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Mark T. Perry

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Scranton, PA

The Perry Law Firm, L.L.C.
305 Linden Street
Scranton, PA 18503
Phone: 888-430-9083
Fax: 570-344-6326
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2021
Licensed in Pennsylvania Since: 1992
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Defense (70%), Civil Litigation: Defense (10%), Personal Injury - General: Defense (10%), Professional Liability: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Mark T. Perry is the founder of The Perry Law Firm in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Mr. Perry handles cases involving car accidents, medical malpractice, birth injuries, nursing home litigation, premises liability, professional liability and other issues. He represent clients in Scranton, Bethlehem and the surrounding areas.

A highly qualified litigator, Mr. Perry has tried hundreds of cases at the state and federal levels. In addition to personal injury, he has experience with business and commercial litigation, and employment and labor law.

Martindale-Hubbell awarded Mr. Perry an AV Preeminent* peer review rating. This is the highest available rating, reflecting exceptional legal skills and high ethical standards.

Mr. Perry is certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a civil trial specialist and is a fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America. He is an original member of the board of directors for the Medical Education Development Corporation and vice chairman of the board for the Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education.

An engaged member of his legal community, Mr. Perry belongs to the Lackawanna Bar Association, the Luzerne County Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Defense Institute and the Defense Research Institute. He has lectured on litigation, personal injury and other legal topics at many seminars and conferences.

Mr. Perry graduated magna cum laude from St. Bonaventure University and went on to earn his law degree from the George Washington University Law School. He is qualified to practice law before all Pennsylvania and New York state courts.

*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
  • 70%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Defense
  • 10%Civil Litigation: Defense
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Defense
  • 10%Professional Liability: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Construction Accident, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

17 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2021

Certificates and Credentials

About Mark T. Perry

First Admitted: 1987, New York

Professional Webpage: https://theperrylawfirm.com/attorney-profiles/mark-t-perry/

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Medical Education Development Corporation, Board of Directors, Member

Educational Background

  • St. Bonaventure University, magna cum laude, B.A., 1983

Honors/Awards

  • One of the Top 100 Attorneys in Pennsylvania, 2017
  • “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Selected as a “Super Lawyer” by Philadelphia Magazine, 2005 - 2019
  • Elected a fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, 2011
  • Exemplary Service Award, Lackawanna County Bar Association, 2010

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Board of Directors, Medical Education Development Consortium, The Commonwealth Medical College, 2004 - 2008
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Board of Directors, Pennsylvania Defense Institute, 2002 - 2013
  • Luzerne County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Defense Institute
  • Vice Chairman, Board The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education
  • Lackawanna County Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Faculty, Med-Mal: What You Must Know in 2004, PATLA Seminar, Scranton, Pennsylvania, June, 2004
  • Panel Member, Medical Marijuana - "What You Need to Know," Mohegan Sun, Pocono, Wilkes-Barre, PA, October 4, 2018
  • Guest Editorial, Maintain State's Medical Malpractice Venue Rules, Scranton Times, April 7, 2019
  • Faculty, Trial Tactics & Techniques, PBI Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2004
  • “Physician’s Duty to Third Parties”, PDI Counterpoint, Fall, 2000
  • Faculty, Trials Tactics Tips and Techniques, PDI Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2003
  • Lecturer, Litigation Counsel of America’s Renaissance Symposium, The Harvard Club, New York City, December 2, 2016, “Jury Trials in The Age of The Trump Voter”
  • Lecturer, Recent Developments in Medical Malpractice Law, Medical Staff, Good Samaritan Hospital, Pottsville, PA, 2002, 2003
  • Lecturer, Surgical Ground Rounds, The Guthrie Clinic, April 9, 2015, “The Apology Rule”
  • Faculty, Trial Tactics Tips and Techniques, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2002
  • Lecturer, Medical Grand Rounds, The Guthrie Clinic, April 9, 2015, EMR: “Current Issues and Challenges”
  • Faculty, Civil Litigation Evidence Update, 20th Annual Bench / Bar Conference, Lackawanna County Bar Association, 2001
  • Lecturer, Trial Tactics Tips and Technologies, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Pittsburgh, April 2015
  • Faculty, Bad Faith Litigation in Pennsylvania, NBI, 2001
  • Lecturer, Trial Tactics Tips and Techniques, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2001
  • Lecturer, Trial Tactics Tips and Techniques, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Philadelphia, April 2013
  • Lecturer, Pennsylvania Civil Litigation Practice, HMS, 1999
  • 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, 2007 - September 2010
  • Faculty, Long Term Care Administration, Role of Government and Health Policy Regulation and Reimbursement, Marywood University, Scranton, Pennsylvania, March 2007 - March 2010
  • Lecturer, Trial Tactics Tips and Techniques, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Mechanicsburg, April,  2009
  • Lecturer, Trial Tactics Tips and Techniques, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Philadelphia, April, 2009
  • Lecturer, Areas of the Law that Impact Long-Term Care, New Seasons Assisted Living, Devon, 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, Insurance Coverage Litigation, NBI, Scranton, Pennsylvania, August, 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
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Office Location for Mark T. Perry

305 Linden Street
Scranton, PA 18503

Phone: 888-430-9083

Fax: 570-344-6326

Last Updated: 3/1/2021

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