David H. Pierce

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Sherman Oaks, CA

David H. Pierce & Associates PC
 | 15260 Ventura Blvd, Suite 730
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Phone: 818-826-5480
Fax: 818-826-5486
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2010, 2012 - 2014, 2020
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas:
  • Construction Litigation: Business (50%),
  • Real Estate: Consumer (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • General Litigation (10%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney David H. Pierce is the founding partner of David H. Pierce & Associates PC in Sherman Oaks, California. A top-rated civil litigation attorney, Mr. Pierce represents a diverse range of clients throughout Southern California, specifically the Los Angeles metro area, San Fernando Valley, and Orange County areas who have complex, pressing legal issues involving any of the following:

  • Construction defects claims
  • Contract negotiations and disputes, mechanic's liens and other commercial matters
  • Real estate broker issues and disputes
  • Professional liability claims, such as errors and omissions insurance
  • Premises liability claims arising from construction site accidents as well as accidents that occur on other people's properties
  • Personal injury and wrongful death claims arising from car, truck and other motor vehicle accidents
  • Automobile liability claims
  • Intentional torts
  • Employment law issues, such as workplace discrimination, harassment and wrongful termination

Before entering the legal profession, Mr. Pierce worked for a major insurance company, where he handled a variety of property damage and casualty claims. He also has extensive experience in the construction and insurance, and to date, he has successfully litigated more than 1,000 matters as well as many more mediations, arbitrations and negotiations.

A graduate from the University of Colorado at Boulder, Mr. Pierce obtained his Juris Doctor from Lincoln Law School in Sacramento, California, and he has practiced law since 1990. Along with practicing before all of California's state courts, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Central and Eastern districts of California and the U.S. Supreme Court. Additionally, he holds his real estate license in California.

Active in his legal community, Mr. Pierce is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel and the Los Angeles County Bar Association as well as The State Bar of California. He has also earned an AV-Preeminent* peer-review rating from Martindale-Hubbell as well as numerous other awards and honors for his impeccable professionalism, ethics, and exceptional legal abilities.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Construction Litigation (50%): Construction Defects

Real Estate (10%)

Personal Injury - General (10%): Wrongful Death

General Litigation (10%)

Employment Litigation (10%)

Business Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Construction Defects, Wrongful Death


Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2010, 2012 - 2014, 2020

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About David Pierce

Admitted: 1990, California

Professional Webpage: https://dhpierce.com/david-h-pierce-founding-partner/


  • Southern California Super Lawyers, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2014
  • Highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards, AV Preeminent , Martindale-Hubbell, 2010

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Supreme Court of the United States, 2014
  • Central Federal District of California, 1991
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), 2008
  • Eastern Federal Districts of California, 2012
  • State Bar of California; Los Angeles County Bar Association; Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, 1990

Representative Clients:

  • General Security and SCOR insurance companies, individual, small business and corporate entities, 2019

Educational Background:

  • University of Colorado (Boulder) BA (Economics), 1983

Industry Groups

  • LACBA (litigation)
  • Southern California Defense Counsel
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Office Location for David H. Pierce

15260 Ventura Blvd
Suite 730
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Phone: 818-826-5480

Fax: 818-826-5486

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Last Updated: 8/14/2019

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