Pierce Atwood LLP is a highly regarded full service law firm based in New England, recognized nationally and internationally for its expertise in complex and class action litigation, energy production and distribution, midmarket mergers and acquisitions, information security and technology, commercial real estate development, and complex construction projects. 

Pierce Atwood provides legal and business counsel to its clients, which range from regional and local enterprises, utilities, financiers, middle-market companies, entrepreneurs, and individuals, to Fortune 500 companies, multinational corporations, and state and foreign governments. Clients derive superior value based on the firm’s efficient and cost-effective service structure coupled with its high level of sophistication, responsiveness, and industry expertise.

Practice Philosophy

At the Pierce Atwood law firm, our success is built on three core strengths: attracting and retaining superb legal talent, achieving superior client satisfaction, and delivering exceptional value. Our attorneys understand that our clients want creative and timely legal solutions from attorneys who understand their businesses. We also understand that clients want responsiveness and efficiency in the delivery of legal services. Our goal is to deliver all of these.

Honors & Distinctions

Pierce Atwood is a multiservice regional law firm comprised of 160 responsive, creative, collaborative, and hard-working professionals who serve our clients from offices in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, the District of Columbia, and Stockholm, Sweden. We are pleased that so many of our attorneys have been recognized and honored both nationally and internationally, and have served as judges, governors, and members of Congress.

Chambers 2020 High Net Worth logo
BTI 2020

Diversity & Inclusion

At the Pierce Atwood law firm, we value and respect the differences among all people, believe that our differences enhance our results, and recognize that only a diverse and inclusive workplace can provide the best ideas, the best resources, and the best people to serve our clients.

We believe that diversity means celebrating the differences among individuals. We value the unique characteristics, thoughts and experiences that are shared at our law firm every day. The ideals of diversity are integrated into our law firm's long-established guiding principles of creating a welcoming, caring, and enjoyable place for our attorneys and staff to work.

Pro Bono and Community Service

An ethic of public service is deeply rooted in Pierce Atwood’s history and culture. The firm also has a long and proud history of supporting a wide range of nonprofit and charitable organizations in the various communities in which we live and work. We are proud that so many of our attorneys and staff devote their time to important causes and organizations.