Scott W. Perlin
Mr. Perlin is an associate of the firm in the Litigation Department. He represents clients primarily in matters of real estate development and other real property disputes, business litigation, construction law, administrative land use and environmental (including CEQA), and general civil litigation. With a well-rounded background, Mr. Perlin works collaboratively and diligently with his clients helping them to achieve their goals.
Mr. Perlin has second-chaired both jury and bench trials with millions of dollars at stake, as well as independently managed cases to a final resolution. He also has extensive experience in each facet of the discovery process, including having taken numerous depositions, reviewing voluminous e-discovery and prevailing on discovery motions.
Mr. Perlin received his B.S. in Politics from Willamette University in 2012. He earned his law degree from University of Southern California Gould School of Law in 2016. While in law school, he was selected to the Hale Moot Court Honors Program, in which he competed in the National Moot Court Competition sponsored by the New York Bar Association, was a teacher’s assistant for administrative law and earned honors grades in secured transactions, business organizations, and criminal procedure.
Prior to joining Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek, Mr. Perlin served as a judicial extern to both the Honorable Judge Wilson for the Central District of California and Honorable Judge Lewis for the Southern District of California. He also worked as an intern for a local law firm and was a summer associate for the firm.
Professional Affiliations & Admissions
- State Bar of California
- San Diego County Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- Association of Business Trial Lawyers, San Diego Chapter
- American Inns of Court, Louis M. Welsh San Diego Chapter
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
- U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
Mr. Perlin was born and raised in San Diego, California, growing up in Alpine and attending Steele Canyon High School. He is an avid supporter of local sports teams (professional and youth) and USC football.