Practice Areas

Athletics


(e.g., Coaching contracts, marketing, alcohol sales, vendor agreements, NCAA and conference compliance matters)

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Enterprise Risk Management


The ERM coordinates the University’s Enterprise Risk Management efforts.

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Higher Education


(e.g., Constitutional Law/1st Amendment Law, Title IX & Clery Act Compliance, access discrimination)

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Labor and Employment


(e.g., EHRA Faculty, EHRA Non-Faculty, and SHRA employment matters, employment discrimination)

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Laboratory School


(Appalachian State University’s Academy at Middle Fork and Academy at Elkin)

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Litigation


(e.g., Tort Claims, Workers’ Compensation, Subpoenas, Court Orders Record Request matters)

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Real Property


(e.g., Acquisitions, dispositions, leases, demolition, and Millennial Campus Designations of real estate owned by Appalachian and its affiliated entities)

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Sponsored Research


(e.g., Grants, research protections, IRB, IACUC, intellectual property, conflicts of interest)

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Student Affairs


(e.g., Student Conduct, Student Organizations, Housing)

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Transactional


(e.g., Affiliation Agreements for educational experiences of students; Amendments and Addendums; Consulting Services; Facility Use; Gift; Group Sales or Hotel; Letter Agreements; Memoranda of Agreement; Memoranda of Understanding; Professional Services; all types of Service Agreements; Software End User License Agreement and Subscription Agreements)

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University Governance


(e.g., Board of Trustees, university affiliated entities, System Office, external state entities, policy development, tax matters, ethics, statements of economic interest)

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Utility and Energy


(e.g., New River Light and Power regulatory and business matters, sustainability matters)

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