Richard J. Perr has been named partner at the law firm of Fineman Krekstein & Harris P.C., according to Managing Partner S. David Fineman. Perr, who has been with the firm for seven years, concentrates his practice in complex commercial litigation, and will be based in both the firm’s Center City Philadelphia office and its South Jersey office.
Perr is also adjunct professor of law at Rutgers School of Law – Camden, teaching election and political campaign law. He has written widely on this subject and has appeared in numerous newspaper articles and on broadcast programs.
He has been involved in politics since 1987, having served as a foreign policy intern for then-Senator Al Gore and also as a campaign advisor for numerous local, state and national campaigns. He currently serves on the Lawyers’ Council of the New Jersey Sate Democratic Committee and as counsel to the Burlington County Democratic Party.
He is a member of the Burlington and Camden County Bar Associations as well as the New Jersey State Bar Association where he serves as the chairman of the election law committee. He is the immediate past chairman of the board of trustees of the Humane Society of Southern New Jersey, sits on the Young Leadership Council of the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey and serves as a trustee of the Rutgers School of Law – Camden Alumni Association. He also serves as co-chair of the Rutgers School of Law and School of Business Deans’ Scholarship Golf Tournament.
Perr received a B.A. from Rutgers College and a JD with honors in international and foreign law from Rutgers School of Law – Camden. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the United States District Courts for the District of New Jersey and for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania. He was also a contributing author for the twenty-volume encyclopedia Constitutions of the Countries of the World.
Perr is a resident of Medford, New Jersey.
Fineman Krekstein & Harris is a full-service law firm offering litigation, business, corporate and government relations services to its clients. It has offices in Center City Philadelphia and Cherry Hill, New Jersey.