A calm, confident leader, Julie Porter excels at solving complex legal problems for her clients. Julie is a careful investigator, a skilled negotiator, and an exceptional trial lawyer. She has committed her career to seeking justice and becoming a voice for those who might not otherwise be heard. At Salvatore Prescott & Porter, PLLC, Julie brings her deep experience with complex commercial litigation and prosecuting public corruption, financial crimes, and child exploitation to a private practice that focuses on sophisticated criminal defense and investigative work, commercial litigation, and civil rights and employment litigation for individuals and entities. Julie also serves as Special Legislative Inspector General for Illinois, investigating allegations of wrongdoing by members of the Illinois General Assembly and their staffs, and she serves on the American Arbitration Association's national roster for arbitrating commercial disputes.


LICENSED TO PRACTICE IN: Illinois, Michigan, Northern District of Illinois, Eastern District of Michigan, Western District of Michigan, Eastern District of Wisconsin

CURRENT FIRM: Salvatore Prescott & Porter, PLLC

PRIOR FIRM(S): Kirkland & Ellis

LAW SCHOOL: University of Michigan-Ann Arbor


Government Investigations

(False Claims, FCPA and Anti-Corruption, Health Care, SEC Investigations, White Collar Defense)

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

(Arbitration and Mediation, Commercial/Contract Disputes, Defamation, Employment, White Collar Defense)