Fortunato N. Perri, Jr., a founding partner of the firm, began his career as a prosecutor in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office. Since leaving the D.A.’s Office and starting this firm, he has become one of the top trial attorneys in the country. Mr. Perri’s trial skills have enabled him to succeed in both criminal and civil litigation. With over thirty years of trial experience, he has earned a national reputation for excellence.
Mr. Perri has devoted his career to the relentless pursuit of justice for his clients. In criminal courts, he has obtained over a thousand acquittals. His relentless work ethic enabled him to achieve stunning acquittals of international recording artists and given him the national spotlight. He has earned the reputation as someone who thrives while handling high-profile cases. He is sought out by sports and entertainment figures, elected officials, high ranking law enforcement and union officials as well as medical, corporate and legal professionals for both civil and criminal litigation. In civil courts, he has obtained millions of dollars for his clients.
Mr. Perri is admitted to practice before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. When asked to by clients, he has been specially admitted to State and Federal Courts in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, California, Florida, Texas and Delaware.
Mr. Perri’s peers consistently recognize his sustained success. He has been recognized as and listed in Martindale-Hubbell’s Register of Pennsylvania Pre-Eminent Lawyers as well as named a Super Lawyer for the past fifteen years. He has also been named one of the top 100 lawyers in Pennsylvania and Philadelphia and inducted as a Fellow in the Prestigious American Board of Criminal Lawyers.
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.
Mr. Perri concentrates his practice on federal and state criminal litigation; white collar criminal defense, medical malpractice, and complex torts.
- Recognized as and listed in Martindale-Hubbell’s Register of Pennsylvania Pre-Eminent Lawyers
- Named a "Super Lawyer"
- Named one of the top 100 lawyers in Pennsylvania and Philadelphia
- Inducted as a Fellow in the Prestigious American Board of Criminal Lawyers
- Pennsylvania Supreme Court
- Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
- New Jersey
- New York