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Joe Trippi has more than 17 years of experience as a litigation consultant and over 20 years of college teaching, research and administration experience. He has provided advice and expert analyses on fair lending issues regarding mortgage pricing and underwriting, custom credit score development and validation, as well as on matters of employment litigation, test development and psychometrics.

For the past six years, Dr. Trippi has served as a consultant for a major financial institution, providing expert analysis and participating in the report of findings to various regulatory agencies, including the Federal Reserve Board (FRB), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), and the Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS). Currently, Dr. Trippi also serves in an on-going capacity as a consulting expert for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regarding fair lending matters and provides expert analysis used in investigation and litigation of mortgage lending practices.

Dr. Trippi served as Director of Litigation Research for SHL Landy-Jacobs for seven years and as Director of Institutional Research and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Education at the Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Trippi has taught graduate level courses on research design, statistics and psychometrics and served on numerous doctoral committees for Ph.D. candidates.


Ph.D., Educational Measurement and Statistics, Pennsylvania State University, 1987

B.S., Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, 1974

Selected Publications

J. Trippi, "Employment Discrimination Litigation: Behavioral, Quantitative, and Legal Perspectives" John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2005, Chapter 5 Statistical Issues in Litigation (with Bernard Siskin)

J. Trippi, The Revised Almost Perfect Scale" Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development. 34 (3), 2001, with R.B. Slaney, M, Mobley, K.C. Rice, and J.S. Ashby

J.Trippi, "Perfectionism: Its Measurement and Career Relevance" Journal of Career Assessment, 3(3), 279-297, 1995, with R.B. Slaney, and J.S. Ashby

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