Pierce is an attorney in the firm’s Louisville office with the Real Estate Practice Group. Pierce’s practice involves both transactional law and litigation, focusing on assisting clients in the siting and development of utility-scale of solar projects across the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Pierce graduated magna cum laude from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law in 2021, where he simultaneously earned his Master of Urban Planning (MUP) degree. While in law school, he was associate editor of the Journal of Animal and Environmental Law, a pupil in the Brandeis Inn of Court, and twice published as a fellow with the Resilience Justice Project. In his master’s studies, he was named the MUP program’s “Student of the Year.”
Pierce’s work involves both transactional law and litigation but consists primarily of:
Assisting with the Siting Board application process to site and develop utility-scale solar farms, including drafting motions and discovery documents, planning and zoning reviews, and administrative compliance.
Assisting with commercial real estate transactions, including diligence review of commercial leases and sale agreements, planning and zoning needs, title insurance review, and green energy loan compliance for multiple types of real property including utility-scale solar farms, commercial buildings, and multifamily housing units.
University of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law, J.D., 2021, magna cum laude
University of Louisville, M.U.P., Masters of Urban Planning, 2021
Middle Tennessee State University, B.S., Anthropology, 2013
Jefferson County Circuit Court, Angela McCormick Bisig
“Justice, Resilience, and Disruptive Histories: A South Florida Case Study,” 34(2) Colorado Environmental Law Journal, December 2022
“Resilience Justice and Urban Water Planning,” Seton Hall Law Review: Vol. 52: Iss. 5, Article 4, June 2022
“Resilience Justice and Community-Based Blue and Green Infrastructure,” 45(3) William and Mary Environmental Law & Policy Review 665-737, June 2021