Pierce & O'Neill, LLP is a Houston-based civil litigation firm specializing in the trial and appeal of complex business and energy litigation cases in Texas and throughout the United States on behalf of individuals, small companies, corporations and Fortune 500 companies. Whether in a state or federal courtroom or through the arbitration/mediation process, the attorneys at Pierce & O'Neill bring with them the extensive experience, knowledge, resources and sophistication required to prosecute or defend civil litigation matters, regardless of their size or complexity. This tenacity has earned them a reputation for excellence among their clients and peers.
Jesse Pierce and Jack O'Neill formed Pierce & O'Neill with one goal in mind — to establish a boutique trial and appellate firm with a primary focus on complex business and energy litigation. This focused approach has allowed them to concentrate their expertise and knowledge with a specific client base in mind, thereby benefiting their clients with superior representation. Pierce & O'Neill is also committed to providing its clients with the most efficient, cost-effective representation available. The founders believe in investing in the most up-to-date hardware and software available to law firms, as well as employing the highly skilled personnel needed, in order to accomplish this goal.
Both Mr. Pierce and Mr. O'Neill have more than 35 years of experience trying complex civil litigation cases for commercial and energy industry clients. They are members of the American Board of Trial Advocates, have been selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers® since its inception in 2003, and have earned AV Preeminent ratings* from Martindale-Hubbell.
Most recently, Pierce & O'Neill was selected by both Global Law Experts, a premier guide to leading lawyers around the world, and Corporate INTL Magazine as the Energy & Natural Resources Law Firm of the Year in Texas for 2013. The firm has also been recognized as one of the nation's top law firms by U.S. News — Best Lawyers, and a "Go-To Law Firm" by in-house law departments at Fortune 500® companies for its work in litigation.
*AV Preeminent is a certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.