Asher Perlin is a seasoned attorney who has developed a diverse legal practice with a focus on appeals. Mr. Perlin’s oral argument style has garnered the esteem of courts and commentators. At the close of the argument before the D.C. Circuit in Bauer v. Mavi Marmara, Judge Harry Edwards stated that he “appreciate[d]” Mr. Perlin’s “tempered argument,” and added that he found it “helpful to the court.” In a Federalist Society podcast discussing the Supreme Court oral argument in Rubin v. Islamic Republic of Iran, the expert presenter commented that “Mr. Perlin … really did an excellent job arguing a tough case.”
What we do
Asher represents individuals and businesses in Florida federal and state trial courts and courts of appeal. With a focus on business, real estate and insurance litigation, Asher has also developed a diverse appellate practice and has represented appellate clients in federal appeals across the country. Asher works with clients to establish flexible and predictable fee arrangements that many clients prefer to a flat hourly rate.
Recent Significant Matters
Persuaded the U.S. Supreme Court to grant a petition for certiorari on behalf of American victims of Iran-sponsored terrorism and presented oral argument regarding the construction of provisions of the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act. A Federalist Society podcast on the oral argument opined that "Mr. Perlin ... really did an excellent job arguing a tough case." Rubin v. Islamic Republic of Iran remains pending before the Supreme Court.