Ronald S. Perlman is a Partner in the Washington, DC office of Holland & Knight where he is a member of the Government Contracts Practice Group. Mr. Perlman was elected to the Board of Directors for the National Defense Industrial Association, and serves as Vice-Chair of the Small Business Division and as Chair of the Defense Manufacturing Communications Committee of the Manufacturing Division of NDIA. Mr. Perlman is a Fellow of the National Contract Management Association.

After serving with the government (the Air Force and then the General Services Administration) for the commencement of his career, Mr. Perlman has represented both large and small companies in contract negotiations, claims, disputes and protests. He had experience at the United States Court of Federal Claims, the Government Accountability Office and various boards and courts. His practice of government contract counseling and litigation work includes experience with many federal agencies, including: the Department of Defense (Air Force, Army, Marines, Coast Guard and Navy), Departments of Commerce, Energy, Transportation, Labor, Justice, Housing and Urban Development, Veterans Affairs, Federal Aviation Association, Social Security Administration, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Small Business Administration and the U.S. Postal Service.