- Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law - Indianapolis (J.D., 1994)
- Wabash College (A.B., 1991)
David L. Pippen
David Pippen is a partner and chairman of the Environmental Law Group of Bose McKinney & Evans LLP. The former general counsel and senior policy director for Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels also is a member of the firm's Utilities Group. Mr. Pippen represents clients with legal issues related to environmental law, administrative law and general representation before state and federal agencies and is a registered lobbyist in Indiana. Mr. Pippen's utility practice is focused on energy and water issues.
In 2007, Mr. Pippen joined the Daniels administration as the policy director for natural resources and the environment, later assuming responsibilities over issues related to energy. He served as the liaison to numerous state government agencies including the Department of Environmental Management, Department of Natural Resources and Department of Agriculture, among others. Mr. Pippen was subsequently named general counsel to Governor Daniels, where he oversaw legislative, transactional, criminal justice and civil litigation responsibilities. He served as the chair of the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute, and was the liaison to the Indiana Supreme Court.
Mr. Pippen earned his law degree from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law - Indianapolis, and graduated with his bachelor's degree from Wabash College. In addition to volunteering with local civic organizations, Mr. Pippen also serves Indiana as the Staff Judge Advocate for the Indiana Guard Reserve, an all-volunteer component of the Indiana National Guard.
Appearances / Publications
Presenter: "Reflecting On Forty Years of Merit Selection" (Indiana University -Robert H. McKinney School of Law, April 2012); "Foundations of American Government-Bar Leader" (Indianapolis Bar Association, February 2012); "2012 Legislative Perspective" (Indiana State Bar Association, December 2011); "Fall 2011 Applied Professionalism Course" (Indianapolis Bar Association, October 2011); "Foundations of the American Government" (Indianapolis Bar Association, February 2011); "Legal & Ethics Conference" (Indiana Office of Inspector General, November 2010); "Foundations of American Government- Bar Leader Series" (Indianapolis Bar Association, March 2010); "2008 Utility Law Seminar" (Indiana State Bar Association, October 2009); "Legislative Update for Environmental Lawyers" (Indianapolis Bar Association, May 2009); "Indiana State Energy Policy; Progress & Pros" (Indiana University -Robert H. McKinney School of Law, April 2009); "Environmental Issues Conference" (Indiana Chamber of Commerce, March 2008); "Indiana Real Estate Title Issues" (Halfmoon LLC, December 2006); "Practical Real Estate Title Skills" (Halfmoon LLC, April 2004)
Appointments / Memberships
Indiana Guard Reserve (Staff Judge Advocate); Indiana State Bar Association; Indianapolis Bar Association
Outside the Office
Mr. Pippen is the proud father of two children.