John W. Perry, Jr.
Mr. Perry is a partner with Perry, Atkinson, Balhoff, Mengis and Burns and a founding principal of Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions. Mr. Perry has been conducting mediations for over seventeen years and is one of the most active mediators and arbitrators in the south. His mediation practice has spanned thousands of successfully completed mediations for legal and commercial clients. Mr. Perry is recognized as a leading authority on the process and application of alternative dispute resolution. His experience as a senior mediator has covered a wide array of multi-party, complex legal and commercial issues. Mr. Perry is a Magna Cum Laude Graduate of Nicholls State University where he was a member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. As a principal in Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions, Mr. Perry is responsible for the selection and training of the mediator panel.

Areas of Concentration
  • Mediation
  • Insurance
  • Product Liability
  • Employment Law
  • Professional Liability
  • Environmental Law

B.A., Nicholls State University (1976)
J.D., Louisiana State University (1978)


Experienced mediator, arbitrator and special master in over 4,000 cases
Thirty-four years of practice in Personal Injury (Plaintiff and Defense), Insurance, Professional Liability and Products Liability
American College of Civil Trial Mediators®, Distinguished Fellow since 2007
Academy of Court Appointed Masters, Member
American College of Trial Lawyers (Fellow)
Past Member, Board of Governors, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association
Board of Directors, Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel (Immediate Past President)
Council Member, ADR Section of Louisiana State Bar

Contact John W. Perry, Jr.

Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions
721 Government Street
Suite 102
Baton Rouge, Louisiana  70802
Phone: 225-389-9899
Fax: 225-389-9859


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • Louisiana

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