Volunteerism Award Presented to Trippe Hawthorne

The YMCA of the Capital Area has presented Kean Miller LLP partner G. Trippe Hawthorne with the 2007 Edward D. Grant Volunteerism Award.  Mr. Hawthorne served as Chairman of the Strong Kids Campaign for the A.C. Lewis Branch of the YMCA, Co-Chaired the Program Committee, and spearheaded the development of Rouge Runners, a series of short road races to encourage children of all ages to become more active in 2007.  He currently serves as the President of the Board of Advisors for the A.C. Lewis YMCA.   Mr. Hawthorne was also recognized for the many contributions he has made to the Baton Rouge community through his work to provide ministry and human services to the homeless through the YMCA and his church.  

About Trippe Hawthorne

Trippe Hawthorne joined Kean Miller LLP in 2004 and practices in the Litigation and Construction Law groups. He has experience in a wide variety of commercial litigation, construction law, and general litigation matters, including business associations, political subdivisions and local government, attorney’s fees litigation, False Claims Act, class action litigation, and redhibition claims.  Trippe served as a Law Clerk to Judge John V. Parker, United States District Court, Middle District of Louisiana from 1995-1996.  Trippe earned his law degree from the LSU Law Center in 1995 where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and Phi Kappa Phi and is a member of the LSU Law Center Hall of Fame. He earned a B.A. in Philosophy from Baylor University in 1992.  He was admitted to practice in Louisiana in 1995 and is admitted to practice before the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal, the U.S. Court of Claims, and the U.S. District Courts for the Middle, Western, and Eastern Districts of Louisiana.  Trippe is a member of the Louisiana State, American, and Baton Rouge Bar Associations, the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, and the Americans Inns of Court.  

About Kean Miller LLP

With 124 lawyers, Kean Miller LLP serves the legal needs of Louisiana businesses and Fortune 500 companies with significant operations in the Bayou state.  The firm maintains offices in Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lake Charles and Plaquemine, Louisiana.  The firm serves clients in numerous industries including energy, petrochemical and chemical, technology and telecommunications, transportation, media and advertising, financial services, insurance, gaming, government and education, health care, manufacturing, real estate, retail, construction and leasing.   

The firm combines the talent and expertise of its lawyers into multi-disciplinary client and industry teams.  These teams are comprised of seasoned legal professionals from a variety of disciplines who are equipped to identify legal and business needs and to develop superior service strategies that provide unmatched support to the client.