Mark A. Perry is a litigation partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation at both the trial and appellate levels. He is a member of the firm’s Appellate and Constitutional Law, Class Actions, Intellectual Property, Labor and Employment, Life Sciences, and Securities Litigation practice groups.
Mr. Perry is an accomplished appellate lawyer who has briefed and argued many cases in the Supreme Court of the United States and the federal courts of appeals. He has served as chief appellate counsel to Fortune 100 companies in significant securities, employment, and intellectual property cases. He has also played a principal role in appellate litigation involving a wide range of legal issues, including federal preemption and other constitutional constraints on the exercise of government power.
Mr. Perry also appears frequently in federal district courts around the country, serving both as lead counsel and as legal strategist in complex commercial cases. He has special expertise in class actions, as well as matters involving removal jurisdiction, transfer and MDL proceedings, federal-state coordination, and other questions of complex civil procedure. He serves as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches the upper-level course in Class Action Law and Practice.
Mr. Perry has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America®in the fields of Appellate Practice and Securities / Capital Markets Law, named an Appellate Litigation Star and a National Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation, identified in the Appellate category by Super Lawyers, and ranked in the National Appellate category by Chambers USA, which noted that “[h]e is particularly recommended for his experience in class-action cases.” Mr. Perry has been selected as one of the Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America, named an Appellate MVP by Law360, and identified as a Litigator of the Week by the American Lawyer. He is also a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.