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Em : MTP@theperrylawfirm.com

Ph: 570-344-6323

Fx : 570-344-6326

Practice Areas

Health Care Law
Medical Malpractice
General Liability and Casualty
Premises Liability
Motor Vehicle Liability
Nursing Home and Long-Term Care Litigation
Personal Injury
Products Liability
Commercial and Business Litigation
Professional Liability
Employment and Labor
Bad Faith

Professional Associations & Memberships

Lackawanna County Bar Association
Luzerne County Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
New York Bar Association
Pennsylvania Defense Institute
Defense Research Institute
National Board of Trial Advocacy

Mark T. Perry

Mark Perry has over twenty-five years experience specializing in complex litigation, including healthcare, commercial, products liability, and class action cases. The majority of his practice is devoted to defending healthcare professionals, hospitals, and long term care facilities in high exposure cases. He has tried more than 100 cases in Pennsylvania and New York in both state and federal courts, in virtually every specialty of medicine, including birth trauma cases.

Mr. Perry practiced law with Phillips, Lytle, LLP, in Buffalo, New York, from 1986 through 1991. In 1998, he founded The Perry Law Firm.

Mr. Perry is certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Requirements for board certification include substantial involvement in trials and settlements, participation in continued legal education, a reputation among judges and other lawyers for competence, and successful completion of a written examination.

Mr. Perry is “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating awarded by this preeminent legal resource. An AV rating indicates legal ability and ethical standards of the highest order. All Martindale-Hubbell ratings are based upon confidential, objective peer review.

In 2011, Mr. Perry was elected a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers.

Mr. Perry has been selected by Philadelphia Magazine as a “Super Lawyer” every year since 2005.
Mr. Perry received the 2010 Exemplary Service Award from The Lackawanna County Bar Association.

Education

  • B.A., St. Bonaventure University, magna cum laude, 1983
  • J.D., The National Law Center of George Washington University, with honors, 1986

Board Appointments

  • Vice Chairman of the Board The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education
  • Board of Directors of The Pennsylvania Defense Institute (2002-2013)
  • Board of Directors Medical Education Development Consortium – The Commonwealth Medical College (2004-2008)

Publications

  • “Physician’s Duty to Third Parties” – PDI Counterpoint, Fall, 2000.

