For his outstanding body of work, Mr. Perkal was inducted into the national Lawyers of Distinction organization in 2020-2021.
ALBUQUERQUE, NM, September 08, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Ross B. Perkal, Esq., has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account in the selection process.
After pursuing and receiving his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Cum Laude with General Honors) in the University of New Mexico's Engineering College, Mr. Perkal became interested in a legal career, in order to combine his technical background with the ability to assist architects and contractors. After enlisting in the New Mexico Air National Guard in 1971, he received his Juris Doctorate degree from the UNM School of Law in 1975 (New Mexico Law Review), while simultaneously obtaining his Master of Science in Civil Engineering (Construction Management) at the same time, through the UNM Engineering College, where he taught as a Graduate Assistant from 1972 through 1975.
An experienced business lawyer (46 years), with a proven record of success in assisting and consulting with local nonprofit organizations, on a pro bono publico basis; mergers and acquisitions of existing businesses in New Mexico, contract drafting and dispute resolution, Mr. Perkal acts as Senior Counsel to Business Law Southwest LLC, in offering those and related services to its clients.
Mr. Perkal's community activities include acting as "Big Brother" in Albuquerque's Big Brothers/Big Sisters organization (2016-21); serving as the President of the Associated Students of the University of New Mexico (1973-74); fundraising for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Foundation (2005-2009); donating to Roadrunner Food Bank (2009-2019); and Founder of the First Tee of Greater Albuquerque Chapter (2010-2018).
For his outstanding body of work, Mr. Perkal was inducted into the national Lawyers of Distinction organization in 2020-2021. Though his career has been full of accomplishments, he is most proud of raising two adult children, one of whom is a distinguished Art Therapist and Art Therapy instructor of graduate students in New Mexico, and the other of whom will be receiving her M.A. in Counseling and Therapy in the summer of 2022.
Mr. Perkal is intent upon continuing to provide his legal and business consulting skills, and to assist his many small business clients in attempting to recover from COVID-19 legal and related, business issues.
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