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Porter J. Martin

Practice Group Chair, Corporate


Porter has established a strong track record based on his strategic, results-driven representation of clients involved in complex corporate transactions.

A diverse group of clients look to him for sound guidance on:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • General corporate counsel
  • Commercial contracting, including inbound and outbound supply and distributor agreements
  • Corporate restructuring
  • Joint ventures
  • General contracts

Porter has substantial experience representing clients in areas such as ag and food processing, general manufacturing, retail and business consulting.

Porter is a former leader of Michael Best’s Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions Group. Prior to joining the firm, he worked for Archer Daniels Midland Company, as well on the Chicago Board of Trade. 

Honors & Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America©, Energy Law, 2011-present
  • The Midwest’s Best Lawyers©, Energy Law, 2021

Professional Activities

  • Member, State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Yellow Belt Certified, Legal Lean Sigma
  • Member, Wisconsin Agri-Business Association Grain Committee


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