Our Team

Our Team

  • Michael D. Tripp
    Michael D. Tripp
    Lawyer and Trade-mark Agent
  • Jim Cunningham
    Jim Cunningham
    Lawyer
  • Pierre-Luc Michaud
    Pierre-Luc Michaud
    Student
Michael D. Tripp
Lawyer and Trade-mark Agent

As a lawyer and trade-mark agent, Michael Tripp has represented clients in diverse industries, from mining to medical devices on matters ranging from going public transactions to dispute resolution to financings. In addition, Michael has extensive experience dealing in finance, securities and corporate governance for clients.  He has a Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy) and a Bachelor of Commerce (Global Business) from Saint Mary’s University and a common law degree and a civil law degree from the University of Ottawa.

Jim Cunningham
Lawyer

Jim Cunningham is an associate at Tripp | Business Law and is known for providing high quality, professional service to clients. With a focus in the areas of general corporate and commercial law, trade-marks and related intellectual property, residential and commercial real property and entertainment law, Mr. Cunningham was admitted to the New Brunswick Bar in 2015.

Mr. Cunningham attained a Bachelor of Arts with a major in English from Mount Allison University, and a Juris Doctor from Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University in 2014. Now a member of the Law Society of New Brunswick and the Canadian Bar Association, he has also volunteered at the provincial MLA level and acted as a Board Member of the Artists Legal Information Society in Nova Scotia from 2012-2014.

Mr. Cunningham is especially building the firm’s entertainment law portfolio, having several years of experience working as tour management for several notable Canadian artists. In that capacity, Mr. Cunningham ensured artists were paid and treated in accordance with contracts set up between agents and talent buyers. He also travelled internationally, acting in a management/liaison role between artists and management, publicists and other professionals.

Pierre-Luc Michaud
Student

Pierre-Luc Michaud is the firm’s summer student and has already proven to be a hard-working and dedicated member of the team. A Dieppe native, Mr. Michaud is fully bilingual and has an educational background in finance. He attained a Bachelor Degree in Finance in 2014 from Université de Moncton, and is currently a Juris Doctor candidate at Université de Moncton.

Mr. Michaud also studied for several months at École Supérieur de Commerce in Amiens, France, adding international context to his business studies, as well as cultural experience.