Cappello & Noël LLP | Recognized as one of the top complex business litigation law firms in the United States


Cappello & Noël has earned a nationwide reputation as the pioneer in the field of lender liability. The firm represents individuals and businesses that have been injured or destroyed by their lender. More

Complex Business Litigation

We are experienced in every facet of business litigation, enabling the firm to decisively and effectively develop, litigate and try complex business cases. More

Plaintiffs’ Class

Cappello & Noël represents plaintiffs in consumer, antitrust, toxic tort/environmental, insurance and banking class actions. More


Our firm represents plaintiffs in employment cases, including wrongful termination, discrimination and harassment. More

Catastrophic Injury & Wrongful Death

Cappello & Noël handles serious and complex personal injury claims, as well as wrongful death claims. More
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Lender Liability | 5th Edition | By A. Barry Cappello

The completely updated 5th edition is a primer for every plaintiff's attorney and every attorney defending a lender. A. Barry Cappello, the pioneer and nationally recognized expert in the field of lender liability law, has taken his vast experience and translated it into a comprehensive, authoritative and informative all-new edition of Lender Liability. Cappello & Noël has obtained more than $1 billion in verdicts and settlements against lenders on behalf of commercial borrowers.

There is no one in this nation who is a greater authority than Barry Cappello on the subject of when and how lenders can be held liable to borrowers. As one of the greatest trial attorneys of our age, Barry Cappello's extraordinary success in the courtroom is reflected in every page of this authoritative treatise.

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Santa Barbara-based Cappello & Noël LLP is listed in U.S. News-Best Lawyers®”Best Law Firms” 2018 edition. The firm received a Tier 1 (highest) ranking in Santa Barbara for Commercial Litigation. In addition, Barry Cappello, managing partner, was included in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. To be selected to the annual list, […]

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Family members of a drowning victim have filed claims for damages against the City of Santa Barbara. The claims state that one of the City’s tenants, Santa Barbara Sailing Center, rented a stand-up paddleboard on April 29, 2017 to non-swimmer Davies Kabogoza who subsequently fell and drowned in Santa Barbara Harbor. The Sailing Center is […]

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A complaint was filed against the County of Santa Barbara to prevent it from allowing the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians to develop over 1,400 acres of agricultural land in the Santa Ynez Valley known as Camp 4. The complaint argues that the County cannot agree to a development that violates the Santa Ynez […]

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