Course Presentations

  • Lecturer, Litigation Counsel of America’s Renaissance Symposium, December 2, 2016, “Jury Trials in The Age of The Trump Voter.”Lecturer, Surgical Ground Rounds, The Guthrie Clinic, April 9, 2015, “The Apology Rule”
  • Lecturer, Medical Grand Rounds, The Guthrie Clinic, April 9, 2015, EMR: “Current Issues and Challenges”
  • Lecturer, Trial Tactics Tips and Technologies, Pennsylvania Bar Institute (Pittsburgh, April 2015)
  • Lecturer, Trial Tactics Tips and Techniques, Pennsylvania Bar Institute (Philadelphia, April 2013)
  • Lecturer, Trial Tactics Tips and Techniques, Pennsylvania Bar Institute (Pittsburgh, April 2013)
  • Faculty, The Commonwealth Medical College, An Examination of Medical Ethical Litigation Issues, TCMC and The Lackawanna County Bar Association, Scranton, Pennsylvania (March 2012)
  • Faculty, Health Care Reform – What Employers Need to Know.  Employment Law Seminar, NBI, Scranton, Pennsylvania (April 2011)
  • Lecturer, Trial Tactics Tips and Techniques, Pennsylvania Bar Institute (Mechanicsburg, 2011)
  • Lecturer, Trial Tactics Tips and Techniques, Pennsylvania Bar Institute (Philadelphia, 2011)
  • Lecturer, Civil Litigation Developments, 2010, Moderator Judicial Roundtable, Pennsylvania Defense Institute (August 2010)
  • Lecturer, Peer Review and Patient Safety – Relationship to Legal Discovery, Risk Management Personnel, Wyoming Valley Health Care System, Inc. (July 2010)
  • Lecturer, The Changing Role of Risk Management, The Commonwealth Medical College, Scranton, Pennsylvania (October 2010)
  • Faculty, Long Term Care Administration, Role of Government and Health Policy Regulation and Reimbursement, Marywood University, Scranton, Pennsylvania (September 2010)
  • Faculty, Long Term Care Administration, Role of Government and Health Policy Regulation and Reimbursement, Marywood University, Scranton, Pennsylvania (March 2010)
  • Faculty, Long Term Care Administration, Role of Government and Health Policy Regulation and Reimbursement, Marywood University, Scranton, Pennsylvania (September 2009)
  • Lecturer, Trial Tactics Tips and Techniques, Pennsylvania Bar Institute (Mechanicsburg, April 2009)
  • Lecturer, Trial Tactics Tips and Techniques, Pennsylvania Bar Institute (Philadelphia, April 2009)
  • Faculty, Long Term Care Administration, Role of Government and Health Policy Regulation and Reimbursement, Marywood University, Scranton, Pennsylvania (March 2009)
  • Lecturer, Areas of the Law that Impact Long-Term Care, New Seasons Assisted Living, Devon, Pennsylvania (September 2008)
  • Faculty, Long Term Care Administration, Role of Government and Health Policy Regulation and Reimbursement, Marywood University, Scranton, Pennsylvania (September 2008)
  • Faculty, “Ethical Considerations Pertaining to the Tripartite Relationship,” Pennsylvania Defense Institute, Scranton, Pennsylvania (August 2008)
    Lecturer, Cross Examination of Expert Witnesses, Spring Educational Conference, Department of State, Office of Legal Counsel, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (April 2008)
  • Faculty, Long Term Care Administration, Role of Government and Health Policy Regulation and Reimbursement, Marywood University, Scranton, Pennsylvania (March 2008)
  • Faculty, Long Term Care Administration, Role of Government and Health Policy Regulation and Reimbursement, Marywood University, Scranton, Pennsylvania (September 2007)
  • Faculty, Insurance Coverage Litigation, NBI, Scranton, Pennsylvania (August, 2007)
  • Faculty, Long Term Care Administration, Role of Government and Health Policy Regulation and Reimbursement, Marywood University, Scranton, Pennsylvania (March, 2007)
  • Faculty, Tough Trial Issues, PATLA Seminar, Scranton, Pennsylvania (April 2006)
  • Faculty, Getting Your Evidence and Expert Testimony Admitted into Court in Pennsylvania – NBI (2005)
  • Faculty, Mcare Annual Meeting – Act 13 of 2002, Compensatory Economic Damages under Section 508, 509 and 510 (September 2005)
  • Board of Directors Medical Education Development Consortium – The Commonwealth Medical College (2004 – 2008)
  • Faculty, Med-Mal:  What You Must Know in 2004, PATLA Seminar, Scranton, Pennsylvania (June 2004)
  • Faculty, Trial Tactics & Techniques, PBI Pennsylvania Bar Institute (2004)
  • Faculty, Trials Tactics Tips and Techniques, – PDI Pennsylvania Bar Institute (2003)
  • Lecturer, Recent Developments in Medical Malpractice Law, Medical Staff, Good Samaritan Hospital, Pottsville, PA (2002, 2003)
  • Faculty, Trial Tactics Tips and Techniques, Pennsylvania Bar Institute (2002)
  • Faculty, Civil Litigation Evidence Update, 20th Annual Bench / Bar Conference, Lackawanna County Bar Association (2001)
  • Faculty, Bad Faith Litigation in Pennsylvania, NBI (2001)
  • Lecturer, Trial Tactics Tips and Techniques, Pennsylvania Bar Institute (2001)
  • Lecturer, Pennsylvania Civil Litigation Practice, HMS (1999)