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Patricia V. Pierce - Philadelphia, PA

1339 Chestnut StreetSuite 500 Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Updated: 02/03/2022

Philadelphia Multi-Party Wage and Hour Matters Lawyer

Overview

Patricia V. Pierce is a partner in the Philadelphia based law firm of Weir Greenblatt Pierce LLP. Ms. Pierce heads the Employment Law Practice at the firm and serves as a principal in the firm's Corporate Investigations practice...

About Patricia V. Pierce

Practice Areas

  • Multi-Party Wage and Hour Matters
  • Consumer Fraud litigation

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1975
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1988
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1990
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1997
  • California, 1995
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey, 1997
  • New Jersey, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California

Other Affiliations

  • Defender Association of Philadelphia, 1996 - 2011 (Director)
  • Convention Committee of the National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Women Organized Against Rape (Past President)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • New Jersey Bar Association
  • California Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • National Employment Lawyers Association, Class Action and Sexual Harassment Committees
  • Disability Law Project (former Board of Directors)
  • American College of Labor & Employment Attorneys, 2010 - Present (Fellow)
  • Temple Inns of Court, 1989 - 1993 (Master)
  • Juvenile Law Center, 2008 - 2010 (Director)
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court (Senior Disciplinary Committee Member )

Education

  • Rutgers School of Law - Camden, Camden, New Jersey, 1976
    J.D.
    Honors: magna cum laude
    Honors: Rutgers Community Scholar
    Honors: High Honors
  • Rutgers University, Camden, 1973
    B.A.
    Honors: magna cum laude
    Honors: High Honors

Past Positions

  • Santa Clara University School of Law, Visiting Professor, 1994 - 1996
  • Law Offices of Patricia V. Pierce, Principal, 1984 - 1994
  • Rudley, Bowe & Crummett, Associate, 1981 - 1983
  • Defender Association of Philadelphia, Assistant Defender, 1976 - 1981
  • Temple’s Beasley School of Law, Adjunct Professor

Classes and Seminars

  • “ERISA- Let There Be No Right Without A Remedy: Maximizing Recovery Under Section 510.”, Speaker and Moderator, 2011 Annual Convention of the National Employment Lawyers Association
  • “Retaliation Litigation Hot Spots”, Speaker, 2011 Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute
  • “Choosing Your Cases Wisely”, Speaker, 2011 Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute
  • “The Discovery Exchange: An interactive exchange designed to engage the panelist and audience in a fast-paced discussion about various discovery issues that arise in employment cases”, Speaker, 2010 Annual Convention of the National Employment Lawyers Association, - 2010
  • “You get What You Pay For: How to Successfully Challenge Releases Under the OWBPA in the Post-Guidant Era”, Speaker, Pennsylvania Bar Institute 16th Annual Employment Law Institute, - 2010
  • “Employment Law Update 2006,”, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, - 2006
  • Adjunct Professor, Temple School of Law, 1983 - 1993
  • Speaker, 2010, on a panel for the litigation track concerning the use of jury research, focus groups, shadow juries for litigation and ADR techniques
  • Speaker and Moderator, 2012 Annual Convention of the National Employment Lawyers Association – Using Focus Groups Early and Often on a Tight Budget
  • Moderator/ 2014 Annual Convention of the NELA – Effective Strategies for Drafting Executive Employment Contracts
  • Course Planner-Speaker 2014-Al: ABA Employment Law Essentials and Best Practices
  • 2015: PACDL White Collar Panel – “Corporate Criminal Investigations, Employment Law and Whistleblowers: Navigating Your Client to a Safe Harbor”
  • 2015: Course Planner-Speaker ALI-ABA Employment Law Essentials and Best Practices

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Patricia V. Pierce

Included on the 2023 Pennsylvania list


Past Lists

  • 2022 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2005 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2004 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Patricia V. Pierce on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Best Lawyers in America, 1995 - 2011
  • Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers in Pennsylvania, 2004 - 2011
  • SuperLawyers is also published in Philadelphia Magazine each selection year
  • Distinguished Faculty Member, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, - 1994
  • Rutgers Community Scholar, 1974 - Present
  • “Champions For Social Justice and Equality Award” Rutgers Black Law Student Association, 1999 - Present
  • Top 50 Women Attorneys in Pennsylvania, 2012 - 2014
  • Employment Attorney of the Year – Best Lawyers, 2013 - Present
  • AV (Preeminent) peer review rated attorney from Martindale-Hubell

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Office Information

Address

1339 Chestnut StreetSuite 500 Philadelphia, PA 19107

Fax

  • (215) 665-8464

Publication

Articles

  • “It’s Not Just White Men Anymore,”, Pennsylvania Bar Institute 14th Annual Northeast Regional Employment Law Institute, 2008
  • “Trial Presentation Strategies That Work,”, Pennsylvania Bar Institute 14th Annual Northeast Regional Employment Law Institute, 2008
  • “Mixed Motive Cases – Finding the Line,”, Pennsylvania Bar Institute 13th Annual Northeast Regional Employment Law Institute, 2007
  • “Update and Recent Developments in the Law of Workplace Harassment,”, Pennsylvania Bar Institute 12th Annual Northeast Regional Employment Law Institute, 2006
  • “Preparing a Case on a Shoestring Budget: Your Friend Hal,” We the People: Reclaiming the Justice System, National Employment Lawyers Association, 2005
  • “The Jury Charge in Sexual Harassment Cases – or You Can’t Always Get What You Want,”, Pennsylvania Bar Institute 11th Annual Northeast Regional Employment Law Institute, 2005
  • “The Santa Clara Experiment: A New Fee-Generating Model for Clinical Legal Education,”, Clinical Law Review, New York University School of Law/Association of American Law Schools/Clinical Legal Education Association, 1997
  • 2015 “Corporate Criminal Investigations, Employment Law and Whistleblowers”, with Lori Mach Ortiz
  • 2015 “Ethical Issues Involving ESI In Employment Law”, with Lori Mach Ortiz
  • 2014 “Avoiding Potential Ethical Minefields”, Ali-ABA Employment Law Best Practices
  • 2014 “Retaliation Claims After Vance and Nassar”, Ali-ABA Employment Law Best Practices

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