Overview

Loren L. Pierce is a principal in the Business and Commercial Litigation practice group.

Representing businesses from Fortune 500 companies to start-up ventures over the last 35 years, Loren’s experience is wide-ranging and specialized.  Her practice is focused on commercial, insurance coverage, and employment litigation.  She also has experience litigating environmental, class actions, construction, and fraud matters.  As lead attorney on multi-million dollar litigations, she has handled cases in federal and state courts, trying cases to conclusion and arguing before the appellate courts.  She counsels corporate and non-profit clients on commercial matters, and has prepared corporate-wide policies relating to compliance, employment, and electronic discovery issues.  She has handled litigation involving disputed international matters.

Before joining Bressler, Loren served as a Practice Group Manager for the Litigation & Insurance Services practice group at an AmLaw 200 New Jersey law firm, where she co-founded the firm’s Women’s Initiative.

Loren is a current member of the Board of the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association, and previously held positions including President, President-Elect, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.  She was a member of the Amicus Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association.  She is also a member of the National Association of Women Lawyers and serves on the Annual Meeting Planning Committee. Loren is a member of the American, New Jersey, and District of Columbia Bar Associations, and also serves as a Fellow of the American Bar Association.

Loren has lectured at numerous seminars on various litigation and insurance topics for the New Jersey State Bar Association, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, and other groups.  Loren is also a student mentor with NJLEEP. 

Awards & Accolades

  • Selected to the list of the New Jersey Law Journal's "Top Women in Law, 2016
  • Received the "Professional Lawyer of the Year" award conferred by the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law, 2015
  • Recognized in the New Jersey Law Journal’s "Leaders Among Women and Minorities" List, 2005
  • Included in the list of the Best Lawyers in America®, 2006-2022
  • Selected to the list of the New JerseSuper Lawyers, 2009-2013, 2017-2021
  • Recognized on the list of the ALM’s “Women Leaders in the Law,” 2014-2018
  • Selected to the list of Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent lawyers
  • Received the Distinguished Service Award conferred by Volunteer Lawyers for Justice®

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Experience

Experience

  • Selective Insurance Company of America v. Boy Scouts of America, 2018, WL 1609342 (E.D. Pa. Apr. 2, 2018)
  • Citizens Ins. Co. of Am. v. Selective Way Ins. Co., No. CIV.A. 14-6232, 2015 WL 1650105 (E.D. Pa. Apr. 14, 2015)
  • Selective Ins. Co. of South Carolina v. Hershey Equipment Co., 2015, WL 539639 (E.D. Pa. Feb. 20, 2015)
  • New Jersey Mfrs. Ins. Co v. National Cas.Co., No. A-5197-10 (App. Div. July 20, 2012)
  • New Jersey Mfrs. Ins. Co. v. Nat. Cas. Co., 413 N.J.Super. 94, 992 A.2d 837 (App. Div. 2011)
  • Peter Risko v. Thompson Muller Auto.Group, Inc., 206 N.J. 506, 20 A.3d 1123 (2011)
  • Brenner v. Hartford Life Ins. Co., 853 N.Y.S.2d 57, 49 A.D.3d 296 (N.Y. App. Div. 2008)
  • New Jersey Mfrs. Ins. Co. v. Nat’l Cas. Co., 393 N.J. Super. 340, 923 A.2d 315 (App. Div. 2007)
  • New Castle County v. Hartford Acc. and Indem. Co., 778 F.Supp. 812 (D. Del. 1991)
  • New Castle County v. Hartford Acc. and Indem. Co., 933 F.2d 1162 (3d Cir. 1991)
  • Hartford Life Ins. Co. v. Rosenfeld, No. CIV.A. 05-5542 (KSH), 2007 WL 2226014 (D.N.J. Aug. 01, 2007)
  • Pine Belt Enters., Inc. v. SC & E Admin. Servs., Inc., No. CIV.A.04-105 (SRC), 2005 WL 2469672 (D.N.J. Oct. 06, 2005)
  • Kutner Buick, Inc. v. Crum & Foster Corp., No. CIV. A. 95-CV-1268, 1995 WL 508175 (E.D. Pa. Aug. 24, 1995)
  • Murphy Oil USA, Inc. v. U.S. Fid. & Guar. Co., No. 91-1157, 1992 WL 465701 (W.D. Ark. Dec. 21, 1992)

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Associations & Organizations

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Insurance Law Section, New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Member, District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Member, New Jersey Women Lawyers Association
  • Member, National Association of Women Lawyers
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation

Civic Involvement

  • Student Mentor, NJLEEP

Education

  • Seton Hall Law School, J.D., 1985
  • Lafayette College, A.B., 1982

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New Jersey
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • 2022 Best Lawyers Badge
  • SL2021
  • 2020 Super Lawyers
  • 2019 Best Lawyers
  • 2019 Super Lawyers
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