Nick G. Purcell

Nick Purcell represents a wide range of clients in complex litigation matters. He was a summer associate at WilmerHale in 2015.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Purcell was a summer law intern in the Drug Task Force Unit of the Criminal Division of the United States Attorney's Office. While there, he researched case law and wrote research memos covering legal issues that arose during current cases. He also wrote drafts of opposition briefs responding to defendants' motions and assisted the child exploitation unit with writing drafts of sentencing briefs submitted to the court.

Previously, Mr. Purcell was a research assistant with Kotter International Consulting Firm, a counselor at Judge Baker Children's Center, and a writing room intern at Warner Brothers Studios.

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  • Education

    • JD, Harvard Law School, 2016

      magna cum laude

      Article and Submissions Editor, Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law, Articles Editor, Harvard Human Rights Journal

    • AB, Psychology, Harvard University, 2011

      magna cum laude

      Phi Beta Kappa

  • Admissions

    • California

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Stephen V. Wilson, US District Court for the Central District of California, 2016 - 2017