Arlington, Vt. (VLS Trustee since 2002)
Perez Ehrich is the former principal of Hemmings Mustang Market & Tech Guides, a publisher of automotive titles based in Bennington, VT, and was a partner in the law firms of Townley & Updike and Dorsey & Whitney. Now retired, he currently is a director of the First Day Foundation, a national effort to encourage parental involvement in education. Perez is a graduate of Harvard College and New York University School of Law.
Mr. Ehrich joined the Vermont Law School Board of Trustees following the death of his brother, the late Terry Ehrich.
Mr. Ehrich graduated from Arlington Memorial High School, Arlington, Vermont, in 1960. He earned an AB from Harvard College, a JD from New York Law School, and an LLM degree in Corporate Law from New York University School of Law. He served in the U.S. Army as a Captain, Artillery, from 1968 to 1970, including a tour in Vietnam. He then practiced law in New York City, specializing in corporate and finance law, and was a partner in the law firms of Townley & Updike and Dorsey & Whitney. After 27 years of practice, in 1997 Mr. Ehrich returned to Vermont as vice president and chief operating officer of Watering Incorporated, publisher of Hemmings Motor News.