Richard J. Pierce

Portrait of Richard J. Pierce, Jr.

Richard J. Pierce

Lyle T. Alverson Professor of Law


Office Phone: (202) 994-1549
Fax: (202) 994-5654
2000 H Street, NW Washington DC 20052

Professor Pierce is author of over twenty books and 130 articles on administrative law, government regulation, and the effects of various forms of government intervention on the performance of markets. His books and articles have been cited in hundreds of judicial opinions, including over a dozen opinions of the U.S. Supreme Court.

In the News

"NLRB’s Joint Employer Rule Triggers ‘Mess’ Over Court Review"

Bloomberg Law News quoted Richard Pierce in the steps the Supreme Court will likely take in the National Labor Relations Board’s rule on joint employment.

“Supreme Court case on fishing regulation could make waves for health care"

National Journal quoted Richard Pierce on the part of a “larger attack” on administrative cases.

WRC-NBC4 | Richard J. Pierce

WRC-NBC4 interviewed  Richard J. Pierce to help explain the legal battles and timeline of trial that Trump is facing in his third indictment in 2023.