Mr. Campbell was a founder and CEO of Washington Policy and Analysis.  He served as Director of the Office of Policy, Planning and Analysis at the Department of Energy under President Ronald Reagan. Under President George H. W. Bush, he served on the National Petroleum Council, which advises the Secretary of Energy, and on the OCS Advisory Council, which reported to the Secretary of the Interior on issues and policies regarding mineral exploration. He has served on the Advisory Board of the Center for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence at St. Andrews University, Scotland.  Prior to coming to Washington, Mr. Campbell served as CEO of an energy consulting group, as executive vice president of an independent oil and gas company, as a civil trial lawyer and an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern and Northern Districts of Texas.

News Contact

Johanna Burkett
T: 901.577.2201
  Email Professional

Related Professional



Baker Donelson professional not admitted to the practice of law in Washington, D.C.; admitted to the Texas Bar.

Email Disclaimer

NOTICE: The mailing of this email is not intended to create, and receipt of it does not constitute an attorney-client relationship. Anything that you send to anyone at our Firm will not be confidential or privileged unless we have agreed to represent you. If you send this email, you confirm that you have read and understand this notice.
Cancel Accept