KCL Expands Firm: Announces Two New Hires

Ryan Holbrook Sean LaPorta, Sol Cohen

By: Ryan Holbrook ~ September 16, 2019

Kerstein, Coren & Lichtenstein is pleased to announce it has expanded its Wellesley office with the addition of partner Sol Cohen and associate Sean LaPorta.

“The addition of Sol and Sean continues our firm’s successful expansion to meet both our growing list of clients and their diverse needs,” said Milton Kerstein, managing partner at KCL. “Expanding our office with superior talent is a key component of our strategic plan. Sol and Sean bring a wealth of knowledge in their respective practice areas and will enhance the resources available to our clients.”

Sol Cohen

Sol has more than two decades of litigation experience, has tried over 40 cases to jury verdict and has closed over 3,000 real estate transactions. Highly regarded in the area of employment law, he handles wrongful termination matters, discrimination issues, sexual harassment allegations, unpaid wages and overtime claims and has recovered millions of dollars in damages and unpaid wages for his clients. Sol also serves as trusted counsel to executives and other employees and routinely negotiates employment agreements, severance agreements, non-competition, non-solicitation and confidentiality agreements. Sol’s real estate practice includes assisting clients with the purchase and sale of real estate, including preparation, review and negotiation of purchase and sales agreements and advising clients on title issues. He also brings expertise in criminal law from his time at the Criminal and Executive Bureaus at the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office. Sol received a J.D., cum laude, from Suffolk University School of Law and a B.S., magna cum laude, from Northeastern University. He can be reached at 781.997.1600 or scohen@kcl-law.com.

Sean LaPorta

Sean’s practice focuses on representing clients in various types of litigation. He helps resolve complex and challenging disputes through innovative approaches and comprehensive, well-developed strategies. Sean also represents individuals in family law matters and is taking classes at Northeastern University with a focus on Technological Entrepreneurship. His experience will allow him to help start-ups navigate the maze of legal risks that are inherent in launching a new company. Sean received a J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law and a B.A. from Northeastern University. He can be reached at 781.997.1600 or slaporta@kcl-law.com