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David Perla

David Perla is an entrepreneur, business builder and legal industry leader, with expertise in building profitable, high-growth legal and technology-driven businesses.
He is currently President – Bloomberg BNA Legal Division/Bloomberg Law.

He previously served as Chairman and CEO of Matterhorn Transactions, and as Co-Founder and Managing Director of 1991 Ventures. He is also a Co-Founder and former Co-CEO of Pangea3, a Sequoia Capital portfolio company acquired by Thomson Reuters in 2010.

He speaks frequently and is quoted widely on entrepreneurship, cross-border businesses, legal innovation, outsourcing and offshoring. David has been featured in numerous media outlets, including Inside Counsel, the National Law Journal, the New York Law Journal, Bloomberg, Crain’s, Inc. Magazine, Fox Business News, and The American Lawyer.

He graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania, from which he also earned his law degree, and was the winner of the school’s Keedy Cup Moot Court Competition. He am a member of the New York and Massachusetts Bars.