Chief of Staff and General Counsel
Mr. Perry advises and counsels the president, Board of Trustees and senior level staff on strategic decisions and long range planning and manages the College’s overall legal exposure. He supports special presidential projects, and manages the implementation of all major initiatives outlined in BCCC’s strategic plan and the president’s agenda. Prior to BCCC, Mr. Perry held the position of associate general counsel at Morgan State University.
Mr. Perry spent over 10 years handling complex litigation for the Maryland Attorney General’s Office, where he honed his communication, advocacy, and social justice experience. He is a nationally recognized eminent domain attorney and represented the State in numerous multimillion-dollar land and property acquisitions.
Mr. Perry served on the writing group for the 2017 Maryland Higher Education Commission’s State Plan for Postsecondary Education, and has been a featured speaker on issues of higher education law, compliance, and risk management. He serves on the strategic planning committee for the National Association of Collegiate and University Attorneys.
Mr. Perry is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law, and holds a B.S. in Economics from Morgan State University.