Gilbert Lynn Purcell

Gilbert Lynn Purcell

  • Asbestos & Mesothelioma
  • California, District of Columbia
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Summary

Widely regarded as the premiere asbestos trial lawyer - Mr. Purcell has tried, and been more successful in obtaining verdicts for victims of asbestos disease, than any other attorney. His trials span the western United States (Washington, Oregon and Utah) and throughout California (Alameda, Los Angeles, Solano, San Francisco, Sacramento, Santa Cruz, Orange, Riverside, Ventura, San Bernardino and Contra Costa counties). In addition to numerous mesothelioma, asbestos lung cancer and asbestosis trials, Mr. Purcell tried the very first asbestos-related non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma cases in Washington and Oregon, as well as asbestos-related colorectal cancer case in California. He is rated "AV Preemient" by Martindale–Hubbell, indicating that he has achieved the height of professional excellence. This peer–reviewed rank indicates the highest level of skill and integrity in an attorney’s practice areas. His peers have also selected Mr. Purcell as a Northern California Super Lawyer for ten consecutive years.

Education
Pembroke College at Cambridge University
International Economics and Courts
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Pepperdine University School of Law
J.D. (1993)
Activities: Pepperdine University Law Review
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University of California - Los Angeles
B.A. (1980) | Economics
Honors: Alumni Scholar
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Rostker v. Goldberg: A Step Backward in Equal Protection, or a Justifiable Affirmation of Congressional Power?
Pepperdine Law Review
Awards
Northern California Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
2004-2014
AV - Preeminent
Martindale Hubbell
Distinguished Alumnus Award
Pepperdine University School of Law
Commencement Address - 2013 Graduation Ceremonies
Attorney of the Year
The Recorder
Professional Associations
Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC)
Board of Governors
Current
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American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
Member
Current
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Consumer Attorneys of California
Board of Directors
Current
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Consumer Attorneys of California
Board of Governors
Current
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American Association for Justice
Member
Current
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Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
Member
Current
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Public Justice Center
Member
Current
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Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Chicago Area
Member
Current
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San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association (SFTLA)
Member
Current
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The Bar Association of San Francisco
Member
Current
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Marin County Bar Association
Member
Current
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California State Bar # 113603
Member
- Current
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American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
Diplomat
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
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9th Circuit
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U.S. Court of Appeals
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U.S. District Courts
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Practice Area
  • Asbestos & Mesothelioma
Websites & Blogs
Website
Brayton Purcell Website
Contact & Map
222 Rush Landing Rd
Novato, CA 94945
USA