Brayton Purcell News

April 11, 2012

The Recorder Names James Nevin a “Fast Track” Lawyer

April 11, 2012 – James P. Nevin is one of 50 California lawyers on the “Fast Track” according to legal newspaper The Recorder. Recorder editors recognize attorneys whose early accomplishments indicate they will be tomorrow’s top lawyers and leaders. The lawyers were selected from over 300 nominees in their first 10 years of practice. They [...]
February 9, 2012

James Nevin Became Youngest Ever Associate Member of ABOTA

February 9, 2012 — On October 15, 2011, James P. Nevin became the youngest ever associate member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) San Francisco Chapter. The American Board of Trial Advocates is the national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the civil jury trial [...]
January 25, 2012

Brayton Purcell Selected for Sustainable North Bay Award

Assembly member Jared Huffman will present his January Sustainable North Bay Award to Brayton Purcell LLP in recognition of its environmentally responsible business practices. For more than a decade, Brayton Purcell has been striving to minimize its impact on the environment. The firm has demonstrated this commitment to conservation and sustainability by progressively introducing business [...]
January 17, 2012

Big Asbestos Trial Under Way in San Francisco

Cynthia Foster, The Recorder San Francisco — January 18, 2012 — Lawyers for about 30 different defendants crowded into a makeshift San Francisco courtroom this week as trial got under way, after some delays, in a major asbestos case. Plaintiff’s lawyer Gilbert Purcell, of Novato’s Brayton Purcell, said the case shares similarities and defendants with [...]
September 1, 2009

Tobacco Industry Shenanigans, Advertising Methods & Litigation Issues

Senior Partner Gil Purcell Gives Presentation on the Status of Tobacco Litigation to Members of the NorCal American Lung Association September 1, 2009 — On Monday, August 17, board members from the Northern California offices of the American Lung Association (ALA) came to Brayton Purcell as part of their summer retreat for a presentation on the tobacco [...]
August 5, 2009

Brayton Purcell’s Copyright Infringement Case Affirmed

Brayton Purcell Triumphs in Copyright Infringement Case On Wednesday, August 5, 2009, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the decision of the district court that Northern California was the proper venue for Brayton Purcell’s copyright infringement suit against the law firm of Recordon & Recordon. In May 2006, an arbitrator decided [...]
July 14, 2009

Berkeley Law Student Receives EBCLC Summer Fellowship

The Brayton Purcell Summer Fellowship at the East Bay Community Law Center Berkeley, CA — July 14, 2009 — The East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC) is pleased to announce the awarding of the third-annual Brayton Purcell Summer Fellowship at EBCLC. The partnership between the law firm of Brayton Purcell LLP and EBCLC is part of a three-year commitment [...]
December 16, 2008

CA Certified Appellate Specialist

Lloyd “Butch” LeRoy recertified as an Appellate Specialist in California December 16, 2008 — Lloyd “Butch” LeRoy, a Junior Partner at Brayton Purcell has been recertified as an appellate specialist by the State Bar of California. Mr. LeRoy, who manages the firm’s appellate practice group has been with the firm since April of 1999 and [...]
December 10, 2008

Metalclad’s Unibestos Insulation Cause of Mesothelioma

Janitor and Marine Machinist Wins Multi-Million Dollar Settlement for Mesothelioma San Francisco, CA — December 10, 2008 — After two weeks in trial, a retired San Francisco Bay Area janitor and marine machinist, on Tuesday, December 9, 2008, won a settlement in excess of $7.5 million from defendants responsible for his prior occupational exposure to [...]
June 23, 2008

Brayton Purcell Employees Participate in the Marin Human Race

Brayton Purcell Employees Earn Golden Sneaker Award at Marin Human Race June 23, 2008 — Brayton Purcell would like to congratulate its employees for their spirited participation in the Marin Human Race, the county’s largest collaborative community fund-raiser. Brayton Purcell’s team, the Marin Human Race Runners, were presented with the Golden Sneaker Award. This trophy [...]
April 11, 2012

