John C. S. Pierce

  • Shareholder at Sirote & Permutt, P.C. (111 Attorneys)
  • One St. Louis Centre, Suite 1000, P.O. Drawer 2025, Mobile, AL 36602
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John represents clients in all areas of business and product liability litigation. He counsels businesses and business owners in the areas of construction, transportation, professional liability, products liability, business disputes, insurance matters and corporate formation and guidance.

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Sirote & Permutt Welcomes New Attorney John C.S. Pierce - 9/18/2014

Outside the Office

Penelope House Domestic Violence Shelter
Vice-President and Pro Bono legal counsel
Camp Rap-a-Hope
Board of Directors
Holy Spirit Episcopal Church

Speeches & Publications

•Speaker, “Time for a Change: The Battle over Price Spread and Collateral Source,” Defense Research Institute Annual Meeting
•Speaker, “Post-Sale Duties and the Legacy of the Restatement Third,” Defense Research Institute Product Liability Meeting, April 2011
•Speaker, “Dealing with the Difficult Expert Witness,” Defense Research Institute Trial Tactics Seminar
•Speaker, “Multi-Circuit Litigation: Advocating for a State System of Claim Aggregation,” Alabama Defense Lawyers
•Speaker, “Professor Plumb in the Parlor with A Candlestick: Clues to Effective Accident Investigation,” International Association of Defense Counsel Construction Law
•Speaker, “Inside, Outside, Upside Down: Partnering with In-House Counsel in Tough Economic Times,” Defense Research Institute Annual Meeting, October 2009
•Author, “To Twombly or Not to Twombly -- That is the Question,” DRI's For the Defense
•Author, “Is Abnormal Becoming the New Normal in Alabama,” Mealey's Litigation Report, Vol. 22 #20
•Co-editor, “State-by-State Price-Spread Damages Compendium,” DRI's Trial Tactics Committee

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Litigation
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Personal Injury Law
  • Labor and Employment
  • Industrials & Natural Resources

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
251.434.0102  Phone
251.434.0196  Fax
University Attended:
Birmingham Southern College, B.S., 1988
Law School Attended:
University of Alabama School of Law, JD, Served as Phi Alpha Delta Justice, Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society, Member, Farrah Law Society, Member, Law & Psychology Review, Lead Article Editor, 1991
Year of First admission:
Supreme Court of Alabama; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama; U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit; 1991, Alabama


•Defense Research Institute Trial Tactics Committee, Chair, 2014
•Defense Research Institute, Scaffolding, Cranes and Aerial Devices (SCAD) Specialized Litigation Group, Former chair
•Defense Research Institue, Member
•International Association of Defense Counsel, Member
•Product Liability Advisory Council, Member
•Admitted to practice
•US Supreme Court
•US Court of Appeals for the First and Eleventh Circuits
•US District Court for the Northern District of Florida
•Supreme Court of Alabama
•US District Court for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama

Birth Information:
Mobile, Alabama, August 3, 1966

Peer Reviews

  • 4.6/5.0 (19 reviews)
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