Licensed since 1983
Attorney Porter is tireless worker and knows the law. He is dedicated to getting the absolute best result for his clients. For that he has been rewarded with may victories and the respect of his peers in the legal community.
John Birdsall Criminal Defense Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Steve is a gem. He works tirelessly for his clients' rights, cares deeply about the justice of their causes, puts their interests above his own, and he wins. If I had an employment claim and needed counsel, Steve Porter would be my lawyer.
Robert Kasieta Personal Injury Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.
Reprimand means an attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The State gives the lawyer a public reprimand in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior. Details of the infraction are made part of the public record.
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|A Top Lawyer in Madison in discrimination law||Madison Magazine||2005|
|A Top Lawyer in Madison in discrimination law||Madison Magazine||2003|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|State Bar of Wisconsin Individual Rights and Responsibilities Section||Board Member, Past Chairperson||1985 - Present|
|Wisconsin Employment Lawyers Association||Member||1985 - Present|
|National Employment Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|Shaw v. Leatherberry, 2005 WI 163, 706 N.W.2d 299 (2005)||Victory in the Wisconsin Supreme Court|
|Frazier v. Delco Electronics Corp., 263 F.3d 663 (7th Cir. 2001)||Victory in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals|
|Vollmert v. Wisconsin Department of Transportation, 197 F.3d 293 (7th Cir. 1999)||Victory in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals|
|U of Wisconsin||N/A||law||1983|