Paul J. Puricelli

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in St. Louis, MO

Stone, Leyton & Gershman
 | 7733 Forsyth Boulevard, Suite 500
St. Louis, MO 63105
Phone: 888-665-0739
Fax: 314-721-8660
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2015, 2018 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1985
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (80%),
  • Construction Litigation: Consumer (10%),
  • Appellate (10%)
Attorney Profile

Paul J. Puricelli is principal and shareholder at Stone, Leyton & Gershman A Professional Corporation. Representing individuals and businesses of Missouri in matters of business and commercial law, Mr. Puricelli has over 30 years of experience and has tried many bench and jury trials to conclusion, along with arguing appeals in federal and state courts in both Illinois and Missouri.

A member of the Region X Missouri Bar Disciplinary Committee, Mr. Puricelli is also chair of The Missouri Bar Eminent Domain Law Committee. His professional memberships include active engagement in the Illinois State Bar Association, The Missouri Bar and the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis. For his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, Mr. Puricelli holds the highest possible peer rating of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

From 2010-2013, Mr. Puricelli was named on The Best Lawyers in America for business litigation, and from 2014-2016 he earned the same honor for condemnation law, eminent domain and commercial litigation. St. Louis Magazine named him one of the Best Lawyers in eminent domain and commercial litigation from 2007-2014.

In 1982, Mr. Puricelli graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Science. He then attended Washington University in St. Louis School of Law and obtained a Juris Doctor in 1985, and graduated Order of the Coif. Mr. Puricelli is admitted to practice in Illinois and Missouri state courts and before the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit.

* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (80%)

Construction Litigation (10%)

Appellate (10%)

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2015, 2018 - 2019

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About Paul Puricelli

Admitted: 1985, Missouri

Professional Webpage: https://www.stoneleyton.com/our-attorneys/paul-j-puricelli/

Honors/Awards:

  • AV Preeminent Ranking, Martindale-Hubbell, 2018
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Business Litigation, 2010-2013
  • Best Lawyers in St. Louis, St. Louis Magazine, 2017
  • Best Lawyers, St. Louis Magazine, Commercial Litigation, Eminent Domain, 2007-2014
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law, 2014-2016
  • Order of the Coif, Washington University
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, 2008-2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Missouri Bar Eminent Domain Law Committee, Chair, 2011-2012
  • Missouri Bar Disciplinary Committee, Region X, Member, 2016-2019
  • Illinois Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • United States Tax Court
  • United States District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois
  • United States Courts of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • United States District Courts for the Southern District of Illinois
  • United States District Courts for the Western District of Missouri
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • United States Courts of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • Illinois, 1985
  • Missouri, 1985

Educational Background:

  • Vanderbilt University, B.A., 1982
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Office Location for Paul J. Puricelli

7733 Forsyth Boulevard
Suite 500
St. Louis, MO 63105

Phone: 888-665-0739

Fax: 314-721-8660

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Last Updated: 4/15/2019

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