Adjunct Professor
Richard J. Perr
(856) 795-1118
  • Biography

Richard Perr is a partner with the Philadelphia law firm of Fineman Krekstein & Harris, P.C., where he concentrates his practice in complex commercial litigation. He also specializes in representing creditors, law firms and agencies for violations of federal and state consumer protection laws including the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the Truth in Lending Act. Mr. Perr serves as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Rutgers - Camden School of Law, teaching Election and Political Campaign Law, and has appeared in numerous national, regional and local publications and on broadcast media on the issues of politics and election law.

Mr. Perr has been involved in politics since 1987. He has served as a foreign policy intern for then United States Senator Al Gore (D-TN). He presently serves as Chairman of the Burlington County Democratic Party and sits on the Lawyers' Council of the New Jersey State Democratic Committee.

Mr. Perr is a member of the Burlington County Bar Association as well as the New Jersey State Bar Association where he served as the Chairman of the Election Law Committee from 2003-2005. He is a member of the Members' Attorney Program (MAP) of the ACA International where he served as the State Compliance Chair for Pennsylvania from 2005 - 2007, and represents the firm in the Legal Netlink Alliance. Mr. Perr was recognized among his peers and was named a "Super Lawyer" in 2006 through 2008 for his expertise in business litigation.

Mr. Perr has a B.A. (1991) in Political Science, English and History from Rutgers College and is an International and Foreign Law Honors graduate of Rutgers - Camden School of Law (1994). He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the United States District Courts for the District of New Jersey and for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania. He was also a contributing author for the twenty-volume encyclopedia Constitutions of the Countries of the World.