Current Position: Previous Acting Assistant Administrator
A member of the Texas State Bar, Meredith Attwell Baker earned a bachelor of arts from Washington and Lee University (1990) and a law degree from the University of Houston (1994). From 1990 to 1992 she worked in the Legislative Affairs Office of the US State Department in Washington. She has also worked for the Fifth Circuit Court and the law firm of DeLange & Hudspeth, LLP in Houston, Texas. Baker served as Director of Congressional Affairs at the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA) from January 1998 to June 2000, after which she was Senior Counsel to Covad Communications until April 2002. Prior to joining NTIA, she was Vice President at the firm of Williams Mullen Strategies, where she focused on telecommunications, intellectual property and international trade issues. She joined NTIA in January 2004 as Senior Advisor, and also served on detail to the White House, Office of Science and Technology Policy.