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Pierce Burns LLP is an elite, full-service business litigation law firm. We represent both plaintiffs and defendants in any kind of high-stakes litigation. We welcome contingency and success fee arrangements. And we win. When faced with a bet-the-company dispute, there's no room for compromise.

Antitrust and competition

Representation for today's competitive and regulated global environment.

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The nation's brightest lawyers protecting your verdict on appeal.

Commercial disputes

Bet-the-company disputes arising from the full range of business activity.

Crisis/trial substitution

We parachute in any time to the most challenging mission-critical litigation or trial on arbitration.

Cyber security and data protection

Go on the offense with a proactive, full-spectrum approach to this sensitive area of law.

Domestic U.S. International Arbitration

We arbitrate for and against the largest companies within the U.S. and across global boundaries.

False advertising and unfair competition

Experience with all federal and state false advertising and unfair competition laws.

Financial Insitutions

Specialized knowledge about the legal issues facing banks and other financial institutions.

Government Contracts

We know how to fight City Hall and win (except when we're working for City Hall).

Insurance Coverage

Recovering millions for policyholders when insurers deny coverage or act in bad faith (except when representing insurers).

Intellectual property

Patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, and idea submission cases.

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Investment Funds

Representing private equity, venture capital, and hedge funds in any type of dispute.

Life sciences

Billion-dollar companies and start-ups turn to us in cutting-edge life sciences cases.

Media and Entertainment

Film, television, music, publishing, and digital media.

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Mergers and acquisitions

"Recommended" for M&A Litigation by The Legal 500 United States.

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Partnership disputes

We deal with the contentious disputes that arise when partnerships go bad.

Plaintiff's litigation

Pierce Burns LLP always welcomes contingency and success fee cases.

Real estate and construction

When breaking dirt turns into a complete mess, we're here to clean it up.


"Recommended" for Shareholder Litigation by The Legal 500 United States.

Structured Finance and Derivatives

Experience with billion-dollar MBS litigation and other structured financial products.

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