Martina Rider Porter


Martina Rider Porter is a seasoned commercial litigation attorney whose primary practice areas involve creditors’ rights, with an emphasis on banking and finance industries, including large commercial secured and unsecured lenders, equipment lessors, and other finance-related disputes.

Ms. Rider Porter has many years of trial experience resulting in many legal victories as well as providing legal counsel to the firm’s clients, notably senior management and in-house counsel, for a variety of topics, including trial preparation, negotiation, pre-trial hearings, including emergency motions, as well as post-judgment motions and remedies.

Ms. Rider Porter received her undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of San Diego, graduating with Honors. She earned her law degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, was a member of Law Review and was awarded with the Order of the Coif at graduation. Ms. Rider Porter previously served for one year as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Hon. Donald Work, at the California Court of Appeal, Second District and Hon. Justice James McIntyre at the San Diego Superior Court.

Ms. Rider Porter is admitted to the U.S. District Court of California for all Districts and is an active member of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (“ELFA”), National Equipment Finance Association “(“NEFA”) as well as the American Bar Association.