Amy J. Pierce’s practice is comprised of a broad range of civil litigation, including representation of clients in complex business litigation and arbitrations, labor and employment disputes, securities arbitrations, franchise litigation, and contract disputes. Amy has represented various types of clients in her legal career, including insurance companies, fast food restaurants, broker-dealers, public and private companies, governmental agencies, boards, and individuals.
In addition to her experience in the litigation arena, Amy also assists employers by counseling them in areas they face in today’s workforce, including employment policies and procedures, terminations, discipline, employment contracts, and various other employment-related areas.
Amy also provides mediation and arbitration services. She completed her mediation training through the Harvard Negotiation Institute.
She also has extensive experience in representing clients at all appellate levels.
She received her juris doctorate from Oklahoma City University, cum laude, in 1999 and her B.S. from Oklahoma State University in 1996.
While in law school, Amy served as a legal intern for the Honorable John TeSelle in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Oklahoma. Amy was a member of the Oklahoma City University Honors Moot Court and was a recipient of the CALI Trial Practice, Future Excellence and Legal Research and Writing Awards, as well as the Ernest L. Wilkinson Excellence in Native American Law Award.
Amy is admitted to practice in all Oklahoma Courts, the U.S. District Courts for the Western, Northern, and Eastern Districts of Oklahoma, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
Awarded “Top 25 Women in Law” for the State of Oklahoma – Super Lawyers® (2018)
Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent®
Best Lawyers by U.S. News & World Report (2014 - 2017):
Litigation, Labor, and Employment (2016)
Employment Law Management (2016)
Super Lawyers® (2008-2015):
Labor and Employment Law
Professional Memberships & Affiliations
Oklahoma Bar Association (Appellate and Employment Law sections)
American Bar Association (Litigation section; Labor and Employment Law section)
Oklahoma Lawyers for Children volunteer
Member of the Oklahoma Bar Association Civil Procedure and Women in Law Committees (2009-2011 term)
Member of the Oklahoma 4-H Foundation Board
Shotton v. Pitkin, 2015 WL 5091984 (W.D. Okla. Aug. 28, 2015)
Rott v. Oklahoma Tax Comm'n, 604 Fed.Appx. 705 (10th Cir. 2015)
MCC Management of Naples, Inc. v. International Bancshares Corp., 2012 WL 19654 (10th Cir., Jan. 5, 2012)
Douglas v. Miller et. al, 2012 WL 1066129 (W.D. Okla. March 29, 2012)
Williams v. Defender Services, Inc., 2011 WL 489791 (W.D. Okla., Feb. 7, 2011)
Ada Electric Cars, LLC v. Kemp, et al., 2012 OK 110, 294 P.3d 448
Hollaway v. Unum Lifes Ins. Co. of America, 2003 OK 90, 89 P.3d 1022
Clark v. Stipe Law Firm, 320 F.Supp.2d 1207 (W.D. Okla. 2004)
Marlin Oil v. Barby Energy, 2002 CIV APP 92, 55 P.3d 446
Oklahoma Tax Commission v. International Registration Plan, 264 F.Supp.2d 990 (W.D. Okla. 2003)