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California-based Asbestos Law Firm.

Nationwide Mesothelioma Attorneys Exceeding Already High Expectations
You will not find a more capable, experienced, well-qualified, client-conscious, trial-able leader in asbestos trials and litigation born of decades-long national verdicts, settlements, product and location database essential for cases, and courteous, professional staffing at all levels of client services.
Celebrating over 40 years representing victims of asbestos exposures – in all settings and circumstances – we are the attorneys you need and will accomplish what you deserve.

At Brayton Purcell LLP, we have a client base in all 50 states, earning our AV Preeminent-rated* firm a nationwide reputation for multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements. Asbestos exposure victims and their family members have high expectations when retaining our firm. We want to do more than live up to those expectations. We want to exceed them. For over 40 years, client service has come first. For you, we promise the following:

  • To keep you informed and help you understand your legal choices and your case’s progress
  • To provide excellent advocacy
  • To handle your case effectively
  • To be available to meet legal needs as they arise
Asbestos Law Firm

With 30 attorneys, a 150-member support staff, and an in-house investigative team, we employ all our resources in building cases that lead to record-setting verdicts and settlements for victims of mesothelioma, lung cancer, asbestosis, and other asbestos-related illnesses. We enjoy a nationwide client base with many of our California-based mesothelioma attorneys admitted in multiple states.

For over 40 years, founding partner Alan Brayton has represented thousands of victims and their families who have been exposed to asbestos and who are now suffering from deadly diseases throughout the country. He is considered one of the leading asbestos attorneys in the United States and a renowned expert in asbestos bankruptcy law. Mr. Brayton has helped secure billions of dollars in compensation for asbestos victims around the country through verdicts, settlements, and uncovering insurance monies to fund bankruptcy trusts.

Gilbert Purcell — senior partner and lead trial counsel — is regarded as one of the country’s most knowledgeable and hard-working trial attorneys in the nation. His mission is to aggressively pursue just compensation on behalf of the men and women who have been lied to by corporations since the 1930s. He possesses a track record of excellence and success in the courtroom. He has tried numerous asbestos-related claims to verdict, securing numerous multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients in Northern California, Southern California, Oregon, Washington, and nationwide.

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For more information or to schedule a free initial consultation with an experienced asbestos lawyer, please contact Brayton Purcell LLP today.
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*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

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What Our Clients Say

Brayton Purcell has done a lot of work for me and I appreciate very much what you’ve done, what everyone has done…Thank you very, very much and I appreciate everything...
- Ralph Fisher
I just wanted to thank you so very much for all the work that you’ve done for us. This has allowed me to help my daughter an awful lot…This allowed...
- Irene Briedé
On behalf of myself and my family, I would like to extend our appreciation and gratitude for the way your firm handled my late husband’s case. Everyone that I dealt...
- Betty Peterson
When The Brayton-Purcell Firm took my case I had almost given up hope of ever getting before a jury. I had a difficult and long standing case and had already...
- Tajie Major
I’d like to thank Brayton & Purcell for all the work your firm has done for me. I have asbestosis and without Brayton Purcell representing me the likelihood of getting...
- Edward T. Foy
From my first contact with your firm, I have been treated with respect, compassion, and in a most professional manner. …Nothing will ever take away this pain of loss but...
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