Paul A. Meggett

Jennifer D. Chrisohon

Senior Associate General Counsel 

Employment and Transactional

Jennifer Chrisohon is a Senior Associate General Counsel. She began her career at Appalachian in July 2013 as the Assistant General Counsel. Prior to joining the Office of General Counsel, Jennifer served as the Deputy General Counsel to the North Carolina Department of Labor for over 8 years. In this role, Jennifer provided legal advice on personnel issues, federal and state wage and hour laws, State contracts, occupational safety and health and other regulatory areas such as boilers and elevators. Jennifer began her legal career at the North Carolina Attorney General’s Office in the Education Section representing the State institutions of higher education in litigation matters. Jennifer is also a trained mediator and has provided mediation services as a Lead Mediator to the North Carolina Office of State Human Resources and in the Wake County courts.



University of Tennessee College of Law, Juris Doctor 2003
East Tennessee State University, Bachelor of Science Political Science 1999

Bar Admissions

North Carolina

Professional Affiliations

  • North Carolina Bar
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Watauga County Bar Association
  • National Association of College and University Attorneys

Practice Groups

  • Higher Education
  • Labor and Employment
  • Laboratory School
  • Real Property
  • Sponsored Research
  • Transactional
  • Utility and Energy