Marshall Perkins has successfully litigated cases involving a wide-range of complex legal and business issues, with an emphasis on class action and shareholder litigation. He was a primary drafter of appellate briefing in cases where the Maryland Court of Appeals ultimately defined the scope of direct shareholder litigation rights under Maryland law. Mr. Perkins has also prosecuted shareholder cases on behalf of investors alleging predatory breaches of fiduciary duty and on behalf of landowners who were injured by chemical contamination. He has also represented a class alleging consumer fraud claims.
Mr. Perkins has effectively handled numerous matters involving medical malpractice, other serious personal injury, and legal malpractice actions. Recently, following substantial pretrial discovery, Mr. Perkins resolved a medical malpractice case for $300,000.
Mr. Perkins graduated magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Maryland, College Park in 1988 and magna cum laude from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1997. Following law school, he clerked for the Honorable Irma S. Raker of the Court of Appeals of Maryland.
In addition to practicing before all of Maryland’s trial and appellate courts, Mr. Perkins has been admitted to practice before the United States District Court for Maryland and before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth and District of Columbia Circuits.
Beyond the Roar of the Crowd: Victim Impact Testimony Collides With Due Process, 27.2 U. Balt. L. Forum 31 (1997).
Note, United States v. Virginia, State May Not Maintain a “Unique” Single-Sex Educational Facility Without Providing a Comparable Facility to the Excluded Gender, 27.1 U. Balt. L. Forum 51 (1997).