Jack Y. Perry

Partner Minneapolis


Jack is a senior trial attorney and litigator. He specializes in high-stakes litigation and regulatory compliance matters across a broad array of sectors.

From his past and ongoing representation of industry leaders in retail (Costco), agriculture (Genus, PIC USA, Protein Sources, Barrick), mining (Shakopee Gravel), breathalyzer (LifeSafer, Smart Start), technology (Emerson), environmental consulting (Stantec), auto recycling (Copart), healthcare (Protégé, Biolyph), demolition (Veit, Frattalone), metal recycling (Northern Metals Recycling), fast food (Wendy’s), solid waste (Waste Management, Veit, Morrison County), education (Higher Ground, Friendship Academy of the Arts), environment (Audubon, Smart Growth) and energy (Xcel Energy), Jack has a well-earned reputation for aggressively representing the interests of his clients in all manner of administrative and judicial proceedings, including jury trials, court trials, state and federal appeals, class actions, contested case hearings and state and local governmental board proceedings. Jack is, as well, one of Minnesota’s leading land use, including condemnations, and agricultural law practitioners.


  • Attorney of the Year, Minnesota Lawyer (2022)

  • Honoree, Minnesota Super Lawyers Rising Stars

  • Honoree, Top Lawyers, Litigation – Commercial, Minnesota Monthly (2022)

All Service Areas


  • University of Minnesota Law School (1990)

    J.D. cum laude

  • St. John's University (1984)

    B.A., magna cum laude


  • State - Minnesota
  • Federal - 8th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Federal - District of Minnesota

Professional Affiliations

  • Hennepin County Bar Association


  • Minnesota State Bar Association


Community Involvement

  • Minnesota Waste Association