Pierce was born and raised in and around Chicago, IL. He moved to New Orleans in 2002 for college at Tulane University and obtained his Juris Doctorate from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 2011. Since graduating, Pierce has dedicated his practice almost exclusively to claims arising under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA) and Defense Base Act (DBA). He served a two-year term as attorney advisor to the Hon. Clement J. Kennington, OALJ (Covington) before defending employers and insurance carriers in LHWCA and DBA claims. Pierce also has experience defending Jones Act, Louisiana state workers’ compensation, and liability claims.
Pierce brings his years of experience assisting with the adjudication of claims and defending employers to representing injured workers. His knowledge of all facets of a claim gives him a unique perspective in helping injured workers secure the benefits they are entitled to.