Barry T. Meek

Barry Meek
Deputy University Counsel

Barry Meek serves as Deputy University Counsel and Senior Assistant Attorney General at the University of Virginia. Mr. Meek joined the Counsel's Office in 2005. His work currently includes advice and counseling, litigation in state and federal courts, training, drafting and review of policies for departments and offices including Athletics; Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights; Title IX; Safety and Security (including University Police, Threat Assessment (TAT), Emergency Management, Clery and Youth Protection; and Critical Incident Management (CIMT)); Immigration; and National Security Programs.  He also advises and represents the University’s College at Wise. For more than fourteen years, Mr. Meek advised the University's Division of Student Affairs. He also previously advised University Communications and the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) officer. Before joining the University Counsel’s Office, Mr. Meek was in private practice at the law firm of Hunton & Williams in Richmond, Virginia where he practiced employment law and litigation. He received his law degree cum laude from the University of Richmond School of Law and his B.A. cum laude from Roanoke College. He is a former police officer for the City of Roanoke Police Department.

Practice Areas: Athletics; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion including Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights, Title IX, and ADA Coordinator; Safety and Security including University Police, Threat Assessment (TAT), Emergency Management, Clery Compliance/Youth Protection, and Critical Incident Management (CIMT); Immigration; National Security Programs; and the University of Virginia’s College at Wise.