Chuck Dickey has been a lawyer for Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company since 1999. Before joining LMSSC, he was General Counsel for two Lockheed Martin companies in Houston, Texas, involved in the space and environmental remediation businesses. He began his career with Lockheed Martin in Marietta, Georgia, as an attorney for Lockheed Martin’s Aeronautical Systems Company. His practice today focuses primarily on U. S. government contract law and space law. During his career he has advised clients on a wide range of legal topics, including international transactions, commercial contracts, litigation, environmental, employment and intellectual property law. Clients have consistently applauded his “preventative law” approach in helping them successfully achieve strategic objectives, resolve complex business issues, and avoid costly and unnecessary litigation. Chuck is also well recognized for the strong ethical foundation upon which his day-to-day practice is based. Chuck graduated from Emory University with a BA degree, and from Cumberland School of Law. Before joining Lockheed Martin, he was an attorney for the United States Army Missile Command in Huntsville, Alabama, specializing in contract litigation. Chuck is a member of the American Bar Association’s Section on Public Contract Law, and the Forum for Air and Space Law. He is a frequent speaker on various legal topics with the American Bar Association and other organizations involved in government contracting.