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Our Firm

We are experienced, intelligent, formidable, and compassionate lawyers.

Salvatore Prescott & Porter, PLLC specializes in employment law, civil rights, white collar criminal defense, and litigation. Founding partners Jennifer Salvatore, Sarah Prescott, and Julie Porter have a combined 50+ years of experience litigating and trying cases, advising clients, and achieving significant verdicts and settlements in hotly contested, cutting edge, and high profile matters in Michigan, Illinois, and nationally. We also routinely counsel and advise individuals and companies through tough transitions and sensitive employment matters and work as local counsel and as co-counsel with national firms on complex employment and civil rights issues. Salvatore Prescott & Porter lawyers bring intellectual rigor, respected judgment, and exceptional trial skills together to provide individuals and businesses with top quality legal representation and client-centered results.

As employment lawyers, civil rights, and criminal defense attorneys, we are zealous advocates for our clients, and we are unrelenting in our fight for their best interests. Our clients tell us that we are sharp, attentive, compassionate, and deeply knowledgeable. They say that we listen, provide honest, realistic, and empathetic feedback, and put their interests ahead of our own.

We bring savvy, hard-hitting, nuanced representation to many types of cases including race, gender, age, and disability discrimination and retaliation cases, federal and state whistleblower cases, and employment-related tort cases. Our lawyers have represented a variety of clients including Fortune 500 companies, senior executives and management, physicians, non-profit organizations, start ups, global firms, professional athletes, as well as everyday people – from highly compensated senior executives to part-time wage earners.

Our achievements have been featured in local and national media with coverage by the Detroit Free Press, Chicago Tribune, Detroit News, Chicago Sun Times, Oakland Press, National Law Journal, New York Times, Wall Street Journal (online), ABC News, MSNBC, and various local papers and radio outlets. Our cases have been featured in  Michigan Lawyers’  Weekly  in its 2012, 2014, and 2015 issues covering the largest verdicts and settlements in Michigan.  We serve in leadership roles in the Michigan Employment Lawyers’ Association, the Michigan Advisory Committee to the U.S. Civil Rights Commission, and the Labor and Employment Section of the State Bar of Michigan.

Words from our clients

Sarah not only is a brilliant attorney, but the dedication, compassion and perseverance she showed were remarkable. People in positions of power need to realize that they cannot play God and get away with it. As our attorney she became our ally and our friend and we are forever grateful to her.