Perry S. Warren, Shareholder
Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney
Perry Warren focuses his practice on litigation, including business, employment, estate and real estate litigation. He also represents clients in the administration of estates and in real estate transactions. As a co-founder of the firm, elected Newtown Borough Councilman and former Board Chairman of his church, Perry shares a kinship with his business clients. He recognizes the many challenges faced by small and medium sized businesses and applies his real-world experience in his representation of the firm’s clients.
Perry is certified as a civil trial attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey and has tried and litigated substantial cases throughout New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania.
He has recently tried cases ranging from an employment case (which resulted in a successful jury verdict after 7 days of trial) in North Jersey, to a title dispute involving parcels of farm property in South Jersey, to a dispute between former partners in a real estate investment in Pennsylvania. In addition, he has successfully litigated numerous other cases, including a business dispute involving damaged goods, the insurability of an employment claim, several contested estates, a claim for insurance coverage by a business client, a shareholder dispute among owners of a third-generation family business, a commercial construction dispute and a lawsuit against a government official.
Over the course of his legal career, Perry has tried numerous other cases to a successful conclusion and has litigated hundreds of cases running the gamut from business disputes to employment and partnership disputes to real estate and title disputes to contested estate disputes among heirs to landlord and homeowners association litigation to suits against governmental entities and a wide variety of legal matters faced by business and individual clients.
Perry’s reported cases include Estate of Pursell v. Peterson, in which the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey clarified the real estate contract attorney review process, and Brown v. Bordentown, in which the Appellate Division established the boundaries of legislative immunity for municipal officials.
Perry has also been called upon to serve as an expert witness in several cases involving allegations of professional negligence by attorneys.
Perry and his wife, Liz, have five children and live in Newtown Borough, Pennsylvania.
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACTIVITIES
Admitted to the Bars of the States of New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York and admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney.
Newtown Borough Councilman, 2010-present. Elected in 2009 by the residents of Newtown Borough, Pennsylvania to a four-year term on Newtown Borough Council. Re-elected to a second term in 2013, receiving the highest number of votes among eight candidates for four seats. Elected and served as Vice-President of Council, 2010-2011. Served as liaison to the Police, Personnel, Environmental Advisory and Shade Tree committees and as co-liaison to the Streets and Properties, Legal and Finance committees.
Vestry Member and Chairman of the Vestry, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Newtown, PA, 2000-2009 and 2012-2014. Elected to the Vestry, the governing body of the Church, where he served as Senior Warden. In addition, Perry has served as Accounting Warden, Transition Chair, Delegate to the Diocese of Pennsylvania and Delegate to the Bucks County Deanery.
New Jersey Young Entrepreneurs Organization (YEO), Member and Member of the Board of Directors, 2003-2007.
Past Board Memberships include the National Kidney Foundation of the Delaware Valley; The Compassionate Friends, Mercer-Area Chapter; The Camp Fire Boys and Girls, New Jersey Council; and the North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation.
Law Clerk to the Honorable Cornelius P. Sullivan, Judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Burlington County, 1993-1994.
50 States Marathon Club. Perry continues in his quest to complete a marathon in every state.
University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D. with Honors, 1993.
Colgate University, B.A. (International Relations/Political Science), cum laude, 1984.
ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Owner, Ice Cream ‘N Dreams, LLC, a family owned ice cream business, since 1984.
Social Studies Teacher, Absegami High School, 1986-1988.