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Alexander Porter primarily provides counsel to clients regarding real estate and title insurance litigation. He frequently handles quiet title, mortgage reformation, and equitable subrogation claims to protect his client’s interests. He additionally represents secured lenders and creditors in commercial litigation, as well as foreclosure and bankruptcy proceedings.

Prior to joining Krieg DeVault, Mr. Porter served as an Associate with Ashen Faulkner, where he represented financial institutions, equipment finance companies, and creditors in foreclosures, evictions, replevins, breach of contract cases, and general commercial litigation. Mr. Porter has also worked as a staff attorney for a specialty consumer finance company, and as an Associate at Johnson, Blumberg, & Associates where he represented lenders in residential foreclosures and evictions.

Publications & Presentations

Awards & Recognitions

  • Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2021
  • Scholarship Recipient, Allerton Conference, May 2019

Professional/Civic Associations

  • Member, Chicago Bar Association, April 2018 - Current
  • Special Project Coordinator, Young Lawyers Section of Chicago Bar Association, August 2020 – Current
  • Membership Committee, Turnaround Management Association – Chicago/Midwest Chapter, February 2020 - Current
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute, January 2020 - Current
  • Member, American Bar Association, September 2020 - Current
  • Member, Turnaround Management Association, February 2020 - Current
     

Education

  • J.D. in Legal Studies, Dean's List, The University of Akron School of Law, Akron, Ohio, 2014
  • M.B.A., The University of Akron School of Law, Akron, Ohio, 2014
  • LL.M. in Intellectual Property, The University of Akron School of Law, Akron, Ohio, 2014
  • B.A. in Political Science and History, cum laude, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, Illinois, 2011
    Emphasis: Public Law

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Illinois (2014)
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (2018)
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois (2019)
  • Indiana (2020)
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana (2020)
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana (2021)