John Issac Porter, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1979, New Jersey 1979, United States District Court New Jersey 1979, United States District Ct (eastern district) Pennsylvania 1982, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1983, United States Tax Court 1985, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1985. Named one of Outstanding Young Men in American, United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1979, 81.
Sales representative Union Carbide Corporation, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, 1972-1973. Finance analyst Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, 1973-1975. Finance research associate The Conference Board, New York City, 1975-1976.
Attorney Comptroller of the Currency, Washington, 1979-1980. Associate Porter & Jones, East Orange, New Jersey, 1980-1983. Senior attorney Essex-Newark Legal Services, Newark, 1983-1984.
Associate counsel Newark Board of Education, 1984-1986, Beneficial Management Corporation, Peapack, New Jersey, 1986-1997. Vice president, deputy assistant general counsel Citibank, New York City, since 1997. Former trustee Essex-Newark Legal Services.
Member New Jersey Black Republican Counsel, Newark, 1979. Member American Bar Association (architects and engineers liability subcommittee), American Corporation Counsel Association, New Jersey Corporation Counsel Association, Salem County Bar Association, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Phi Alpha Delta.