J. J. Pierson

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Top Rated Alternative Dispute Resolution Attorney in Short Hills, NJ

J. J Pierson, Esq.
 | The Arbitration Centre, 51 JFK Parkway - First Floor West
Short Hills, NJ 07078
Phone: 201-450-4907
Fax: 973-359-8161
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1983
Practice Areas:
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution


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J. J. Pierson has served as a full-time Arbitrator and Mediator in labor and commercial matter since 1977.  He is recognized nationally as a specialist in settling labor-management disputes in numerous industries, most notably within the construction industry.  

With offices in New Jersey, New York,  Los Angeles and Philadelphia, Mr. Pierson has rendered 6,000 arbitration awards in labor-management disputes and in complex disputes related to business,  employment, government, insurance, ERISA and Taft Hartley funds and construction.  He serves as Permanent Arbitrator in more than 100 collecting bargaining agreements and Project Labor Agreements (PLA).

Mr. Pierson commenced his arbitration practice in 1977, after completed his term as an assistant commissioner in the New Jersey Department of Labor and Industry.  His career as a full-time Arbitrator has been recognized by Membership in the National Academy of Arbitrators.  He also holds the designation of Fellow in the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and certified as a Chartered Arbitrator.  In 2018, the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers announced Mr. Pierson's election as a Fellow, the highest recognition by ones colleagues of sustained outstanding performance in the profession, exemplifying integrity, dedication and excellence. 

Mr. Pierson was admitted to practice law in the State of New Jersey in 1983 and before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. Since 2005, he has been served in appointments as a Mediator on the Federal Court’s Panel of Mediators.  Mr. Pierson also serves on the Panel of Arbitrators under the national Plan for the Settlement of Jurisdictional Disputes in the Construction Industry and the New York Plan for the Settlement of Jurisdictional Disputes.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/j-j-pierson-esq-fciarb-7244809/

Practice Areas
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Alternative Dispute Resolution (100%): Arbitration, Mediation

Focus Areas

Arbitration, Mediation


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Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020

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About J. Pierson

Admitted: 1983, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: http://www.jjpierson.com


  • Member - National Academy of Arbitrators for Membership (since 1985);  Fellow - College of Labor and Employment Lawyers

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Fellow - College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, 2018
  • Fellow - Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, 1995

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Bar Association, 1985
  • New Jersey Bar Association, 1985
  • National Academy of Arbitrators, 1985
  • The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, 2018
  • New Jersey Bar, 1983
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey, Panel of Mediators, 2005
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Fellow, 1995

Educational Background:

  • Pennsylvania Military College (Widener University) - BS 1969;  Rutgers University - School of Management and Labor Relations - MA 1977.

Industry Groups

  • Auto
  • Clothing And Fashion
  • Construction
  • Education
  • Entertainment
  • Food Production And Distribution
  • Police And Fire
  • Transportation
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Office Location for J. J. Pierson

The Arbitration Centre
51 JFK Parkway - First Floor West
Short Hills, NJ 07078

Phone: 201-450-4907

Fax: 973-359-8161

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Last Updated: 10/10/2019

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