John Porta is an experienced strategic advisor who manages client relationships across national, regional and local levels. His focus lies on crafting effective legal strategies and providing legal counsel that help his clients reach their business objectives.
He represents employers in all aspects of employment law, from transactional matters to litigation and arbitration, compliance advice and audits, executive/management training programs and other complex employment-related disputes. Furthermore, his practice includes representing employers in collective actions brought under the FLSA and EEOC regulations.
Early Life and Education
John Porta was born on November 1535 in Vico Equense, 12 miles south of Naples. His father Nardo Antonio belonged to the Salerno nobility while his mother came from the patrician family Spadafora.
His education included a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame and a master’s degree from Howard University. Additionally, he taught in both in-school and out-of-school settings, with special expertise on urban under-resourced youth and families.
Porta spent his years in Italy under the protection of Cardinal Luigi D’Este, and was asked to write a treatise on philosopher’s stone. Additionally, he published L’arte del ricordare -a book on memory arts – as well as Trappolaria, his comedy play, and tragedies Fratelli rivali and Cintia tragedies.
John is a real estate tycoon and master of all trades who has been in the industry for over 30 years. He began his journey as part of a small commercial building construction company in New York City before founding Porta Properties, which specialized in acquisition and rezoning residential subdivisions as well as home building.
Today, he serves as a principal in the NYC office of Jackson Lewis and serves as an adviser to his national, regional and local client base. With extensive experience as a relationship manager and knowledge of the firm’s resources and internal network, he consistently provides timely solutions that address his clients’ pressing needs. Most importantly, he emphasizes maximising value from each client relationship through cutting-edge technology combined with a well-coordinated team approach.
Achievements and Honors
John Porta has made invaluable contributions to society and been recognized for his accomplishments.
He is renowned for his research on Shareholder, Enforcement, Corporate governance, Expropriation and Private Benefits of Control. These topics span across various scientific fields including Finance.
His research in Econometrics is focused on adaptive expectations. This work has numerous implications, such as Bayesian inference, pessimism and representativeness heuristic.
His research interests span human capital, calibration and accounting. This has given him the chance to conduct studies in areas such as Economics, Government and Property rights.
John Porta was an acclaimed author who published books on various subjects. His works encompassed natural philosophy, cosmology, meteorology, physics and biology.
He wrote extensively on magic, astronomy, optics and agriculture. His book De Refractione on optics made a major contribution to the development of the telescope.
He adopted a Neoplatonic understanding of the supernatural, emphasizing its occult properties and how these manifest themselves in nature. However, this notion caused considerable controversy.
John Mars is the eldest son of Forrest Mars, founder of the Mars confectionary empire and seventh wealthiest heir in America with an estimated net worth of $29.7 billion. He runs Snickers Bars, Milky Way bars and other well-known candy brands as well as owning Community Publishers Inc. Additionally, John serves on Walmart’s board of directors and owns various real estate properties throughout America.
Heiress Jacqueline Mars shares her father’s wealth with John, estimated at $29.7 billion. As the only granddaughter of Forrest Mars, she serves on his board of directors and has donated millions of dollars to numerous charities.