William Perry Jr.

William (“Bill”) O. Perry, IV is Vice President and General Counsel of Perry Commercial, Perry Homes, Inc., and related companies providing in house legal services and working with the executive team on strategic direction for the companies.  Prior to joining Perry in 2002, Bill was a corporate attorney at Dechert, LLP in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he practiced as member of the firm’s mergers, acquisitions and securities group.

Bill is very active in his community.  In 2006 Bill was appointed by Governor John Huntsman to serve as a member of the Utah Land Use and Imminent Domain Advisory Board overseeing the office of the Utah State Property Rights Ombudsman.  He was reappointed by Governor Huntsman and Governor Gary Herbert respectively to additional four year terms in 2010 and 2014.  In 2012, Bill was appointed by Lieutenant Governor Greg Bell to serve as a member of the Utah Commission on Civics and Character, overseeing the development and implementation of civic and character education in Utah’s primary and secondary educational institutions.  Finally, in 2014, Bill was appointed by Governor Gary Herbert and confirmed by the Utah State Senate as a Real Estate Commissioner for the State of Utah with a term lasting through 2018.

Bill received his BA in International Relations and his Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude, from Brigham Young University in 1997 and 2000 respectively.  Bill continues to affiliate with Brigham Young University as an adjunct professor at the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies where he teaches a course on the United Nations and international multilateral negotiation.