Erin Sindberg Porter - Attorney
Assistant: Ann Mertz
Erin Sindberg Porter is an experienced litigator, risk manager, and trusted advisor to companies and individuals facing complex legal disputes. In every case, Erin takes the time to understand the issues that keep her clients up at night, and she develops strategies to match each client’s unique situation.
In her civil litigation practice, she has extensive experience in each phase of litigation, from pre-litigation negotiations through appeal. She has represented clients facing mortgage repurchase claims, defending the originators and sellers of mortgage loans against banks and other investors demanding repurchase and indemnification. And she represents companies in complex business tort cases guiding clients through multiple actions in different states and jurisdictions.
She has also represented victims of crimes, guiding them through the criminal process in addition to representing them in civil litigation. Erin is skilled at both collaborating with and opposing state and federal prosecutors, investigators, and other government representatives on behalf of clients under investigation for, or accused of, civil or criminal violations.
As a risk manager, Erin works alongside clients to proactively evaluate rules and regulations impacting their businesses and strategically respond. She has helped clients who have acquired foreign companies navigate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act as well as assisted large medical device companies with government investigations under the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.
Beyond her legal practice, Erin uses her legal skills to fight for children who need representation. She frequently represents foster children through the Children’s Law Center who recognized her as Volunteer of the Month. And she helped review the City of Minneapolis Youth Violence Prevention Program. She is also a founding member of the Minnesota Mother Attorneys Association, and serves on the Board of Directors of Our Fair Carousel, Inc. This year, she is also serving as the President of Macalester College’s Alumni Board.
AWARDS AND OTHER RECOGNITION
Practice AreasInternal Investigations and White Collar Criminal Defense Compliance and Anti-Corruption Business Litigation Appellate