Perry Binder, J.D.
Perry Binder, J.D. is a nationally recognized legal commentator and professional speaker for education associations, law firms, and businesses on a range of topics.
Perry grew up in Queens, New York, and attended college and law school in upstate New York. As a National Speakers Association member with over 20 years of experience in the legal field, Perry is an energetic speaker who enjoys interacting with Paralegals on cutting edge topics. His keynotes and workshops have been described as “practical, enthusiastic, and hilarious.” Perry has appeared internationally on radio and television, and is frequently quoted in print media, including The New York Times, Associated Press, USA Today, The Financial Times, The Christian Science Monitor, Investor’s Business Daily, Fox News, MSNBC News, ESPN Classic, AP Radio, CBS Radio, Congressional Quarterly Homeland Security, Philadelphia Inquirer, Rocky Mountain News, San Jose Mercury News, The Dayton Daily News, and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Visit http://www.PerryBinder.com.
Perry is a legal studies professor at Georgia State University’s College of Business, where he teaches law in an optimistic and practice-oriented manner to MBA and undergraduate students. In 2008, Perry received the MBA students’ Crystal Apple Teaching Award, and in 2005 he received the Business School’s Teaching Excellence Award. In addition, Perry was a finalist for the university’s Innovative Teaching Award, and for the prestigious National ALSB Master Teaching Competition. Prior to teaching at Georgia State, he was the Director of Clayton State University’s Paralegal Program (1996-2000), where he taught Introduction to Law, Civil Litigation, Legal Research & Writing, Contracts, and Torts.
Perry is the author of numerous articles focusing on risk management and litigation prevention, for select publications such as American Jurisprudence, The Human Resource, Professional Speaker, and Competitive Edge Magazine. Prior to his teaching career, he litigated complex business cases in Miami, FL, with stakes in excess of $10 million. While in private practice, he negotiated contract settlements and consulted to a professional sports franchise. From 1992-1995, he was a part-time radio talk show host, with several shows dealing with law, business, and sports.
Perry is an active member of The Florida Bar, NSA, SHRM-Atlanta, and ALSB. He is a graduate of SUNY Buffalo Law School, where he served as an Articles Editor of The Buffalo Law Review, and Binghamton University (B.A., Political Science, with honors).
Perry resides in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife and two children.