Charles K. Purcell - Rodey, Dickason, Sloan, Akin & Robb, PA

Charles K. Purcell

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 505-768-7217

Charles K. Purcell 505.768.7217 kpurcell@rodey.com 

Education Harvard Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 1984) University of Virginia (B.A., with highest distinction, 1981)  

Professional Experience Mr. Purcell is a director in the Albuquerque office and a member of the firm’s Health Law practice group.  His practice in the Litigation Department focuses on tort litigation, insurance litigation, media law, personal injury, products liability, medical and legal malpractice, civil rights litigation, appellate litigation, and general litigation. Before joining the firm, Mr. Purcell was law clerk to the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1984-1985. He was also a member of the Harvard Law Review from 1982 to 1984, and was Executive Editor of that journal from 1983 to 1984. He has achieved the highest Martindale-Hubbell rating, and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America for his expertise in appellate practice law, Bet-the-Company litigation, commercial litigation, legal malpractice law-defendants, litigation-First Amendment, and medical malpractice law-defendants.  He is also listed in Southwest Super Lawyers for his expertise and experience in appellate law.  The 2012 edition of Southwest Super Lawyers lists Mr. Purcell as one of the Top 25 Lawyers in New Mexico. Mr. Purcell was named Albuquerque Legal Malpractice Law-Defendants Lawyer of the Year-2013 by Best Lawyers in America. Recipient, New Mexico ACLU’s Cooperating Attorney of the Year Award, 2009

Professional Memberships and Activities
New Mexico State Bar American Bar Association Albuquerque Bar Association Center for Civic Values New Mexico Foundation for Open Government (President, 2007-2011) Vice President, Equal Access to Justice

University of VirginiaBA 1981Harvard UniversityJ.D. 1984
New Mexico Foundation for Open Government

Office Location

201 Third Street, NW, Suite 2200
P.O. Box 1888
Albuquerque, NM 87103
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants of the Albuquerque Metro Area2016 Lawyer of the Year in Appellate Practice of the Albuquerque Metro Area2015 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - First Amendment of the Albuquerque Metro Area2013 Lawyer of the Year in Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants of the Albuquerque Metro Area
Charles K. Purcell has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Charles K. Purcell has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!Charles K. Purcell has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!Charles K. Purcell has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Appellate Practice
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation (Appellate)
Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
Litigation - First Amendment
Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Other Information

Gender: Male
Languages:
English