The Recorder Names James Nevin a “Fast Track” Lawyer

April 11, 2012 – James P. Nevin is one of 50 California lawyers on the “Fast Track” according to legal newspaper The Recorder. Recorder editors recognize attorneys whose early accomplishments indicate they will be tomorrow’s top lawyers and leaders. The lawyers were selected from over 300 nominees in their first 10 years of practice. They [...]
February 9, 2012

James Nevin Became Youngest Ever Associate Member of ABOTA

February 9, 2012 — On October 15, 2011, James P. Nevin became the youngest ever associate member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) San Francisco Chapter. The American Board of Trial Advocates is the national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the civil jury trial [...]
January 25, 2012

Brayton Purcell Selected for Sustainable North Bay Award

Assembly member Jared Huffman will present his January Sustainable North Bay Award to Brayton Purcell LLP in recognition of its environmentally responsible business practices. For more than a decade, Brayton Purcell has been striving to minimize its impact on the environment. The firm has demonstrated this commitment to conservation and sustainability by progressively introducing business [...]
January 17, 2012

Big Asbestos Trial Under Way in San Francisco

Cynthia Foster, The Recorder San Francisco — January 18, 2012 — Lawyers for about 30 different defendants crowded into a makeshift San Francisco courtroom this week as trial got under way, after some delays, in a major asbestos case. Plaintiff’s lawyer Gilbert Purcell, of Novato’s Brayton Purcell, said the case shares similarities and defendants with [...]
September 1, 2009

Tobacco Industry Shenanigans, Advertising Methods & Litigation Issues

Senior Partner Gil Purcell Gives Presentation on the Status of Tobacco Litigation to Members of the NorCal American Lung Association September 1, 2009 — On Monday, August 17, board members from the Northern California offices of the American Lung Association (ALA) came to Brayton Purcell as part of their summer retreat for a presentation on the tobacco [...]
August 5, 2009

Brayton Purcell’s Copyright Infringement Case Affirmed

Brayton Purcell Triumphs in Copyright Infringement Case On Wednesday, August 5, 2009, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the decision of the district court that Northern California was the proper venue for Brayton Purcell’s copyright infringement suit against the law firm of Recordon & Recordon. In May 2006, an arbitrator decided [...]
July 14, 2009

Berkeley Law Student Receives EBCLC Summer Fellowship

The Brayton Purcell Summer Fellowship at the East Bay Community Law Center Berkeley, CA — July 14, 2009 — The East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC) is pleased to announce the awarding of the third-annual Brayton Purcell Summer Fellowship at EBCLC. The partnership between the law firm of Brayton Purcell LLP and EBCLC is part of a three-year commitment [...]
December 16, 2008

CA Certified Appellate Specialist

Lloyd “Butch” LeRoy recertified as an Appellate Specialist in California December 16, 2008 — Lloyd “Butch” LeRoy, a Junior Partner at Brayton Purcell has been recertified as an appellate specialist by the State Bar of California. Mr. LeRoy, who manages the firm’s appellate practice group has been with the firm since April of 1999 and [...]
December 10, 2008

Metalclad’s Unibestos Insulation Cause of Mesothelioma

Janitor and Marine Machinist Wins Multi-Million Dollar Settlement for Mesothelioma San Francisco, CA — December 10, 2008 — After two weeks in trial, a retired San Francisco Bay Area janitor and marine machinist, on Tuesday, December 9, 2008, won a settlement in excess of $7.5 million from defendants responsible for his prior occupational exposure to [...]
June 23, 2008

Brayton Purcell Employees Participate in the Marin Human Race

Brayton Purcell Employees Earn Golden Sneaker Award at Marin Human Race June 23, 2008 — Brayton Purcell would like to congratulate its employees for their spirited participation in the Marin Human Race, the county’s largest collaborative community fund-raiser. Brayton Purcell’s team, the Marin Human Race Runners, were presented with the Golden Sneaker Award. This trophy [...]