April 12, 2018: Gabrielle Batkin has been hired as the Vice President of Legislative Affairs at Northrop Grumman. Batkin’s hiring was announced by Northrop Grumman officials on Monday, April 9, 2018. Batkin is charged with leading the company’s interaction’s with Congress and related organizations, including efforts to promote the corporation’s legislative agenda in Congress. Batkin is a former U.S. Senate staffer, and she has more than twenty years of Congressional experience. Batkin previously held Staff Director positions at the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and at the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. She also worked as the Deputy Staff Director at the Senate Appropriations Committee, where she advised legislators and staff members about budget and policy issues for thirteen years.