Michael Purcell joined Ropes & Gray’s corporate department in 2019 and practices primarily in the life sciences regulatory and compliance and health care groups. During law school, Michael served as the executive editor of the Columbia Journal of Law & Social Problems and as the president of the Columbia Health Law Association. Michael also worked to draft and advocate for federal and local health care legislation as a member of the Columbia Health Justice Advocacy Clinic, and he spent a semester as an intern for the Honorable Magistrate Judge Steven M. Gold of the Eastern District of New York.
- Co-author, “Pandemic May Spur Reform of Lab Test Regulation,” Law360 (April 7, 2020)
- Michael Purcell, Settling High: A Common Law Public Nuisance Response to the Opioid Epidemic, 52 Colum. J.L. & Soc. Probs. 135 (2018)
- JD, Columbia Law School, 2019; James Kent Scholar; Executive Editor, Columbia Journal of Law & Social Problems
- BA (Political Science & Religion), cum laude, Columbia College, Columbia University, 2016