Mark Perenich

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Clearwater, FL

Perenich, Caulfield, Avril & Noyes, P.A.
 | 1875 North Belcher Road, Suite 201
Clearwater, FL 33765
Phone: 727-386-9677
Fax: 727-797-3667
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Mark H. Perenich is a senior partner at Perenich, Caulfield, Avril & Noyes in Clearwater, Florida. Mr. Perenich devotes his practice to personal injury law, representing Florida clients injured due to motor vehicle accidents, commercial transport vehicles, medical malpractice and other catastrophes caused by negligence.

Mr. Perenich has been licensed to practice law since 1984 and has more than 34 years of experience. He holds a bachelor’s degree in public administration from Loyola University New Orleans, received his law degree from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law and was a board-certified trial attorney from 1997 to 2007.

Admitted to practice in all Florida state courts, Mr. Perenich is also licensed before the U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, the Florida Supreme Court and the Supreme Court of the United States. In addition to his practice, he previously served as a professor at St. Petersburg College and sat on the board of directors of the American Burn Survival Foundation.

Mr. Perenich is an active member of his legal community. He belongs to professional organizations, including the Clearwater Bar Association, the Pinellas County Trial Lawyers Association, the Florida Justice Association and the American Association for Justice. He is also an instrument pilot and is a member of the Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association.

Recognized for his accomplishments in the legal profession, Mr. Perenich is AV Preeminent-rated* by the peer review organization Martindale-Hubbell. This is the highest rating available by the prestigious organization.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (40%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (40%): Medical Malpractice, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent

Professional Liability (10%): Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice - Other

Personal Injury - Products (10%): Motor Vehicle Defects

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice - Other, Motor Vehicle Defects


Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2019

Email Me

To: Mark Perenich
Super Lawyers: Potential Client Inquiry

About Mark Perenich

Admitted: 1984, Florida

Professional Webpage:


  • Super Lawyer
  • America’s Top 100 Attorneys
  • James Masters Award, 1981
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyer
  • Best Attorneys of America
  • American Jurisprudence Award in Wills & Estates and Corporations, 1983
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • One of Tampa’s BEST Lawyers, 2010
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Civil Trial attorney, 1997-2007

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Justice Association, Member
  • Lawyer Pilots Bar Association, Member
  • 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
  • The Florida Supreme Court
  • Pinellas County Trial Lawyers, Member
  • Southern U.S. Federal District Court
  • Clearwater Bar Association, Member
  • Florida Justice Association, Member
  • Middle U.S. Federal District Court
  • United States Supreme Court

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • American Burn Survival Foundation, Board of Directors, Chairman

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Adjunct Professor, Business and Corporate Law, St. Petersburg College


  • Settled a automobile accident wrongful death lawsuit for $3,500,000., 2019
  • Settled a medical malpractice lawsuit for $4,000,000., 2015
  • Settled a medical malpractice wrongful death lawsuit for $8,250,000, 2008
  • Settled a construction accident case for $5,000,000, 2005
  • Tried a wrongful death case and the jury awarded $54,000,000  ($50,000,000 in punitive damages and $4,000,000 in compensatory damages., 2012

Educational Background:

  • Loyola University, New Orleans, Bachelors in Public Administration, 1981

Industry Groups

  • American Association For Justice
  • AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubble
  • AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubble
  • Florida Justice Association
  • Lifetime Charter Member
  • Lifetime Charter Member
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocate
  • National Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Rue's Ratings Best Attorneys Of America
  • Rue's Ratings Best Attorneys Of America
Office Location for Mark Perenich

1875 North Belcher Road
Suite 201
Clearwater, FL 33765

Phone: 727-386-9677

Fax: 727-797-3667

Mark Perenich:

Last Updated: 3/13/2019

Page Generated: 0.17961120605469 sec