A. Charles Peruto, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Law Offices of A. Charles Peruto, Jr.
 | 2101 Pine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-735-1010
Fax: 215-545-6138
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004, 2006 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (20%)
Attorney Profile

A. Charles Peruto, Jr., is a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, attorney with more than 25 years of experience in criminal defense. With The Law Firm of A. Charles Peruto, Jr., he represents clients in the Philadelphia area who are facing criminal charges including DUI/DWI, drug crimes and white collar crimes.

The son of the well-known former Philadelphia criminal defense attorney A. Charles Peruto, Sr., Mr. Peruto began working at his father's firm while he was still a high school student, and spent many years developing his skills in criminal defense. He earned his law degree at Widener University Commonwealth Law School, and is admitted to practice in the state courts of Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey. Over the decades, he has successfully defended thousands of clients in jury trials and other types of hearings.

Recognized in Pennsylvania as a top attorney in his field, Mr. Peruto has developed a reputation for being extremely skilled in cross-examination techniques. On a number of occasions, he has been hired by other attorneys to cross-examine witnesses at trial. He is also experienced in civil litigation, and regularly helps clients with cases involving personal injury, fraud or contract issues.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Peruto has represented clients in a number of high-profile cases. Some of his cases have been covered in the mass media and written about in publications including the Montgomery Herald and Playboy magazine.

The Law Firm of A. Charles Peruto, Jr., has been recognized as one of the top firms in terms of client satisfaction two years in a row by the American Institute of Legal Counsel.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (50%): Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%): DUI/DWI

Criminal Defense: White Collar (20%): White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Focus Areas

Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, DUI/DWI, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal


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Super Lawyers: 2004, 2006 - 2019

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About Charles Peruto, Jr.

Admitted: 1979, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://www.peruto.com/ourattorneys.html


  • Pennsylvania "Super Lawyer" for the sixth year in a row

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New York Bar, Member
  • New Jersey Bar, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar, Member
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Website - www.peruto.com
Office Location for A. Charles Peruto, Jr.

2101 Pine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215-735-1010

Fax: 215-545-6138

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Last Updated: 4/17/2018

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