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James W. Porter

James W. Porter



  • Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Class Actions

WSG Practice Industries



Jay Porter has extensive experience at both the trial and appellate levels of state and federal courts. He has represented individual and corporate clients in cases involving a wide spectrum of issues. While his practice has focused primarily on civil defense litigation, Jay has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in class actions, parties in defamation suits, defendants in asset forfeiture cases, parties involved in insurance-related actions, and plaintiffs in civil rights cases.

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia, 2011
  • Alabama, 2005

Court Admissions
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
  • United States District Court, District of Columbia
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, District of Maryland


  • University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 2005, cum laude, Senior Editor, Alabama Law Review, Campbell Moot Court Board, Honor Court Defense Counsel, Bench and Bar
  • Dartmouth College, A.B. Classical Archaeology, 2000
Areas of Practice

Appellate | Class Actions | Litigation | Product Liability | Second Amendment and Firearms Manufacturing Industry


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