Professor Jonah E. Perlin teaches legal practice and advanced legal writing. Before coming to the Law Center he worked for several years as a litigator at Williams & Connolly LLP in Washington, D.C. where he specialized in complex civil litigation in the United States and abroad. While at Williams & Connolly he also taught advanced legal writing at the Law Center as an Adjunct Professor. Professor Perlin clerked for Chief Judge Robert A. Katzmann of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Professor Perlin received his J.D., magna cum laude, from the Law Center in 2012, where he was an Articles Editor for the Georgetown Law Journal and a law fellow in the Legal Research and Writing Program. He received his A.B., magna cum laude, from Princeton University and his A.M. in Religious Studies from the University of Chicago Divinity School.


Forthcoming Works - Journal Articles & Working Papers

Jonah Perlin, Client Confidentiality as Data Security, 99 Wash. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2024). [SSRN]

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

Eun Hee Han, Amanda Levendowski & Jonah Perlin, Disrupting Data Cartels by Editing Wikipedia, 25 Yale J.L. & Tech. (Special Issue) 123-145 (2023). [WWW] [Gtown Law] [W] [L] [SSRN]
Jonah Perlin, Making Your (Power)Point: An Introductory Guide to Digital Presentation Design for Lawyers, 18 Legal Commc’n & Rhetoric 81-131 (2021).
[WWW] [HEIN] [W] [L]
Jonah Perlin, Religion as a Conversation Starter: What Liberal Religious Political Advocates Add to the Debate About Religion's Place in Legal and Political Discourse, 100 Geo. L.J. 331-365 (2011).
[HEIN] [W] [L]