TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Dec 17, 2012

Chip Saltsman, chief of staff for Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, will be stepping down from that role on Jan. 1, but will continue to serve as an advisor through the end of the month. Jim Hippe, Fleischmann’s current legislative director and counsel, will take over as chief. A native Nashvillian and lawyer, Hippe has worked with Fleischmann since 2011. Prior to that he was legislative director and deputy chief of staff to former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist. He is a graduate of the University of Richmond and Vanderbilt University Law School. Chattanoogan.com has more