Eugene B. Meyer

Eugene B. Meyer

President and CEO, The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies

Eugene B. Meyer, President and CEO of the Federalist Society, has served as Executive Director, CEO, and/or President of the organization for more than 30 years. He is responsible for shepherding the organization from a small group of law students to a community of 70,000 lawyers, law students, academics, judges, and others interested in the rule of law. The Society now includes a Student Chapter at nearly every ABA-accredited law school in the country and Lawyers Chapters in 100 major cities across the nation. Gene earned his B.A. in history at Yale in 1975 and his M.A. in political science from the London School of Economics in 1976. Gene currently serves on the boards of the U.S. Chess Center, the Holman Foundation, the Sarah Scaife Foundation, and the advisory board of the Adam Smith Society. He holds the title of International Chess Master.

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