Timothy L. Porter, Esq.

Timothy L. Porter was elected to Life Insurance Company of Boston & New York’s Board of Directors in February 2000. Mr. Porter served as Senior Counsel at Proskauer Rose LLP and also served as its Chief Client Relationship Counsel.

Prior to Proskauer Rose LLP, Mr. Porter served as Vice President-law at AT&T, and chief counsel for labor, employment and environment, where he worked as an attorney for over 20 years. At AT&T, he was responsible for all of the AT&T’s domestic and international labor relations, employment, employee benefits, executive compensation and environmental law matters as well as collective bargaining negotiations, appearances before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and labor arbitrations. Prior to serving as chief employment law counsel, a position he held for 10 years, he also led regional and national organizations of AT&T’s Government Affairs Department, where he interfaced with numerous state and federal officials and regulatory agencies overseeing public utilities.

Mr. Porter served as a director of ATTIMCO, AT&T’s employee benefit plan asset management branch, which managed billions of dollars in assets attributable to the company’s retirement and health plans. He joined AT&T in 1974 as an attorney and also served as its Southern Region Vice President of Government Affairs from 1993 to 1996 and thereafter chief employment law counsel. He has been an adjunct law professor of employment law, a frequent lecturer and speaker on domestic and international law topics. He also serves as an associate trustee at the College of the Holy Cross.

Mr. Porter serves as a member of board of trustees at Newark Public Radio, Inc., New School University, and the College of the Holy Cross. He serves on the board of directors for the National Jazz Museum in Harlem, and previously the YMCA of Greater New York. He serves as the Board of Governors member at the New School for Jazz & Contemporary Music. He was also a director of Young Men’s Christian Association of Greater New York. He was the U.S. Executive Committee chairman of the British American Project, as well as a member of the advisory board, and also served as a member of the board of the directors of Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago.

He holds a bachelor’s degree from the College of the Holy Cross and received a doctor of law degree from New York University School of Law.