Blake Meadows serves as legal counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom, where he is a member of the Center for Academic Freedom.
In this role, Meadows focuses on defending the First Amendment–protected freedoms of students and faculty at college and university campuses throughout the country. Prior to joining ADF in 2017, Meadows served as a law clerk with the Georgia firm of Foster, Foster, & Smith, LLC, where he worked on issues involving litigation and tax sale foreclosures.
Meadows earned his bachelor’s degree in American Politics and Policy from Patrick Henry College in 2014, followed by his Juris Doctor, with honors, from Emory Law School in 2017. At Emory Law, Meadows received one of three Woodruff Fellowships awarded to the class of 2017—a merit-based scholarship covering full tuition for three years of legal studies. He was also a member of the moot court team and the Emory Corporate Governance and Accountability Review, where he wrote two perspective comments. He is admitted to the state bar of Georgia.
Based in Washington, D.C., Meadows resides in Northern Virginia with his wife and daughter.