L. Montgomery Porter

Phone: (812) 422-9444 | Fax: (812) 421-7459 | Email: lmporter@jacksonkelly.com
221 NW Fifth Street, Evansville, IN 47708

L. Montgomery Porter is a Member of the Firm and practices in the Health Care and Finance Practice Group. Mr. Porter regularly advises clients on the full range of health care issues and matters, including medical practice sales and acquisitions, physician and mid-level provider employment contracting, physician practice buy-ins and buy-outs, formation and operation of surgery centers, medical restrictive covenants, joint ventures and other affiliation structures between physicians and hospitals, payor contracts and negotiations, fraud and anti-kickback, Stark, HIPAA and other regulatory issues.

Mr. Porter's practice also includes advising clients in the manufacturing, energy and service industries, including business acquisitions and sales and business contract law.

Mr. Porter is included in The Best Lawyers in America® for Health Care Law and has received an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Porter received his Bachelor of Science degree in political science from the University of Evansville in 1983, summa cum laude. In 1986, he received his Juris Doctor from Indiana University Maurer School of Law, cum laude.

Legal Experience
2014 - PresentJackson Kelly PLLC
1987 - 2014Rudolph, Fine, Porter & Johnson, LLP
1986 - 1987Fine & Hatfield
1986J.D.Indiana University Maurer School of Law (cum laude)
1983B.S.University of Evansville (Political Science, summa cum laude)
Bar Admissions
Court Admissions
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana

Professional Involvement:
  • Evansville Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association

  • Cancer Care Options, Inc., Board of Directors
  • Colon Screening for Life, Inc., Board of Directors 

Writings and Publications:
  • "Independent contractor classification carries risk," Evansville Business Journal, Oct. 2015
  • "ESOPs:  An Exit Strategy for Business Owners," Tri-State Better Business Bureau Newsletter (Evansville), Sept. 2013 and Evansville Business Journal, Nov. 2013

Awards and Honors:
  • Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for Health Care Law, 2016-2018
  • AV-Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell, Peer Review Ratings 
  • Phi Kappa Phi

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