About Porter Law
Attorney Matthew Porter has devoted more than 25 years litigating in courtrooms all over the country. He is a seasoned trial attorney who has represented individuals and corporations in countless areas of the law, including labor and employment, personal injury, bankruptcy, criminal, corporate, intellectual property, real estate, products liability, and securities transactions. He has represented a wide variety of clients, from individuals and mom-and-pop businesses to Fortune 500 companies.
Attorney Porter is also a trained mediator and skilled negotiator who has negotiated millions of dollars in settlements for individuals and corporations as plaintiffs and defendants.
Throughout his career, Attorney Porter has mentored many other lawyers, serving as an instructor for the Harvard Law School Trial Advocacy program and an attorney adviser to the Boston University School of Law Legal Aid Clinic. He has also served as litigation manager and hiring partner for two major national law firms.
- Matthew A. Porter, Esq.
High Academic Credentials
Attorney Porter has a top-notch academic record, graduating from Boston University School of Law with high honors, serving as the Executive Editor of the prestigious Boston University Law Review, and earning three American Jurisprudence Awards for achieving the top grade in his class. Attorney Porter earned a B.A. in Economics from the University of Massachusetts at Boston, graduated with honors, and started for the Beacons’ NCAA Division 3 men’s lacrosse team.
From Blue-Collar To Startup To White-Shoe Law Firm
Attorney Porter began his professional career by launching a startup direct marketing firm, Accord Communications, in Norwell, Massachusetts, and serving as its sales manager before attending law school, so he understands the particular cares and concerns of small businesspeople and entrepreneurs. Attorney Porter wore a blue collar before donning a white one, working his way through high school and college as a janitor, dishwasher, laborer, and landscaper, so he is not afraid of hard work or getting his hands dirty to zealously advocate for his clients and get the job done.
A Genuine Trial Lawyer
Attorney Porter is not just a litigator; he is also a trial lawyer who has successfully tried cases and argued appeals before state and federal courts throughout the country. Skilled at negotiating and settling cases, he is also prepared to take your case to trial.
Dozens of cases litigated by Attorney Porter have been reported in the state and federal courts. His breadth of experience allows us to provide truly informed guidance for employment law cases, from the straightforward to the complex.