JACKSON, Miss., July 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — William Richard Purdy is recognized by Continental Who’s Who as Attorney of The Year in the field of Law in recognition of his role as Partner of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP.

With its inception in 1870, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is a nationally serving law firm. Known for offering impeccable and exceptional service to their clients, the law firm has represented government contractors across the United States and has handled matters for them in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, and the Middle East. Awarded Best Lawyers Law Firm of the Year in Construction for 2018, the firm handles construction claims and disputes on federal procurement law.      

With over forty years of experience in the field of law, William Richard Purdy is respected for his noteworthy contributions to the legal profession. A sought after professional, Purdy has attained extensive experience in construction law.

Licensed to practice in both Georgia and Mississippi, throughout his educational endeavors, Purdy attended the University of North Carolina School Of Law where he received his Juris Doctor degree in 1975. Additionally, Purdy attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, in 1972 where he was a Morehead Scholar.

In recognition of his many professional achievements, Purdy was named 2014 Mississippi Lawyer of the Year, a peer-review award given by the Mississippi Business Journal. He was selected based upon independent international criteria and surveys of lawyers worldwide. Additionally, Purdy was named  a Who’s Who Legal in Construction in  2015; recognized by Best Lawyers;  recognized by Who’s Who Legal Construction, 2015-2017; Outstanding Lawyers in America; Marquis Who’s Who in the World; Marquis Who’s Who in American Law; Super Lawyers, “Top 50 Mississippi Super Lawyers,” and  Construction Litigation and Government Contracts, 2012-2013, 2015.

In an effort to further enhance his professional development, Purdy is an elite member of several organizations including the American College of Construction Lawyers, American College of Trial Lawyers, International Society of Barristers, Mississippi Bar Foundation, Mississippi State Bar Association, Mississippi Asphalt Pavement Association as an Honorary Life Member and the American Bar Association Forum on Construction Industry and the Litigation Section.

For more information, please visit www.bradley.com

Contact: Katherine Green, 516-825-5634, pr@continentalwhoswho.com

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SOURCE Continental Who’s Who