David E. Perry

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David focuses his practice in the areas of corporate, LLC and business law, with an emphasis on tax-related issues including ERISA and employee benefits, tax planning and commercial real estate. He has over twenty-five years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions, employee benefits and executive compensation and commercial real estate matters. Additionally, he serves as outside general counsel to numerous companies. David represents businesses of all sizes and in all stages from small business and start-ups to large well-established companies.

David was recently recognized again as The Best Lawyers in America® 2021 Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law “Lawyer of The Year” for the Roanoke area.  This is the highest overall recognition offered and is given to only one attorney in a geographic location for each specific practice area, and an honor also received in 2016.  Additionally, he has been repeatedly recognized in “The Best Lawyers in America®” for his work in employee benefits & ERISA law [since 2006 to present]; tax law [since 2010 to present]; real estate law [since 2017 to present], and now in 2021 for Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships).  David has also been recognized by Virginia’s “Super Lawyers” Magazine [2006 – 2009; 2015 to present] for his work in employee benefits (ERISA) law and tax Law; and Virginia Business Magazine’s “Legal Elite” [since 2014 to present] for business law.


540.777.3455 Roanoke Direct
540.443.2855 Blacksburg Direct
540.588.7317 Mobile



Washington & Lee University School of Law, JD, 1987
University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce, BS, 1982


North Carolina
District of Columbia