Ed Meese is an American attorney, law professor, author and member of the Republican Party who served in official capacities with the Ronald Reagan Gubernatorial Administration, the Reagan Presidential Transition Team, and the Reagan White House, eventually rising to hold the position of the 75th Attorney General of the United States.
Meese currently holds fellowships and chairmanships with several public policy councils and think-tanks, including the Constitution Project and the Heritage Foundation, where he is the Ronald Reagan Distinguished Fellow Emeritus. He is also a Distinguished Visiting Fellow with the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He currently sits on the National Advisory Board of Center for Urban Renewal and Education. He is on the board of directors of The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies.