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.
"Key to law exam success? Use the word ‘because’, says top prof," coverage in Legal Cheek, November 10, 2022, featuring Associate Professor Jonah Perlin.
"Your Fall Reading List: Practical Legal Scholarship," coverage in the Virginia Lawyer, August 2022, featuring Associate Professor Jonah Perlin.
"Say Goodbye to Bad Digital Presentations," coverage in the Washington State Bar News, June 9, 2022, featuring Associate Professor Jonah Perlin.
"Learning How to Lawyer with Jonah Perlin," coverage in Lawyerpreneur Podcast, May 26, 2022, featuring Associate Professor Jonah Perlin.