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Trial ready.
We plan for a fight to the finish in every case.

Open source.
We collaborate and swarm to make the best argument at the decisive time.

Our lawyers do what they are best at on every matter.

A Team of Teams.
Our culture, technology, and organizational dynamics transform the way lawyers work together.

Pierce Burns LLP is a state-of-the-art litigation law firm dedicated to the lost art of combat by trial.

  • Hundreds of major law firms provide litigation services.
  • A handful focus primarily on litigation.
  • A few have figured out how to win consistently.
  • Only one has been designed from the outset to embrace the fundamental disruptions of the digital age.
  • The next generation of litigation excellence is here.
  • A pure litigation force with one purpose: to win our clients' most complex business disputes anywhere in the world.

Pierce Burns LLP is a top-tier business litigation law firm founded in 2017 by former Quinn Emanuel trial lawyers. With experience working on many of the most high-profile complex commercial litigations in recent U.S. history, the firm's attorneys have mastered every facet of high-stakes trial work with hundreds of millions and billions at stake.

We approach every single case with unparalleled dedication, precision, and creativity. The firm learns your business, knows its opponents, and does whatever it takes to win within the rules. Bet-the-company litigation presents an existential threat to your business. When involved in such a dispute, it is crucial to hire the best.

Pierce Burns LLP deploys innovative technology and applies disruptive organizational principles to obtain the best litigation result on the modern-day litigation battlefield. From cutting-edge courtroom presentation to state-of-the-art mock trial techniques to effective and efficient electronic discovery tools and more, we give our clients every possible edge in the high-risk, uncertain world of high-stakes litigation.

"Steve Jobs called the first computers a bicycle for the human brain. We've designed a law firm that serves as a fighter jet for the trial lawyer's mind." — Managing Partner John M. Pierce

Notable Clients

  • Allergan
  • Allstate
  • Charles Schwab
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • Google
  • Marvell Technology
  • Mattell
  • McDonald's
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Motorola
  • Oracle
  • Overstock.com
  • Parker Hannifin
  • Puma Biotechnology
  • Prudential
  • Robert Cort Productions
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment
  • Trust Company of the West
  • Waste Management
  • World Triathlon Corporation (Ironman)
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