Lindsey L. Pierce



Lindsey Pierce is an associate and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP, based in the firm's San Diego office. She is a member of the firm’s Trademark, Copyright, and Advertising Counseling Practice.

Lindsey was previously a member of the firm’s Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice.  She has experience handling discovery and motion practice, legal research, and case management in pre-trial, appellate, and arbitration matters.  Her litigation practice focused on corporate contractual disputes, and also included complex coordinated tort proceedings, unfair competition and false advertising defense, and First Amendment issues.  Lindsey began her career with Foley in 2019 as a summer associate in the firm’s Litigation Practice.

While a student at the University Of San Diego School Of Law, Lindsey was a corporate counsel extern with Grand Pacific Resorts in Carlsbad, California. During law school, Lindsey also worked as a research assistant, where she prepared memoranda of recent Trademark case law to assist Professor Lisa Ramsey with a publication on Trademark law and First Amendment issues.

Lindsey was a judicial extern for the Honorable Thomas J. Whelan in the United States District Court, Southern District of California. She reviewed motions and briefs and assisted in drafting orders of the court.

While a master’s student at San Diego State University in 2017, Lindsey was a Rhetoric and Writing Studies teaching associate. She taught the undergraduate writing course “Rhetoric of Written Argument.” Lindsey also worked as an English instructor at Kaplan College International in San Diego, California. She taught English as a second language to international adults at the high-intermediate level.


  • University of San Diego School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2020)
    • Order of the Coif
    • Faculty Honor Scholarship
    • CALI Award, Trademark Law
    • CALI Award, Copyright Law
    • Student speaker, USPTO Live Hearing Stadium Tour
  • San Diego State University (M.A., 2017)
    • Rhetoric and Writing Studies
    • Chairperson, Rhetoric Society of America student chapter
    • Grant proposal writer, Rhetoric and Writing Studies (RWS) Department
  • San Diego State University (B.A., 2013)
    • Social Sciences


  • Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) Cambridge University at International House, Riviera Maya, Mexico (2014)


  • California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit