For over 40 years, Mr. Perhacs has counseled both local government and business employers on labor and employment law issues. He has represented more than a dozen public school systems, including Erie’s Public Schools with over 1,300 employees. A former faculty member in Gannon University's MBA program, he also taught Employment Relations for Penn State Behrend's Black School of Business. He served four County Executives as Solicitor for Labor Relations for Erie County prior to being appointed as County Solicitor in May 2018.
Mr. Perhacs recently received his Master of Fine Arts in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University and is a former commercial pilot. He also coached youth hockey for 12 years. Mr. Perhacs is Board Vice President (and former Board President) of the Multi-Cultural Community Resources Center and is actively involved in programs aiding the Erie area’s Hispanic immigrant population. He is conversationally proficient in Spanish.