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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Robert S. Strauss Tower
2001 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20006-1037
United States
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Work Department

Partner; Litigation


Tony Pierce is the partner in charge of the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Tony draws on more than three decades of trial and litigation experience to deliver positive results. Clients look to Tony as a problem-solver, an aggressive advocate and a reliable source of practical legal advice. His clients span an array of industries, including technology, telecommunications, health care, energy, media and entertainment, financial services and government contracting.

His range of cases is equally broad. Tony has defended large class actions and complex commercial disputes involving breach of contract, consumer protection, data privacy, trade secrets, product liability, intellectual property and high-level employment claims. He also has conducted numerous internal investigations. An experienced trial lawyer, Tony brings well-honed litigation skills, ingenuity and a vigorous presence.

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  • Member, Greater Washington Partnership.
  • Member, Federal City Council.
  • General Counsel, Economic Club of Washington.
  • Former chair, Greater Washington Board of Trade.
  • Former President and Member of Board of Trustees, Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia.
  • Member, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia’s Advisory Committee on Pro Se.
  • Member, Leadership Greater Washington Class of 2002.
  • Board Member, Indigent Civil Litigation Fund, Inc.


District of Columbia Bar, Virginia Bar


J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1987; B.S., George Mason University, 1983

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Dispute resolution > General commercial disputes

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is well versed in disputes in connection with investment funds, hedge funds and financial restructuring. Its client portfolio further sees a range of national corporations, which the firm can support from several offices. Team leader Stephen M. Baldini in New York also is a key contact for private equity and hedge funds in their contentious matters, while the Dallas-based M. Scott Barnard takes on business torts, fraud actions, and commercial contract disputes. Los Angeles’ Neal Ross Marder is noted for his consumer class action know-how. Anthony T. Pierce from the Washington DC and Seamus C Duffy in Philadelphia are also highlighted.