Phil Meek has a general law practice in Austin, Texas, including space law and policy matters. Prior to moving to Austin in September 2008, Mr. Meek was an Associate General Counsel (International Affairs), Department of the Air Force, the Pentagon, for 13 years. His primary portfolio consisted of space law and policy, space arms control, information warfare, and the law of armed conflict. Before accepting his position with the Air Force General Counsel, Mr. Meek served as an Air Force Judge Advocate for 25 years, with senior JAG assignments including Director of International and Operations Law, HQ USAF, the Pentagon, and a "triple-hatted" position as Staff Judge Advocate for three commands concurrently, specifically, Air Force Space Command, United States Space Command, and North American Aerospace Defense Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. He retired with the rank of colonel.