Jason L. Pearlman is the founder and managing attorney of The Pearlman Law Firm, PLLC. He has significant experience as legal counsel in a wide range of complex civil litigation matters, including cases arising from medical malpractice, automobile and trucking accidents, premises liability, defective products, breach of fiduciary duty, defamation, commercial and business disputes, as well as unlawful termination of employment. Pearlman has also served as counsel in regulatory investigations and proceedings before various administrative agencies.
In addition to litigation, Pearlman also provides general business counsel and consulting services. He has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating contracts and employment agreements for large corporate organizations, associations, small business owners and individuals.
During his years practicing law, Pearlman has secured or helped secure tens of millions of dollars for his clients in numerous cases resulting in substantial jury verdicts or settlements, including multiple six-, seven- and eight-figure recoveries. He has also been appellate counsel in several matters involving significant legal issues and precedent-setting decisions, and has successfully argued appeals before the appellate courts in Pennsylvania.
Prior to establishing The Pearlman Law Firm, PLLC, Pearlman has spent his career practicing law with some of the nation's top trial lawyers at Kline & Specter, P.C. and Sprague & Sprague in Philadelphia. He was selected as a Rising Star in 2012, 2013 and 2014 by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, an independent rating service that names the top 2.5 percent of attorneys in Pennsylvania who are 40 or younger. He served as a member of the Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice from 2011-2015. Since 2014, he has served as a court-appointed arbitrator in the Philadelphia Court of Commons Pleas compulsory arbitration program, and is also an arbitrator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). He has been a presenter at legal education courses and has co-authored a chapter on Mediation in the United States in the book “Global Perspectives on ADR,” which examined Alternative Dispute Resolution methods employed in legal jurisdictions throughout the world.
Pearlman earned his undergraduate degree in Economics from the Pennsylvania State University in 2001. He graduated cum laude from New York Law School in 2004, where he served as Associate Editor of the New York Law School Law Review. In 2011, Pearlman earned an LL.M. in Trial Advocacy from Temple University’s Beasley School of Law.
He is admitted to practice law in the state and federal courts in Pennsylvania and has been admitted pro hac vice in other state and federal district courts.
Pearlman enjoys spending time with his family, travel and coaching youth sports with the Lower Merion Little League and Narberth Athletic Association. He is also researching and writing about his grandfather's experience serving in World War II as an airplane mechanic in the United States Army, which he plans to publish one day. He lives in Lower Merion Township with his wife and two sons.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers Magazine||2014|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers Magazine||2013|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers Magazine||2012|
|Attorney||The Pearlman Law Firm, PLLC||2017 - Present|
|Court-Appointed Arbitrator||Philadelphia Court Of Common Pleas, Compulsory Arbitration Program||2014 - Present|
|Attorney||Sprague & Sprague||2014 - 2017|
|Attorney||Kline & Specter, P.C.||2004 - 2014|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Pennsylvania Association For Justice||Board of Governors||2011 - 2015|
|Global Perspectives on ADR||Mediation in the United States||2014|
|Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law||LL.M - Master of Laws||2011|
|New York Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||2004|
|Pennsylvania State University, University Park (main campus)||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2001|
|Villanova University School of Law, Fall Guest Instructor||Civil Pre-trial Practice||2015|
|Villanova University School of Law, Fall Guest Instructor||Civil Pre-trial Practice||2014|
|Villanova University School of Law, Fall Guest Instructor||Civil Pre-trial Practice||2013|
|Villanova University School of Law, Fall Guest Instructor||Civil Pre-trial Practice||2012|
|Fall Quarterly Meeting||Political Skills Workshop||2012|
|Villanova University School of Law, Fall Guest Instructor||Civil Pre-trial Practice||2011|
|Villanova University School of Law, Fall Guest Instructor||Civil Pre-trial Practice||2010|
|Presentation||Legal Issues Arising from The Gulf Oil Spill of 2010||2010|
|Villanova University School of Law, Fall Guest Instructor||Civil Pre-trial Practice||2009|
|Bailets v. Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission||$3,200,000|
|DiTore v. Zager, et al.||$5,100,000|
|Peters v. Roll-A-Bout, Corp.|
|In re Bridgeport Fire Litigation||$35,000,000|
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