High-caliber legal advocacy for criminal defense and personal injury cases.

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Christopher J. Purcell

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Christopher Purcell is an experienced litigator practicing for thirty years. He began his career on the defense side working at a staff counsel office of one of the world's largest property casualty insurance companies. After approximately eight years, and gaining invaluable litigation experience, Chris ventured out to protect the interests of those harmed by the negligence of others. For the past twenty years, he has aggressively fought to maximize his clients' compensation. Having represented both defendants and plaintiffs provides Chris with a unique perspective when negotiating with insurance companies. If negotiations are not successful, he is a seasoned trial attorney who will put insurance companies to the test.


  • St. John's University School of Law, Jamaica, New York
    • J.D. - 1991
  • Adelphi University, Garden City, New York
    • M.B.A. - 1988
  • State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York
    • B.S. - 1982
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Economics

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury, Plaintiff
  • Animal Bites, Plaintiff
  • Assault and Battery, Plaintiff
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents, Plaintiff
  • Premises Liability, Plaintiff
  • Property Damage, Plaintiff
  • Slip and Fall, Plaintiff
  • Wrongful Death, Plaintiff

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1991
  • New York, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1993


  • English

Professional Associations

  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Suffolk County Bar Association, Member
  • New York Academy of Trial Lawyers

Current Employment Position

  • Of Counsel