David Pippen Named General Counsel for Kentucky American Water

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 4, 2023) – Kentucky American Water has announced that David Pippen has been named general counsel for the company. Based in Kentucky American Water’s Lexington office, Pippen will provide legal counsel and guidance for both Kentucky and Tennessee American Water.

A native of Indiana, Pippen brings more than 25 years of experience as an attorney to this role. He has served as director, corporate counsel for Indiana American Water since 2018. There, he served as an integral member of the state leadership team, focused on growth through acquisitions, rate and recovery mechanisms and legislative lobbying.

Prior to joining American Water, Pippen served as chair of the environmental practice group and lobbyist for Bose McKinney & Evans in Indianapolis, Ind. In addition, he served the Office of Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels as senior policy director and general counsel.

Pippen holds a Juris Doctorate from Indiana University-McKinney School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wabash College. He also served the Indiana Guard Reserve as a staff judge advocate, separating at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

Pippen will reside in Lexington with his wife, Lorie.

Kentucky American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), is the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing high-quality and reliable water and wastewater services to approximately half a million people. For more information, visit and follow Kentucky American Water on Twitter and Facebook.

About American Water

With a history dating back to 1886, American Water (NYSE:AWK) is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater utility company. The company employs more than 6,400 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and regulated-like drinking water and wastewater services to more than 14 million people in 24 states. American Water provides safe, clean, affordable and reliable water services to our customers to help keep their lives flowing. For more information, visit and American Water on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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