Rodney W. Sippel (born 1956) is a United States federal judge.
Sippel was born in Jefferson City, Missouri. He received a B.S. from University of Tulsa in 1978, and a J.D. from Washington University School of Law in 1981. He lived in St. Louis, Missouri and practiced law there, except for a period when he was an Administrative assistant to U.S. Representative Richard A. Gephardt from 1993 to 1995.
Sippel is a federal judge to the United States District Courts for both the Western and Eastern District of Missouri. He was nominated by President Bill Clinton on May 15, 1997, to a seat on each court vacated by Stephen N. Limbaugh, Sr.. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on November 8, 1997, and received his commission on November 12.