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Updated 4/14/2014
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222 Rush Landing Road
PO Box 6169
Novato, CA 94945 -2469

Phone: 415-895-2669 / 800-598-0314
Fax: 415-898-1247
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Previous Law Firm Name

  • Brayton & Associates, January 1, 1992
  • Brayton Grisvold & Harley


  • English (Primary)
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • Chinese

Law Firm Overview

The selection of an attorney is challenging and emotionally charged following a doctor's diagnosis of mesothelioma, lung cancer, asbestosis or any other serious illness that resulted from asbestos exposure. You want a lawyer who possesses the legal resources to even the odds you face. You require an advocate who will protect your rights, pursue the best outcome and maximize your compensation.

Nationwide Mesothelioma Attorneys Exceeding Already High Expectations

At Brayton Purcell, L.L.P., we have a client base in all 50 states, earning our AV-rated* firm a nationwide reputation for multimillion-dollar settlements and verdicts. 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 30 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

With 50 attorneys, a 220-member support staff and an in-house investigative team, we employ all our resources in building cases that lead to record-setting settlements and verdicts for victims of mesothelioma, lung cancer, asbestosis and other asbestos-related illnesses. We enjoy a nationwide client base with many of our attorneys admitted in multiple states.

For over 30 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 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 settlements and verdicts on behalf of his clients in Northern California, Southern California, Oregon, Washington, Utah, and nationwide.

Frequent Case Types

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Areas of Practice

  • Asbestos/Mesothelioma
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
99% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

West Practice Categories

Asbestos Mesothelioma, Personal Injury


Additional Personnel

Michael Scurich, Controller
Angela Porterfield, Legal Support Services Manager
Donna Peters, Settlement Manager
Felicia Jimmink, Paralegal Manager
Ryan Poole, Web Services and Software Development Manager
Marion DeCarlo, Workers' Compensation Manager
Hugh Cook, Investigations Manager
Katie Nealon, Web Editor
Matthew Fleumer, Chief Financial Officer
Mike Molakides, Information Services Manager
Jennifer Gotti, Human Resources Manager
Kim Beary, Accounting Manager
Steve Ford, Facilities Manager


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Office Information


222 Rush Landing Road
PO Box 6169
Novato, CA 94945-2469

Office Hours

8:30 - 5:00






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Other Offices

215 South State Street, Suite 825, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
806 SW Broadway, Suite 1100, Portland, Oregon 97205

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