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445 S. Figueroa Street, Suite 2350 | Los Angeles, California 90071
John Porter has substantial trial, appellate and arbitration experience, representing companies and individuals in joint venture, commercial, intellectual property, financial services, general business, and technology-related disputes. For more than 28 years, Mr. Porter practiced with Paul Hastings LLP, and from 2008 through 2011 he resided in Shanghai and Tokyo where he led the litigation and disputes practice of Paul Hastings LLP in China and Japan.
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Mr. Porter has published numerous articles and has been a frequent speaker on various legal issues.
Mr. Porter received his B.S. degree in electrical engineering in 1980 from Stanford University and his J.D. in 1983 from Stanford Law School. He received Stanford University’s F.E. Terman Engineering Scholastic Achievement Award. At Stanford Law School, Mr. Porter received the Hilmer Oehlmann, Jr. Award for Legal Writing. Following law school, he clerked for the Honorable Procter Hug, Jr., United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Chief Justice Ronald M. George of the California Supreme Court appointed Mr. Porter to the California Judicial Council’s Advisory Committee on Civil Jury Instructions for a three-year term ending October 31, 2010, and reappointed Mr. Porter to another three-year term ending October 31, 2013.
Mr. Porter's email address is: [email protected].