Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Business Law

Elissa Port

Title/s: Partner, McDermott Will & Emery

E-mail: eport@luc.edu


Elissa Ruth Port is a partner in the Chicago office of McDermott Will & Emery.  She focuses her practice on corporate and securities transactions and mergers and acquisitions. She previously worked at BMO Harris Bank, serving most recently as Chief Compliance Officer, managing the compliance program for the U.S. registered investment advisers. She also served as Senior Counsel and Vice President of BMO Financial Group, where she represented BMO Harris Bank and certain affiliated entities with respect to securities law and investment matters. 


BA, Stanford University

JD, University of Virginia School of Law 

Program Areas

Financial Institution Regulation