Perry Lerner

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Perry A. Lerner Senior Advisor to I-Behavior.

"Perry Lerner is a Managing Director of Crown Capital Group, Inc., a private investment company located in New York City.

"From 1983 to 1996, Mr. Lerner was a senior tax partner at O'Melveny & Myers LLP, specializing in domestic and international tax planning. His work at O'Melveny involved foreign and domestic mergers and acquisitions of U.S. and foreign companies, intercompany pricing matters and financings. In addition, he represented several domestic and foreign motion picture companies in connection with the acquisition and financing of entertainment products.

"Mr. Lerner is an attorney, a member of the Board of Directors of Boss Holdings, Inc. and St. John's College." [1]

Provided funding for the documentary version of the book A Force More Powerful: A Century of Nonviolent Conflict.


"He graduated from Clairmont McKenna College in Clairmont, California, in 1965 and from Harvard Law School in 1968. From 1968 to 1970, Mr. Lerner worked as a clerk/attorney advisor to Judge Arnold Raum of the U.S. Tax Court. From 1970 to 1976 and again from 1979 to 1980, Mr. Lerner worked for the law firm of Kindall & Anderson in Los Angeles. From 1976 to 1979, Mr. Lerner worked as an attorney advisor for the U.S. Treasury Department, Office of International Tax Counsel, in Washington, D.C.

"From approximately 1980 to 1995, Mr. Lerner worked for the law firm of O’Melveny & Myers, LLP. He worked in the firm’s Los Angeles office until 1986 or 1987, before leaving to head up the firm’s London office. In 1992, he returned to the firm’s Los Angeles office for about a year before moving to the firm’s New York office. In 1996, Mr. Lerner retired from O’Melveny & Myers to become a sole practitioner." [2]

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