Pierce Atwood Expands Employment Practice: Katherine Porter Joins Portland Office

To expand and support its busy employment law practice, Pierce Atwood is pleased to welcome Katie Porter as counsel in its Portland, Maine office. 

Katie represents private and public employers and helps emerging companies establish and maintain all aspects of their labor and employment policies and practices. She routinely advises clients on federal, state, and local employment laws, including discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, accommodations, leaves, wage and hour, equity compensation structures, COVID-19 compliance, whistleblower, and misclassification issues.

Katie received her J.D. cum laude from Hofstra University School of Law, and a B.A. in International Relations from Tufts University. After law school, Katie clerked for Honorable John A. Woodcock Jr. in Bangor, Maine.

Pierce Atwood Employment Practice Group Chair Suzanne W. King stated, “Katie’s expertise in all areas of employment law and internal investigations is a great fit for our employment law clients and helps support our growing practice. Katie is a great addition to the team!“ 

Katie can be reached at kporter@pierceatwood.com or 207.791.1212.