Emmitt "Tripp" DuBose is dedicated to solving the complex issues faced by the maritime and oilfield industries in the Gulf of Mexico and beyond. Tripp believes the best legal representation should always provide frank reporting of the facts, thoughtful analysis, and creative solutions to achieve the client’s goals. He understands communication is the key to building successful client relationships.
Tripp is a native of Mobile, Alabama and attended college in Tennessee, before returning to Alabama for law school. His move to New Orleans came in 2013, when he found a passion for the city and the opportunity to practice maritime law. Tripp has built experience in the areas of maritime personal injury and death, collisions and allisions, defense and indemnity obligations, marine insurance coverage, and charter disputes. Tripp believes a full understanding of the operations of each client’s business is critical to identifying the best possible result in each case. He is a zealous advocate for his clients and is committed to keeping the business of the Gulf moving.
Tripp graduated with a B.A. in History from the University of the South in 2010. He received his law degree from the University of Alabama in 2013. While at Alabama he served on the managing board of the Journal of the Legal Profession, and was inducted into the Bench and Bar legal honor society. Tripp is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state courts, the United States District Courts for Eastern and Western Districts of Louisiana, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.