Mr. Perry has extensive experience advising nonprofit and exempt organizations and has represented grantmaking foundations, operating foundations, churches and other religious organizations, service agencies, and public charities large and small.
His work on behalf of those clients has included organizing the entity, obtaining tax-exempt status, counseling and assistance to the board and staff members on a variety of matters, assistance with tax and other reporting requirements, and assistance in resolving disputes with the Internal Revenue Service and other matters.
Mr. Perry also has extensive experience in computer law and intellectual property law. He has assisted businesses in the acquisition of data processing systems and software. He has helped banks acquire computer systems and negotiated a joint venture between a bank and a non-bank organization for the marketing of bank-developed software systems, including obtaining regulatory approval.
Mr. Perry has lectured on banking regulatory law, intellectual property law, and exempt organization matters to trade groups and at seminars. He also is former adjunct professor at the Wayne State University School of Law, where he taught at the Small Business Enterprises and Nonprofit Corporations Clinic. Mr. Perry is a trustee of Ann Arbor Charter Township.