Fortunato N. Perri, Jr., began his career as a prosecutor in the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office and since that time he has become one of the top trial attorneys in the country. Mr. Perri's trial skills have enabled him to obtain excellence in both criminal and civil litigation.
Mr. Perri's ability to achieve stunning acquittals of international recording artists' Beanie Sigel and Cassidy catapulted him into the national spotlight as someone who thrives while handling high-profile cases. He has also achieved one of the largest monetary awards ever received in a civil rights suit. His continued success has earned Mr. Perri a reputation as a lawyer who is highly sought out by medical, corporate and legal professionals, as well as sports and entertainment figures.
Mr. Perri is admitted to practice before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania and United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He has been admitted to practice in State and Federal Courts in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, California, Florida, Texas and Delaware. Mr. Perri is listed in Martindale-Hubbell's Bar Register of Pennsylvania Eminent Lawyers and has been named as a Pennsylvania "Super Lawyer" in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 208, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.
Mr. Perri often serves as a guest lecturer at local law schools and universities and frequently appears as an analyst on local and national media outlets.
Areas of practice include federal and state criminal litigation; white collar criminal defense, medical malpractice, and complex torts.
News and Media
- Mom of Alleged Teen Shoplifter Accuses Police of Brutality
November 19, 2013
- Attorney Fortunato Perri Jr. Weighs In On Sandusy Decision To Waive Preliminary Hearing
December 20, 2011
- Philly Cop Suspended In Shooting Death
January 4, 2010
- Police Detective Surrenders To Feds
June 17, 2009
- Legal Ramifications For Abduction Mom
May 29, 2009
- A low-key lawyer becomes the go-to guy for star rappers
November 23, 2005
Philadelphia Inquirer, The (PA)
- How Does He Sleep? (HTML)
December 8, 2004