Office of General Counsel
Jacob Adams Appelsmith
Chief Campus Counsel, UC Davis
Jacob Appelsmith was appointed Chief Campus Counsel at UC Davis in September, 2013. Prior to joining the office, Mr. Appelsmith was with the California Governor's office where he served as a member of the executive staff since 2011. Before working with Governor Brown, he worked at the California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General, and with Pillsbury Madison & Sutro in San Francisco and Sacramento.
He received his Juris Doctor from the UC Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law and a bachelor's degree in American History from Middlebury College.