University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, J.D., Certificates in Business Law and International Law, Berkeley Journal of International Law, Associate Editor, and Berkeley Business Law Journal, Assistant Editor Université de Paris-Panthéon-Assas II, Study Abroad, French, European and International Law University of Southern California, Price School of Public Policy, M.P.A. Andrews University, B.A., summa cum laude, J.N. Andrews Scholar
ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
Juan Perla is an associate in the litigation and international arbitration groups. He represents foreign states, state-owned entities, and private companies from around the world.
Mr. Perla has experience in investor-state and commercial disputes brought before international tribunals and federal courts including the U.S. Supreme Court. He has also worked on international transactions relating to large-scale energy and infrastructure development projects, as well as regulatory matters involving economic sanctions and anti-corruption laws.
Mr. Perla served as a law clerk to the Honorable C. Darnell Jones II of the U.S. District Court for Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
COURTSU.S. Court of Appeals - District of Columbia Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals - Second Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals - Third Circuit
U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
New York State Bar Association
Mr. Perla has a strong commitment to pro bono practice. He has represented asylum-seekers in administrative proceedings, and has advised non-profits on general corporate and commercial matters.
Prosser Prize in International Law, presented by Berkeley Law (Spring 2010)