Team Tusk

Lou Pieh

Lou Pieh

Luseni (Lou) Pieh provides strategic regulatory advice and manages multi-jurisdictional campaigns on behalf of clients.

Prior to Tusk, Lou served as both the Acting Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer at River LA.  He previously worked as Counsel for Corporate Ethics and Social, Environmental and Responsibility at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE).  As Counsel, Lou covered a wide-range of issues including advising on environmental regulatory compliance issues and in support of HPE’s social and environmental responsibility programs.

Prior to joining HPE, Lou served as Deputy Chief of Staff at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, where among other things, he helped coordinate the agency’s on-the-ground engagement efforts in response to the Flint water crisis.  Lou also served as Senior Director for the Office of Cabinet Affairs in the White House.  Before joining the Obama Administration, Lou worked on President Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign and at a law firm advising public and private clients on environmental regulatory compliance matters.

Lou has a B.A. in Social Relations from Michigan State University, a J.D. from Indiana University-Bloomington, and an LL.M in Natural Resources and Environmental Law and Policy from the University of Denver.