About Dr. David Perrott

Dr. Perrott has consulted on numerous high-stakes matters in federal and state venues throughout the country since 2003, and has built a reputation particularly in the area of multi-billion dollar litigation in the financial services industry.

His caseload has included matters involving securities fraud, commodities futures market manipulation, antitrust, product liability, trade secret, patent, copyright, trademark, contract, employment, construction, professional malpractice, personal injury and defamation. A well-known speaker, David frequently gives presentations to law firms, bar associations and at industry conferences.

David trained as both social psychologist and lawyer. His Ph.D. in experimental social psychology focused on understanding and measuring the processes of attitude formation and change, specifically in the area of stereotyping and prejudice. 

David is proficient in French and completed half of his law degree at McGill University in Montréal, Canada and at Université d’Aix-Marseille III in Aix-en-Provence, France. He is also conversational in Portuguese. 

Before founding David Perrott & Associates LLC in 2015, David was resident over seven and a half years in the Chicago, Los Angeles and New York offices of a national jury consulting firm, and then directed the New York jury consulting division of another national firm for four and half years.

David is a member of the American Society of Trial Consultants. 



Doctor of Philosophy (Social Psychology), Northwestern University, 2003

Master of Science (Social Psychology, Statistics), Northwestern University, 2002

Bachelor of Laws, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 1998 (equivalent to U.S. Juris Doctorate degree)

Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honors in Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 1998  

Diplôme d'études en langue française, Centre International d'études Pédagogiques, France, 1997

Licentiate in Music, Australia (Piano Performance), Australian Music Examinations Board, 1996



Law and Social Science Fellowship, Northwestern University

University and Cognitive Science Fellowships, Northwestern University

Commonwealth Scholarship, Association of Commonwealth Universities (Awarded to finance doctoral study at Cambridge University; declined in favor of graduate studies at Northwestern University)

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