Charles Meeker counsels private and public clients, including local governments. Mr. Meeker represents clients in civil trials and administrative hearings.
Mr. Meeker was elected to his fifth two-year term as Mayor of Raleigh in 2009. He was first sworn in as the City of Raleigh’s Mayor on December 3, 2001. Mr. Meeker did not seek what would have been a record-breaking sixth term and left the office of Mayor on December 5, 2011. He previously served as a member of the Raleigh City Council for eight years from 1985-1989 and 1991-1995.
Friends, family, law partners, business leaders, fellow elected officials and neighbors gathered to honor Mr. Meeker for his extraordinary service to the City of Raleigh. The event, sponsored by the Downtown Raleigh Alliance and the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce was held in the Raleigh Convention Center. Mr. Meeker proposed the building of a world-class convention center as a priority during the initial days of his first term as Mayor and championed the project throughout to its opening on Sept. 5, 2008. To read more about the event, please click here.
The News & Observer also featured Mr. Meeker in a front-page story. The article highlighted his first four consecutive terms in office as Raleigh’s mayor, including his management style, commitment to public service and contributions to the city of Raleigh. To read the full article, please click here.