Heather A. Pierce has experience defending employers in a variety of employment matters, including claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistleblowing, wrongful termination, defamation, and breach of contract. She represents national companies in federal and state courts across the country, in arbitration proceedings, including arbitrations before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and at mediation.  Heather also counsels clients on employment policies and procedures, provides training and conducts investigations into workplace harassment.

Affiliazioni professionali e istituzionali


Rhode Island Supreme Court Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee


Named, The Best Lawyers in America®


Named, Rising Star

Rhode Island

Super Lawyers


Named, 40 Under Forty Honoree

Providence Business News


Order of the Coif


  • Privacy Issues in the Workplace, A Practical Guide to Employment Law in Rhode Island, Co-Author, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.

Speaking Engagements

2024 Rhode Island Employment Update

Providence, RI

January 25, 2024

2019 Rhode Island Employment Update

Providence, RI

May 21, 2019

2018 Rhode Island Employment Law

Providence, RI

May 15, 2018

Rhode Island Employment Law Update

Providence, RI

May 2, 2017


  • J.D., Boston College Law School, 2005magna cum laude
  • B.S., University of Connecticut, 2001magna cum laude

Foro di appartenenza

Rhode Island


  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit