Adjunct Professor Mark Perlmutter is a former trial lawyer from Austin, Texas and currently practices as a Licensed Psychotherapist in San Francisco. He’s continues to serve as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Texas School of Law where he’s taught since 2002 and at Hastings where he’s taught since 2014.
Professor Perlmutter has represented clients as a Certified Civil Trial Lawyer with emphasis on medical/legal malpractice, personal injuries, business and employment disputes, civil rights suits, and class actions. Professor Perlmutter holds a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law and earned a Bachelor of Science in Public Address and Group Communication from Northwestern University.
He’s also practiced psychotherapy, specializing in working with couples and individuals on their relationships as well as coaching people to overcome test and public speaking anxiety. He holds a Masters in Counselling Psychology from Argosy University and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California.
Professor Perlmutter is the author of Why Lawyers (and the rest of us) Lie and Engage in Other Repugnant Behavior, as well as numerous articles. He was identified as a Legal Innovator by the Texas Lawyer and as a Superlawyer by Law and Politics Magazine.