Perry Safran is the founding partner of the Raleigh-based Safran Law Offices and one of the state’s leading construction law attorneys. Safran worked in construction engineering for 10 years before opening his firm in 1981.
He is a registered arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association and a frequent lecturer on construction-related topics. Safran has served on the Raleigh City Council and has taught classes as an adjunct professor at NC State University and Campbell Law School. He is a long-standing appointed member of the Centennial Authority and is credited with playing a key role in the construction and continued maintenance of PNC Arena in Raleigh.
Safran is chair of the University Development Coalition political action committee, a member of the Board of Directors of the NC State Alumni Association, and former chair of the School of Public and International Affairs’ Board of Advisors. He received the Meritorious Service award from the NC State Alumni Association in 2019 and the Extra Mile award from the N.C. Department of Transportation for his long-standing leadership.
A native of Raleigh, Safran earned his undergraduate degree from NC State University, his master’s in business administration from Wake Forest University and his law degree from Campbell University School of Law.