updated: 2/24/2010 10:14:19 PM

Governor Appoints New General Counsel

InsideINdianaBusiness.com Report

The senior policy director for Governor Mitch Daniels has been named as the governor's new general counsel. David Pippen will succeed Mark Massa, who has served in the position since January 2006 but is leaving to run for the office of Marion County prosecutor. Pippen will begin his new duties March 1.

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Press Release

Indianapolis, Ind. -- Governor Mitch Daniels announced today that David Pippen, senior policy director in the governor’s office, will become his general counsel replacing Mark Massa, who has resigned to run for the office of Marion County prosecutor.

Massa has served as general counsel since January 2006.

Pippen has been senior policy director concentrating on energy, natural resources and the environment for the past two years. Previously, he was an attorney in private practice for 13 years, the last four with the Indianapolis firm of Plews Shadley Racher & Braun. His practice has included concentrations in real estate, administrative law, transactions, and litigation.

Pippen earned his undergraduate degree at Wabash College and his law degree at the Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis. He is the chair of Indiana’s delegation to the Great Lakes Commission, is the Staff Judge Advocate of the Indiana Guard Reserve, serves on the board of directors of the Indianapolis Association of Wabash Men and is a volunteer with the Westminster Legal Ministries.

The appointment is effective March 1.

Source: Office of Governor Mitch Daniels

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