Peter J. Perroni, ESQ.
Peter Perroni graduated first in his class from New England Law | Boston where he received the Amos L. Taylor Award for academic excellence, and gave the valedictory address at the graduation of his class. During law school, Perroni received American Jurisprudence Book Awards in Contracts, Torts, Property, Civil Procedure and Constitutional Law. Following law school, he served as a Law Clerk to the Hon. Caroline Glassman of the Maine Supreme Court. After his clerkship at the Maine Supreme Court, Perroni moved to Boston and was first an associate and then partner of his mentor, renowned Boston litigator Frank Corso. While in Boston, Perroni litigated hundreds of cases, many to jury verdict, involving primarily personal injury, labor, appellate, administrative and criminal law. Perroni has collected millions on behalf of clients through litigation, settlement and jury verdict. He routinely appears before the Massachusetts and New Hampshire Trial Courts, Massachusetts Appellate Courts and the New Hampshire Supreme Court. His work in high stakes criminal cases — primarily representing police officers charged with crimes — has resulted in not-guilty verdicts in both Massachusetts and New Hampshire Superior Courts.
Throughout his career, Perroni has focused his efforts on the representation of working people. In addition to being a seasoned trial lawyer, Perroni is an expert in union-side labor law and is Chief Legal Counsel to more than 60 local law enforcement unions in New England, and is lead outside counsel to IBEW Local 2320 (telecommunications and data network workers). He regularly represents Unions and Union members in arbitration proceedings and in cases before state and federal administrative agencies such as the NLRB, DLR, CSC and NH PELRB. In addition, Perroni often represents Union members and their families in non-labor matters such as personal injury claims and criminal defense matters.
Perroni holds an adjunct professorship at New England Law where he has taught since 1997. He currently teaches Negotiation to second and third year law students and in the past has taught Legal Methods and Legal Research and Writing. He is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, Maine and New Hampshire. Perroni received his undergraduate degree from Colby College where he was a rare, four-year, two-sport, member of both the football and lacrosse teams. Perroni lives with his long-time partner Mavis and his dog, Captain. The family splits its time between southern New Hampshire and Monument Beach, Cape Cod. Perroni enjoys gardening and boating and recently built a Brockway skiff for shellfishing.
JD, New England Law | Boston, 1996
Amos L. Taylor Award
9 American Jurisprudence Book Awards
BA, Government, Colby College