On March 1, Christopher J. Meade '96 joined the Obama Administration as the principal deputy general counsel at the United States Department of Treasury. Before joining the Treasury, Meade was a partner at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, where he was a member of the litigation and securities departments, and a core member of the Supreme Court and appellate litigation group. Meade has argued four cases in the U.S. Supreme Court since 2006, including two cases last term, and is a frequent speaker on the U.S. Supreme Court. After graduating from NYU Law, Meade clerked for the Hon. Harry T. Edwards in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, and then for Justice John Paul Stevens in the U.S. Supreme Court. After clerking, he served as a Skadden Fellow. Meade has received numerous recognitions and awards, including being selected as one of LawDragon's 500 Leading Lawyers in America.

Posted on March 8, 2010