Dave Porter has represented individuals and businesses in federal and state tax controversies, business and corporate matters, white collar criminal defense, civil litigation, collection matters, and tax and estate planning since 1991. Dave served as the Chair of the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF), Tax Section, and served on its Executive Committee for 5 years.
AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Dave’s legal experience of more than twenty-four years has included the following:
- Partner with Wood & Porter, PC
- Associate with Martin A. Schainbaum, APLC
- Adjunct Professor, Instructor of Writing and Research, Golden Gate University, School of Law
Selected for inclusion in Northern California Super Lawyers Top 10%:
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Professional Affiliations and Activities
Admitted in the following jurisdictions:
Member of the following organizations:
Profiled by the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) in their article on four senior partner attorneys who started new law firms, including Dave Porter.
Personal and Interests
Dave is married and has two sons. He enjoys hiking, mountain biking, surfing, snow skiing, and fishing.
He was a rescue diver and scuba diving instructor before becoming an attorney.