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Janet G. Perry

Adjunct Professor of Law

Janet G. Perry is the former Special Counsel and Director of Professionalism at Pepper Hamilton LLP. In that position, Ms. Perry counseled the firm, the firm lawyers and outside clients on professional responsibility matters, participated in the development of firm professional responsibility policies and procedures, and served on the firm’s Professional Responsibility and Pro Bono Committees.

Ms. Perry was the Program Director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Center on Professionalism, where she developed, wrote and taught educational programs on professional responsibility and legal ethics for lawyers, judges and law students. At Penn Law she taught Professional Responsibility and Law and Public Education. At the Villanova University School of Law, she taught product liability and civil pretrial practice. She currently teaches Professional Responsibility as an adjunct professor at Temple University School of Law.

Ms. Perry served as a member of a hearing committee of the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and also served on the Ethics Committee of the Mayor’s Philadelphia 21st Century Review Forum. Ms. Perry graduated cum laude from the Villanova University School of Law. She began her legal career as law clerk to Edmund B. Spaeth, Jr., Judge, Superior Court of Pennsylvania, following which she practiced law at Pepper Hamilton & Scheetz.

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