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Chicago Office of Schiff Hardin Welcomes Andrew Porter View Count: 144

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The law firm of Schiff Hardin has announced via a press release that Andrew C. Porter has joined the Chicago office as a partner. Porter will work in the White collar Crime and Corporate Compliance Group with the firm. He has previously worked as an assistant U.S. attorney in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Chicago.

Porter worked as the deputy chief in the General Crimes section. While working in this position, Porter trained and supervised more than 20 junior assistant U.S. attorneys. Porter has also worked as the deputy chief in the Narcotics and Gangs Section and as Gang Coordinator. This position involved running the gang investigations unit and working with state and federal law enforcement agencies to fight gang-related crime.

Porter recently worked as the lead prosecutor in the case involving Juan Amaya, a high-ranking official in the Latin Kings gang from Chicago. Amaya was sentenced to prison on June 30.

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Prior to working in the United States Attorney’s Office, Porter worked as an associate and then a partner for Schiff Hardin in the Litigation Group. While at the firm, Porter handled trials that dealt with civil fraud claims, complex business disputes, white collar criminal cases and labor and employment issues.

Porter earned his law degree from Northwestern University School of Law and his B.A. from Illinois Wesleyan University.

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