Natalie Pierce is a San Francisco-based Shareholder with Littler, the largest law firm devoted exclusively to representing employers in labor and employment matters, with over 1300 attorneys worldwide. Natalie is a trial attorney who represents start-ups to global corporations on all aspects of the employer-employee relationship. She serves on Littler’s Board of Directors and is also on the board of the Bar Association of San Francisco.
Natalie Co-Chairs Littler’s Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Automation Industry practice group, which is focused on providing representation and compliance assistance to employers in the robotics industry and employers integrating automation, AI, telepresence and robotics into their workspaces. This practice group partnered with a major insurance provider to create the first integrated policy covering users of robotics and robots with ingrained artificial intelligence. As a nationally recognized expert in the field of the labor and employment issues raised by disruptive technologies, Natalie appears frequently in the media and is an accomplished speaker, invited regularly to lecture at academic institutions and professional organizations across the country. She is also a member of the firm’s Unfair Competition and Trade Secrets practice group, Wage and Hour practice group, a core member of Littler’s Business Restructuring practice group, and is co-chair of the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Council.
Natalie received her undergraduate degree from U.C. Berkeley and earned her J.D. from Columbia University School of Law, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and received the Emil Schlesinger Labor Law Prize at graduation.