Before joining Bekman, Marder & Adkins, Ryan S. Perlin spent more than five years as an attorney at Anderson, Coe & King, a leading Baltimore defense firm, representing health care providers and hospitals in medical malpractice cases and local and national clients in defense of tort claims. Mr. Perlin now uses the insight he gained as a defense lawyer to advocate for clients injured in medical, automobile, and personal injury matters, and to use the civil justice system to provide relief to victims of negligence.
Mr. Perlin graduated with honor from the University of Maryland School Of Law where he competed on the National Trial Team and was elected Vice-President of the Moot Court Board. Upon graduation, Mr. Perlin was honored by the law school faculty with membership in the Order of the Barristers, a selective national organization which honors excellence in oral and written advocacy. Following law school, Mr. Perlin clerked on the Circuit Court for Baltimore City for the Honorable Stuart R. Berger, now a judge on Maryland's Court of Special Appeals.
Since then, Mr. Perlin has handled cases in federal and state courts throughout Maryland and Washington, D.C. and has been admitted pro hac vice to handle cases in Delaware and Pennsylvania.
Mr. Perlin is active in the legal community as a Board member for Disability Rights Maryland, a member of the Board of Governors of the Maryland Association for Justice, and a member of the Alumni Board for the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. He was also a contributing blogger to the Generation J.D. lawyer's web blog, run by Maryland's leading legal newspaper, The Daily Record, where he offered his insights and opinions regarding issues facing young lawyers.
Mr. Perlin has received numerous legal honors including the prestigious, "AV Preeminent" rating from the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, recognized for his strong legal ability and high ethical standards.