Niles Pierson is an associate in the Litigation Department with a focus on labor and employment issues.
Mr. Pierson received his J.D. from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law in 2015, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif and served as the executive notes editor of the Southern California Law Review. He earned a B.A. in philosophy from the University of California, Berkeley, in 2008.
During law school, Mr. Pierson served as a student scholar in the Saks Institute for Mental Health, Law and Policy; the academic co-chair of the Black Law Students Association; and vice president of the Government Law Organization. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Pierson externed at the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in the chambers of Judge Arthur L. Alarcón and worked as a summer law clerk in the Office of the General Counsel to the University of Southern California. Mr. Pierson also volunteered at the Watsonville Law Center with the Legal Aid Alternative Breaks program, aided welfare recipients with the Public Counsel CARES program, and taught local high school students about the law with Street Law & Teen Court programs.
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