Steven G. Perelman

Special Counsel

  • Steven G. Perelman
  • Phone: +1 212 471 4794
    Fax: +1 212 331 6972

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  • Duane Morris LLP
    1540 Broadway
    New York, NY 10036-4086

Steven G. Perelman practices in the area of corporate law with a focus on advising financial institutions and other corporate clients in a wide range of transactional and regulatory matters. Mr. Perelman’s transactional experience includes advising U.S. and non-U.S. privately and publicly traded companies on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and private equity transactions. Skilled in negotiation, business planning, consumer products, sales and securities, Mr. Perelman has particular experience in merger situations and unsolicited takeover offers.

Mr. Perelman has strategic management, acquisition integration, business turnaround, investment valuation, and leadership experience working in various business positions for major consumer products companies, as well as investment management and advisory firms. He is an experienced board member with a demonstrated history of both volunteering and working in the museums and educational institutions industry. Mr. Perelman currently serves on the board of trustees of the Children’s Museum of the Arts and is a former trustee of the Rhode Island School of Design and former Governor of the RISD Museum.

Mr. Perelman is a 1994 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Law School and Wharton School of Business. Mr. Perelman received his bachelor's degree in Public Policy and American Institutions from Brown University in 1990.


  • New York


  • University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, J.D., 1994
  • The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, M.B.A., 1994
  • Brown University, B.A., 1990


  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Special Counsel, 2021-present
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
    - Associate, 2019-2021
  • Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
    - Associate, 2015-2018
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
    - Visiting Lawyer, 2014-2015
  • Lawyers Alliance for New York
    - Attorney, 2014
  • Mantiques Modern Gallery
    - Co-owner and Founder, 2004-2014
  • Lipper and Company
    - Research Analyst, Merger Arbitrage, 2001-2002
  • First Sterling Corporation
    - Vice President, Business Development, 2000-2001, 2002-2004
  • Revlon Consumer Products Corporation
    - Senior Vice President, Global Beauty Care, 2000
    - Vice President, Business Planning, 1997-1998
    - Vice President, Fragrance Division, 1995-1997
    - Vice President, Corporate Development, 1994-1995
    - Marketing Manager, Haircolor, 1993-1994
  • Sunbeam Corporation
    - Vice President and General Manager, Health at Home Division, 1998-1999

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