David Albert Pierce is Managing Member of PIERCE LAW GROUP LLP, a boutique entertainment law firm law with an emphasis on providing employment law counseling for independent film and television production companies. Pierce Law Group has served as legal counsel for marquee film and television production companies such as Kevin Spacey´s Trigger Street Productions, David Arquette´s Coquette Productions, Morgan Creek, Lions Gate Films, Lions Gate Television, Starz!/Encore, Cartoon Network and Harpo Productions, to name just a few. He most recently was Co-Executive Producer for the critically acclaimed independent film Mercy, written, directed and staring Scott Caan. David is a frequent lecturer on the legal issues confronting the entertainment industry. In 2010 David was a featured speaker at The Saint Petersburg University´s Film & Television School´s Producer´s Symposium Program in St. Petersburg, Russia. He is also a regular columnist and writer for MovieMaker Magazine on entertainment law.