William T. Purdue: Lawyer with Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

William T. Purdue

Counsel
Providence,  RI  U.S.A.
Phone401-528-5862

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Practice Areas

  • Complex Litigation
  • Litigation Management
 
University Marquette University, B.A., 1983
 
Law SchoolMarquette University, J.D., 1986
 
Admitted1986, Wisconsin; 1990, Rhode Island; 1992, Massachusetts
 
Memberships 

Memberships

Rhode Island Bar Association

Defense Research Institute

U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General Corps

 
BornKinnelon, New Jersey, January 29, 1961
 
Biography

Bill is a senior member of the Firm's Litigation Management Group, concentrating in the defense of pharmacy malpractice and general litigation matters. Bill and his colleagues in the Litigation Management Group have developed an innovative and proactive approach to addressing the litigation needs of the Firm's largest corporate clients. By consolidating the defense of the pharmacy and general litigation claims asserted in multiple jurisdictions nationally and regionally, the Litigation Management Group has applied a uniform approach to litigation while establishing individualized defense plans tailored to the circumstances of each case. Through their efforts, Bill and his colleagues have succeeded in enhancing the quality of the defense of matters while significantly reducing the client's defense and indemnity costs.

Bill also serves as primary trial counsel in high risk and high visibility cases filed in several jurisdictions. In addition, he has recently been assigned as Regional Litigation Counsel for a major construction company whose revenues exceeded $1 billion in 2002. Bill's litigation experience has included the defense of a wide variety of disputes, including pharmacy, medical and dental malpractice, products liability, general litigation and the defense of physicians in Medicare fraud matters. His experience has been instrumental in assisting the Firm's clients in addressing their increasing litigation needs, as well as, developing strategies to proactively reduce those companies' litigation risks.

Before Edwards Wildman

After college and law school, Bill served as a naval officer in the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General Corps where he was assigned as the general counsel to the Naval Air Station in South Weymouth, Massachusetts. Upon his Honorable discharge from active duty, he became an associate and partner at a Boston firm and joined the firm in 2000. He continues as a member of the Naval Reserve today.

Besides Edwards Wildman

Bill is a Commander in the Judge Advocate General Corp of the U.S. Navy Reserves. He also is the legal counsel for his parish counsel. He performs pro bono representation to active duty service members, reserve personnel and retired veterans who have been disabled. He actively participates with his children in organized sports and local Scout troops.

Memberships

Rhode Island Bar Association

Defense Research Institute

U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General Corps

 
ISLN901740999
 


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Office Information

William T. Purdue

2800 Financial Plaza
ProvidenceRI 02903




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