Dave Tripp served as a lawyer for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for sixteen years and became the Regional Counsel for Region 7. He joined Stinson in 1988 and is in the firm's Energy and Environment practice. He has assisted chemical manufacturers and distributors, pipeline companies, companies that focus on generating and transmitting electricity, and many other businesses with environmental permitting, enforcement and transactional issues. Prior to joining the firm, Dave was Regional Counsel, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Region VII, where he worked for 16 years in the Enforcement Division and Office of Regional Counsel. He is a fellow in the American College of Environmental Lawyers.