Archie Carl Pierce

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Austin, TX

Wright & Greenhill PC
900 Congress Ave, Suite 500
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-476-4600
Fax: 512-476-5382
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1974
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Defense (50%), General Litigation (30%), State, Local & Municipal (20%)
Attorney Profile

Archie Carl Pierce is a shareholder in Wright & Greenhill PC, located in Austin, Texas. Focusing his practice primarily on civil litigation, he provides counsel to clients in the surrounding area, including insurance companies, governmental agencies and employees, property owners and others in cases involving civil rights defense, premises liability, defamation, personal injury and wrongful death. Mr. Pierce has represented plaintiffs as well. He was one of the lead attorneys that brought a case against three of the world's largest generic drug manufacturers under the state's Medicaid Fraud Prevention Act and that resulted in a substantial settlement in favor of his clients.

After receiving a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Texas at Austin in 1971, Mr. Pierce attended the University of Houston Law Center and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1974. While in law school, he was a member of the Houston Law Review. Admitted to practice in Texas, Mr. Pierce is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.

As defense counsel, Mr. Pierce has been able to achieve a great deal of success for his clients. He has received favorable verdicts for police officers and municipalities in several cases alleging the use of excessive force as well as a favorable verdict for a municipal agency alleged to have engaged in workplace sexual discrimination. His successful track record has earned him the recognition of his fellow professionals, as attested to by his receipt of an AV Preeminent* peer- review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Pierce is also certified as a specialist in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

*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.

About Archie Carl Pierce

Admitted: 1974, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.wrightgreenhill.com/About/Archie-C-Pierce.shtml

Honors/Awards

  • Order of the Barons, University of Houston Law School
  • Texas Super Lawyer® magazine (a ThomsoncReuters publication), 2003 - 2016
  • Houston Law Review, University of Houston Law School

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • Texas, 1974
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Member, 1976 - 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law, Board of Legal Specialization

Educational Background

  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas, B.A., 1971
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Office Location for Archie Carl Pierce

900 Congress Ave
Suite 500
Austin, TX 78701

Last Updated: 3/25/2021

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