Howard “Trey” G. Perdue, III


Howard G. Perdue, III (Trey) joined Clark, May, Price as an Associate Attorney in August 2020, where his practice focuses on the defense of construction defect, premises liability, product liability, workers’ compensation, and transportation claims. Prior to joining the firm, Trey worked at another defense firm in Birmingham, AL and gained significant litigation experience in both state and federal courts throughout Alabama.

Trey earned his Bachelor of Arts in History, with a minor in Political Science, from Auburn University (AL) and his Juris Doctor from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University (AL).  While at Cumberland, Trey served as president of the Student Bar Association and was the co-founder of the Cumberland Air & Space Law Society.  He was a Senior Editor of the American Journal of Trial Advocacy, a member of the Cumberland Trial Advocacy Board, and won the James O. Haley Federal Trial Competition.  Additionally, he was selected by the faculty to serve as a Judge Abraham Caruthers Teaching Fellow.  In 2017, Trey was recognized for his outstanding scholastic achievement by being named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges®.

In addition to his legal work, Trey also serves on the Young Lawyers’ Executive Committee for the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association and the Young Lawyers’ Executive Committee for the Birmingham Bar Association. When he is not in the office, Trey enjoys attending sporting events at his alma mater Auburn University, as well as traveling and spending time outdoors.

  • Alabama State Bar
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts
  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
  • Birmingham Bar Association