Perrie M. Weiner
"I work with a lot of lawyers – in my view, none rise to Baker’s level of service, competence and favorable results. Perrie Weiner is the standout partner."
– 2022 Legal 500 US
"Perrie is an exceptional attorney, problem solver and team leader."
– 2021 Chambers USA
Perrie M. Weiner is the partner in charge of Baker McKenzie's Los Angeles office and Chair of the Firm's North America Securities Litigation Group. With over 30 years of experience, Perrie's practice focuses primarily on securities class action and shareholder derivative litigation, and SEC enforcement matters. He is acknowledged as the "go-to advocate for hedge funds facing complex suits and CEOs squaring off against the US Securities and Exchange Commission,” (Law 360). His practice also includes "high stakes" complex business litigation.
Perrie has been approved by American International Group, Inc. (AIG) and XL Group PLC, as one of the few lawyers in California to represent directors and officers in securities and other complex (class action) litigation matters. He is also recognized as a leading individual in Litigation: Securities in California by Chambers USA (2021 and 2022), and was a key player in growing and leading the Firm's North America Securities Litigation Group, which was ranked a top tier in the 2021 and 2022 US Legal 500. The LA Business Journal named him a Leader of Influence: Litigators & Trial Lawyers since 2019, and a Top 100 Lawyer in 2022, as well as one of the Top 500 most influential people in LA, in 2022, and the Daily Journal recognized him as one of California's Top Mega-Rainmakers. He received the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award and the Wiley W. Manuel Award for his pro bono legal work. Perrie also has been repeatedly selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers and LawDragon's Leading Lawyers in America.