Our Beliefs

Our Philosophy

"Attorneys Helping People"

Providing excellent service to our clients is the highest goal of Brayton Purcell, L.L.P. We pledge to work ceaselessly on on your behalf, providing exceptional advocacy and unparalleled responsiveness. The compassion for and dedication to our clients can be witnessed both in and out of the court room.

We are dedicated to the highest ethical standards, adopting the goals expressed in the Mission Statement of the American Association for Justice:

  • Seek justice for all...
  • Preserve the constitutional right to trial by jury...
  • Prevent injury from occurring...
  • Champion the cause of those who deserve redress for injury to person or property...
  • Promote the public good through concerted efforts to secure safe products, a safe workplace, a clean environment, and quality health care...
  • Further the rule of law and the civil justice system, and protect the rights of the accused...
  • Inspire excellence in advocacy through training and education...
  • Advance the common law and the finest traditions of jurisprudence...
  • Uphold the honor and dignity of the legal profession.

Our Motto: At Brayton Purcell LLP, our motto is "Attorneys Helping People", which symbolizes our commitment to our clients.

Our Community

"Putting Our Clients and Community First"

As active members of our community, we support many nonprofit groups that help our clients, consumers, workers, and families. These groups include the American Cancer Society and the American Lung Association.

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We encourage you to look at the list of groups we support on our Giving Back page to learn more about our values.

Our Associations & Memberships

Recognized for our commitment to justice, our clients, and our community, Brayton Purcell, L.L.P. has been selected to take part in many different Memberships and Associations throughout the years:


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Our Primerus Profile

Our firm is a member of the International Society of Primerus Law Firms, a highly selective society of the world’s finest independent boutique law firms. The International Society of Primerus Law Firms (Primerus) is a society of top-rated, independent, boutique law firms that have earned the right to display the Primerus seal of quality.

As one of the most respected law firm societies, Primerus has become the size of some of the world’s largest law firms. Primerus is growing at an unprecedented pace, and is expanding throughout the U.S., Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean. With thousands of lawyers in the society, Primerus members, collectively, offer clients breadth of expertise and jurisdictional coverage. Law firms in the U.S. and Canada must be AV-rated using the Martindale-Hubbell peer review service. For firms outside of North America, consideration is given to respected resources, such as, Chambers Global Guide, Legal 500 EMEA, and IFLR 1000. Additionally, once approved for membership, every Primerus firm is audited, annually, to ensure that the legal services they continue to provide to clients are of a consistent high quality, year after year. Each member is committed to the following standards: Integrity, Excellent Work Product, Reasonable Fees, Continuing Legal Education, Civility and Community Service.


American Board of Trial Advocates

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Our partners, Gil Purcell and James Nevin, have been selected as members of the American Association for Trial Advocates (San Francisco, California / CAL-ABOTA Chapter) . The specific purposes of this Association are:

(1) To elevate the standards of integrity, honor and courtesy in the legal profession;

(2) To aid in further education and training of trial lawyers; to work for the preservation of our jury system; to improve methods of procedure of our present trial court system; to serve as an informational center; to discuss and study matters of interest to trial lawyers; to advance the skill of its members as trial attorneys; to honor the members of the Association who have the requisite qualifications; to provide a forum for the expression of interests common to trial lawyers and to act as an agency through which trial lawyers in general, and members of the Association in particular, shall have a voice with which to speak concerning matters of common and general interest;

(3) To establish relations and cooperate with other legal organizations and associations for the purposes of promoting the efficient administration of justice and constant improvement of the law;

(4) To cultivate a spirit of loyalty, fellowship, and professionalism among our members; to advance the interests of the members of the Association professionally and to enable trial lawyers as a group to have an active association of standing in the community and nation through which they may learn and be heard.