E. Dean Harris Porter


New York

(212) 453-3776

(212) 509-9492

Dean concentrates his practice on complex litigation and regulatory compliance. He has experience representing clients in a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, food and beverage, entertainment and gaming, and real estate and development.  Dean’s experience includes complex commercial cases, class action defense, commercial contract disputes, and business torts.  He also advises clients on regulatory compliance in the food and beverage, consumer products, and products liability industries. 

Dean earned his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law, where he was a staff editor of the Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law and recipient of the Fordham University Public Interest Resource Council’s 2016 Student Leader of the Year and Archibald R. Murray Excellence in Public Service awards. Dean earned his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude with honors, from the Ohio State University. 



Avoiding a Legal Hangover [Bar Business Magazine]

August 01, 2019

Richard Fama and Dean Porter contributed an article to the Bar Business Magazine discussing different types of bar and restaurant advertisements along with the federal regulations behind it.


  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 2016
  • Ohio State University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2013
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of New York