Chris Peirce

Chris Peirce is a trial lawyer and litigator who advocates for his clients with passion and a single-minded focus on delivering outstanding results. Chris is Board Certified in Insurance Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Chris passed the Texas Board of Legal Specialization’s Insurance Law examination the first year it was offered and is one of only 53 attorneys in the State of Texas that maintains this certification. Chris has more than 20 years of experience litigating matters in federal and state courts throughout Texas. He has extensive experience in cases involving insurance disputes, catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, construction defects, business disputes, and product liability.

Chris possesses a keen understanding of the insurance industry after serving as defense counsel for multiple insurance companies during the first 15 years of his career. That experience combined with careful planning and a focus on the issues likely to influence a case have helped produce an outstanding record of achievement for his clients and an in-depth understanding of how the other side operates.

After graduating from the University of Houston Law Center, where he served as associate editor of the Houston Business and Tax Law Journal, Chris passed the bar in November of 2004 and then worked for several years at two prominent insurance defense firms, in Houston and Dallas, where he worked primarily as a defense attorney handling first-party insurance claims. In July of 2017, he joined Hossley & Embry, bringing his extensive knowledge and experience from the defense side of first-party insurance claims to the Hossley & Embry team.

Chris was born and raised in Klein, Texas. An avid soccer player from a young age, Chris played two years of Division 1 soccer at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and was named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team. After transferring to the University of Texas to complete his undergraduate education, Chris was considered for the Rhodes and Marshall Scholarships based on his academic record.

Chris is married to Erin Woodward Peirce, an elder law attorney who practices in Plano, Texas. They live in Frisco, Texas with their son Charlie, and two dogs, Lucy and Duffy.


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