2017 Speakers


Natalie Pierce

Shareholder and Co-Chair

Littler’s Robotics, AI & Automation Practice Group

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 1200 attorneys worldwide. Natalie Pierce is a trial attorney who represents start-ups to global corporations on all aspects of the employer-employee relationship. Pierce is on Littler’s Board of Directors and is also on the board of the Bar Association of San Francisco. Pierce Co-Chairs Littler’s Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Automation 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 workplaces. 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. Pierce 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.


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