A. Steven Porter

A. Steven Porter


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A dedicated representative for Wisconsin’s hardworking employees. A passionate advocate for the residents of Wisconsin, Steve Porter fights zealously to defend his clients’ best interests. His work ethic is unmatched, as is his understanding of employment and civil rights law. No matter the nature of your current legal woes, you can count on Steve Porter for support.

Academic Background

Born in Wisconsin, Steve Porter adores everything about his home state — and it shows. Prior to pursuing a career as an employment attorney, he attended the University of Wisconsin in Madison, where he would later establish his law firm. As an undergraduate, he majored in Sociology, with an emphasis in Complex Organizations and Statistics. He continued on at the University of Wisconsin after earning his Bachelor of Arts, this time attending the university’s acclaimed law school. He obtained his Juris Doctor in 1983.

Professional Achievements

After graduating from law school, Steve Porter launched his career as a solo practitioner. Since establishing his practice, he has enjoyed numerous courtroom victories. Over the years, he has represented a wide array of clients, treating all with the respect and kindness they deserve. He has appeared in both state and federal courts, as well as state and federal court of appeals and the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Currently, Steve Porter primarily represents victims of civil rights violations and employment discrimination.  His clients consistently provide favorable reviews, speaking highly of his prompt service, attention to detail, and sheer legal skill. Clients also appreciate his passion; there is never any doubt that he has their back.


Closely connected to Wisconsin’s legal community, Steve Porter is actively involved with the State Bar of Wisconsin and several local organizations. He has served on the board of the Civil Rights and Liberties Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin for over 25 years and is currently the Chair-Elect of the Section.  He is a proud member of the board for the Madison chapter of the American Constitution Society. He is also a member of the American Bar Association, the National Lawyers Guild, the National Employment Lawyers Association, and the Wisconsin Employment Lawyers Association. Furthermore, he’s a member of the board for the Wisconsin Institute for Learning Disabilities and Dyslexia (WILDD).

You deserve strong representation from a skilled and passionate lawyer. The right employment attorney could make all the difference. Contact A. Steven Porter, Attorney at Law today to learn more about Steve Porter’s approach to law and how he can resolve your current legal concerns.

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