R. Wayne Pierce, Esquire

Pierce Adventure Law


R. Wayne Pierce is the “adventure lawyer.” We build business dreams into quests for adventure. It’s a wild ride that we help you master with our industry relationships, experience, and commitment, as well as the industry’s only dedicated legal practice. During 35 years, all of the major industry trade groups, most of the top chains and specialty insurers, countless adventurpreneurs, and numerous industry causes have trusted our skills and leadership to solve their preventive, business, and litigation needs. Wayne is the only lawyer elected to the World Waterpark Association’s Hall of Fame, a recognition of his accomplishments as a “pioneer or innovator who played an integral role in the development of the water leisure industry and the WWA.” He has also been elected to the Outdoor Amusement Business Association’s Hall of Fame, and serves as general counsel for the International Association of Trampoline Parks. He served on the WWA’s Board of Directors and chaired its Strategic Planning Committee from 2003-2010, and is a contributing author to the WWA’s Developer’s Guide. He was selected for Aquatic International’s Power 25 as one of the most powerful professionals in the entire waterpark field and the only lawyer who represents operators. He is the only lawyer to receive the World Waterpark Association’s 1995 Best Speaker Award and the coveted 1997 Kelly C. Ogle Memorial Safety Award. He served as legal counsel for — and a principal force behind — some of industry’s most critical initiatives, including the Waterpark Best Practices Council, the Waterpark Safety Forum, the Children’s Drowning Prevention Council, and the World Waterpark Association’s insurance program.