Ronald L. Perl is a partner of Hill Wallack LLP and a member of the firm’s Management Committee. He is partner-in-charge of the firm’s Community Association Group Ron concentrates his practice in the areas of community association law, transactional real estate, eminent domain and tax appeals. He is also a mediator for construction, real estate and community association disputes.

He represents condominium associations, homeowners associations, cooperatives and real estate developers.

Ron is nationally recognized for his work in the field of community association law. During his term as National President of the Community Associations Institute, he pursued a theme of “building community” and advocated a fresh look at the role of community associations. He has been an advocate for the use of Alternative Dispute Resolution in community associations for the past 25 years.

Representative Matters:

  • Successfully guided many leading communities through negotiated transition claims
  • Coordinated and served as lead counsel for community associations in Fire Retardant Plywood mass tort litigation
  • Participated in the drafting of the Municipal Services Law and successfully negotiated numerous municipal services agreements for associations


  • Adjunct Professor, Seton Hall Law School
  • Member, Governing Board of the National Board of Certification for Community Association Managers (NBC-CAM)
  • Member, National College of Community Association Lawyers
  • Past President Foundation for Community Association Research
  • Past National President, Community Associations Institute


  • Co-author, Construction Defect Litigation – The Community Association’s Guide to the Legal Process
  • Contributing Author, Building Community: Proven Strategies for Turning Homeowners into Neighbors

Ron is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court.  He is a member of The New Jersey Bar Association and American Bar Association. He earned his Juris Doctor from Rutgers University in 1976 and his AB from Rutgers College in 1973. He is admitted to New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York Bars.