Sean LaPorta, Associate


Sean LaPorta is an associate in Kerstein, Coren & Lichtenstein’s litigation practice group. Companies and individuals rely on his experience with all stages of litigation, including written discovery, conducting depositions of fact and expert witnesses, drafting dispositive motions and pre-trial briefings, handling settlement negotiations and preparing for trial. Well-versed in all aspects of litigation, Sean helps clients resolve complex and challenging disputes through innovative approaches and comprehensive, well-developed strategies.

With an interest in helping entrepreneurs develop viable businesses and become successful, Sean 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 – from business formation and financing strategies to employment matters and intellectual property issues.

Sean also represents individuals in family law matters and has experience in divorce proceedings, including drafting and responding to discovery requests, preparing clients for depositions and arguing various motions in court.

Prior to joining KCL, Sean was an associate at firms in Massachusetts and Connecticut. He also gained experience as a law clerk to three judges of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut: the Honorable Thomas P. Smith, the Honorable Sarah A.L. Merriam and the Honorable Alfred V. Covello. During law school, Sean was a Civil Rights Fellow for the United States Attorney’s Office in New Haven, Connecticut and interned at the Office of the Attorney General in Hartford, Connecticut.

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CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Cyber Security and Privacy Regulation

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