Edward L. Kropp
Of Counsel
(317) 946-9882
Office: Charleston
J.D. Capital University
M.S. Purdue University
B.S. Purdue University
Licensure: IN | OH | WV
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Edward L. "Skipp" Kropp focuses his practice in the area of environmental law and is resident in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is a former Chief of the West Virginia Division of Environmental Protection Office of Air Quality and former Deputy Director of the West Virginia Division of Environmental Protection. He began his career performing atmospheric chemistry research for Battelle Memorial Institute in Ohio and has over 25 years of experience as both in house counsel and in private practice.

Work Experience

2013 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2001-2013 Jackson Kelly PLLC
1997-2001 West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection
1989-1997 Robinson & McElwee
1987-1988 TRC Companies
1978-1983 American Electric Power
1983-1987 Appalachian Power

Speaking Engagements

Frequent lecturer on environmental issues, including air quality policy, Voluntary Remediation Programs, and stormwater regulation

Key Experience

Represented PCB disposal company in multi-year, multi-million dollar CERCLA litigation
Represented trade association in Clean Power Plan administrative proceedings and subsequent lititgation
Represented small materials handling company in developing Clean Air Act compliance program and defending multiple notices of violation in two states

Memberships & Awards

The Best Lawyers in America®
Super Lawyers® 2011