Paul J. Puricelli


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  • Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • J.D. - 1985
  • Vanderbilt University
    • B.A. - 1982


Mr. Puricelli is a 1985 graduate of Washington University, where he graduated Order of the Coif. Mr. Puricelli's primary practice areas are business and commercial litigation. He has tried many jury and bench trials to conclusion, and has argued appeals in state and federal courts in Missouri and Illinois, as well as other jurisdictions.

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Tax Court

Professional Associations

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Missouri Bar Eminent Domain Law Committee, Chair, 2011 to 2012
  • Missouri Bar Disciplinary Committee, Region X
  • Illinois Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar Association


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