University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., 1990, Cum Laude

St. John's University, B.A., 1984, Magna Cum Laude 

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit


  • Honorable M. Jeanne Coyne, Minnesota Supreme Court
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Jack Y. Perry
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Jack Perry is a member of the Business Litigation section and practices principally in the areas of:

  • Business litigation
  • Permitting and regulatory compliance
  • Land use planning and zoning
  • Corporate disputes
  • Personal injury
  • Appellate practice

Jack has handled all matters of concern for waste management, utility, aggregate, development, construction, real estate, agriculture, food and entertainment clients. He has represented these clients in various forms of administrative, regulatory and corporate disputes, including contract, fraud, insurance defense, eminent domain, patent infringement/trade secret misappropriation and personal injury. He has also handled many successful constitutional challenges to waste laws throughout the Midwest, including Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma and Oregon. Jack has also successfully licensed and permitted numerous facilities.

In addition, Jack has handled numerous appellate matters, including appeals to the Minnesota Court of Appeals, the Minnesota Supreme Court and the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as innumerable administrative appeals.

Honors & Awards

  • Rising Star, Minnesota Super Lawyers

Professional Affiliations

Hennepin County Bar Association, Member

Minnesota State Bar Association, Member

Minnesota Waste Association, Counsel