Denomination: Roman Catholic
James Lawrence Purcell, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1953, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1953, United States Tax Court 1954, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1956, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1957, District of Columbia 1970.
- Associate Dewey, Ballantine, Bushby, Palmer & Wood (and predecessor firms), New York City, 1952-1955, Crisona Brothers, New York City, 1955-1958, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, New York City, 1958-1964, partner, since 1964. Member board advisory National Center for Paralegal Training, New York City, since 1978.