• What Is Lender Liability? What Is Lender Liability? Lender liability, which first gained prominence in the mid-1980s, has gained acceptance as a substantive body of law. Briefly, lender liability law says lenders must treat their borrowers fairly, and when they don't, they can be subject to borrower litigation under a variety of legal claims. The evolution of lender liability has resulted in most cases now involving breach of contract and/or fraud claims...
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  • The Attorneys A. Barry Cappello, managing partner, is recognized as one of the nation’s leading trial lawyers and authorities on complex commercial litigation including lender liability, class actions, catastrophic personal injury matters and environmental litigation. He is the author of Lender Liability (800 pages, Juris Publishers), the first and leading treatise on the subject. Mr. Cappello has successfully tried jury trials with total verdicts in excess of
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  • A. Barry Cappello Courtroom UCLA School of Law officially dedicated the A. Barry Cappello Courtroom to honor its alumni, A. Barry Cappello, a nationally respected trial attorney and managing partner of Santa Barbara's Cappello & Noël, LLP. The Cappello Courtroom, located on the UCLA campus, serves as UCLA Law’s primary courtroom where students compete in mock trials, moot courts and simulated trials and gain experience arguing in a realistic...
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Cappello & Noël is recognized as one of the top complex business litigation law firms in the country.

A. Barry Cappello

Mr. Cappello is one of the nation's leading trial lawyers and authorities on complex commercial litigation including lender liability, class actions, catastrophic personal injury matters and environmental litigation.

Leila J. Noël

Recognized as one of the Top Women Lawyers in California, Ms. Noël has tried or co-tried the firm’s largest business, lender liability and class action cases, and has obtained jury verdicts and settlements in excess of $250 million.

Lawrence J. Conlan

Mr. Conlan is a trial lawyer who has achieved significant victories for his clients, who include emerging businesses, industry pioneers and individual victims of consumer abuses and investment fraud.

 
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