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Perrin B. Fourmy
Biography

Perrin Fourmy practices in the firm's Litigation section. He has represented clients in civil litigation matters across multiple practice areas, including oil and gas, premises liability, personal injury, contracts, vehicle products liability, property disputes, debtor/creditor, and consumer rights in state and federal matters throughout Texas and the United States.


Perrin has managed complex vehicle products liability cases throughout the country in state and federal court in California, Arizona, Ohio, Louisiana, Maryland, and multiple other states. He has defended vehicle manufacturers, equipment manufacturers, and parts suppliers in individual cases and worked as part of a team of multiple law firms defending multi-district litigation as a result of massive product recalls. He has also represented major retailers and apartment complex owners in premises liability disputes.

He has obtained numerous summary judgment victories for clients in state and federal court. Perrin provides comprehensive analysis of claims for clients to develop cost efficient and effective litigation plans and has worked extensively with engineers, appraisers, and medical experts to coordinate client defenses and identify the weak spot in an opponent's argument.

Perrin works directly with his clients to put their minds at ease and instill confidence in their litigation path. From sophisticated corporations familiar with the courtroom to small business owners or individuals new to lawsuits, his goal is to vigorously represent clients and foster relationships to ensure all their needs are met.

Before practicing law, Perrin taught middle school Social Studies for 8 years in North Carolina and served as the head coach for the middle and high school men's soccer teams.

Education

  • J.D., cum laude, Wake Forest University School of Law, 2013
  • B.A., Political Science, North Carolina State University, 2002
Representative Matters
  • Represented small business owner in multiple matters involving trademark litigation, contracts, deceptive trade practices, and defamation.
  • Won summary judgment for billion dollar oil exploration and production company in multi-million dollar suit filed by family of employee killed in catastrophic oil field accident; complete dismissal of all claims against client asserting Chapter 95 defense in summary judgment granted two weeks before case was to proceed to trial.
  • Defended Fortune 500 retailers and apartment complex owners in numerous premises liability claims, including third-party criminal activity cases and cases involving severe injuries and fatalities, obtaining multiple summary judgment dismissals in state and federal court.
  • Represented leading automobile manufacturer in vehicle products liability lawsuits throughout the country, overseeing voluminous discovery and motion practice, coordinating complex engineering and technical expert analyses, and managing cases through mediation and trial preparation.
  • Represented automobile manufacturer and automotive parts supplier in multi-district litigation and associated lawsuits stemming from major recalls.
  • Represented oil exploration and production company in nuisance claim for damages suffered by landowner as a result of chloride leak on property; obtained partial summary judgment as to damages and complete exclusion of plaintiff’s retained expert for first time in the expert's 25+ year testimonial career.
Noteworthy
  • Order of the Coif
  • Order of the Barristers
  • Member, Wake Forest AAJ Trial Team and Moot Court
  • 2012 Zeliff Individual Mock Trial Competition Champion
  • 2016 Graduate of IADC Trial Academy
Activities & Memberships
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers