Daria A. Porta

Direct: 312.267.6881
Fax: 312.345.9608

Daria Porta concentrates on medical malpractice and premises liability defense in claims against hospitals, doctors, nurses and other healthcare providers. With minors in biology and psychology, and a background in legal research and writing, she appreciates the challenge of learning the intricate medical issues that are critical to her practice. She uses that knowledge and curiosity to delve further into the facts and legal aspects of her cases in order to offer her clients the best possible defense.

Professional Background

Prior to joining HPS, Daria worked in the defense of a broad base of general civil litigation matters ranging from construction law and medical negligence to Section 1983 civil rights cases. Additionally, she has counseled municipal clients such as village boards and school districts on real estate transactions and drafting local ordinances.

While in law school, Daria obtained her Public Interest Law Certificate with internships at the state and federal prosecutors’ offices, gaining invaluable litigation experience. She also honed her legal research and writing skills as a Senior Research Assistant for her Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure professor.

Daria is an active community member serving as a “Big Sister” for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago, as an Executive Committee Member for the Associate Board of Life Span, a Chicago-based sexual assault and domestic violence survivor non-profit, and as group fitness Spinning instructor at her local gym.


Chicago, Illinois
200 South Wacker Drive
Suite 3300


DePaul University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, Dean’s List (2012)

DePaul University, B.A. Political Science, cum laude, Dean's List, Honors Program (2009)

bar admissions

Illinois (2012)


U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois (2014)

Professional and Community Organizations

Illinois State Bar Association

Chicago Bar Association

Life Span, Executive Committee Associate Board Member

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago, Mentor