James E. Perero’s practice focuses on the needs of property owners, businesses, and community associations. Mr. Perero represents his clients through all phases of litigation, including trial and appeal. Mr. Perero’s work with community associations aims to improve and strengthen the quality of life for community association members through development and enforcement of effective governing documents.
Mr. Perero has broad experience litigating a wide range of matters, such as breach of contract (including CC&Rs), nuisance, negligence, wrongful termination, wage and hour class action, sexual harassment, racial discrimination, partition, personal injury, insurance coverage, unlawful detainer (eviction), fraud, and breach of fiduciary duty.
In July 2021, Mr. Perero successfully defended at trial a claim for wrongful view obstruction. In 2019, he successfully defended at trial a claim for assault and battery. That same year, he persuaded the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal to reverse a $1 million summary judgment ruling that had been granted in favor of an insurance company.