Andrew J. Perlmutter

Andrew J. Perlmutter

Senior Associate
Washington, District of Columbia
800-881-0140 (Toll-Free)

ANDREW J. PERLMUTTER became an associate of the firm in 2007. Mr. Perlmutter received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in May 2004. From 2005-2007, Mr. Perlmutter was an associate at Melehy & Associates, LLC in Silver Spring, MD, where he practiced plaintiff-side employment law.

During law school, Mr. Perlmutter participated in the Harrison Institute for Public Law, Policy Clinic, representing governmental and nonprofit clients in varied regulatory matters, and was on staff of Law and Policy in International Business.

Mr. Perlmutter's internship experience includes legal clerkships with Schargin Associates (a Washington, DC administrative litigation firm) and with Prof. Roy Schotland (researching constitutional and elections law issues) as well as positions with the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Congress and the Pennsylvania General Assembly.

In 2001, Mr. Perlmutter graduated from Cornell University with honors, with a major in Government and minors in International Relations and Law & Society.

Mr. Perlmutter is a member of the bars of the State of Maryland and of the District of Columbia.

Areas of Practice

  • Administrative Hearings & Adjudication
  • Arbitration
  • Civil Rights
  • Age Discrimination
  • Disability & Illness Discrimination
  • Gay & Lesbian Rights
  • National Origin Discrimination
  • Race Discrimination
  • Religious Discrimination
  • Sex Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Employment Law -- Employee
  • Americans with Disabilities Act -- Employee
  • Employee Rights -- Employee
  • Employment Discrimination -- Employee
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) -- Employee
  • Municipal Employment -- Employee
  • Sexual Harassment -- Employee
  • Wage & Hour Laws -- Employee
  • Wrongful Termination -- Employee
  • Labor Arbitration
  • Unfair Labor Practices
  • Wage & Hour Laws
  • Federal Appellate Practice
  • Federal Claims Court
  • US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 2004
  • District of Columbia, 2005
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia, 2007
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 2007
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit, 2007
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit, 2007
  • Federal Claims Court, 2007


  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. - 2004
    • Law Review: Law and Policy in International Business, 2002 - 2004
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
    • A.B. - 2001
    • Honors: With Distinction in All Subjects
    • Major: Government

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers' Association (MWELA)

Past Employment Positions

  • Zipin & Melehy LLC, Associate, 2005 - 2007


  • Phi Sigma Phi