Porter began his career at the Wall Street firm of Segal Gebski, where he represented clients in construction, business, real estate, and international disputes. He is also a former legal advisor to the IUCN at the United Nations.
- B.A., Penn State University, Phi Beta Kappa
- J.D., Pace University School of Law, Cum Laude
- Beijing Foreign Studies University
- Chair-Elect: Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce