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

Lender
Liabilty

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
Actions

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

Employment
Litigation

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

Attorneys

A. Barry
Cappello

Managing Partner, Cappello & Noël

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Leila J.
Noël

Partner, Cappello & Noël

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Lawrence
J. Conlan

Partner, Cappello & Noël

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Thomas Fire - Montecito Landslides Class Case & Litigation

A class action lawsuit was filed by Cappello & Noël LLP and co-counsel against Southern California Edison alleging the company knowingly and continually violated safety procedures, which lead to the devastating Thomas Fire that began December 4, 2017 and then the deadly Montecito mudslides. Click for more information about the SCE class action and individual cases.




Lender Liability | 5th Edition | By A. Barry Cappello

Lender Liability | Fifth Edition by A. Barry CappelloThe 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 Liabilty. 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.

Awards & Recognition

Latest Firm News

A U.S. District Court judge certified a class of oil workers and businesses contracted to provide services, supplies or personnel to seven offshore oil platforms and three onshore processing facilities impacted by Plains All American Pipeline’s May 19, 2015 oil pipeline rupture near Refugio State Beach in Santa Barbara County. (Keith Andrews, et. al. vs. […]

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A. Barry Cappello and Leila Noël, partners in the Santa Barbara law firm of Cappello & Noël LLP, have been selected to the 2018 Southern California Super Lawyers list. No more than 5 percent of lawyers receive this honor. Cappello has been named a Super Lawyer every year since 2007. Cappello represents plaintiffs in lender […]

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A class action lawsuit was filed yesterday against Southern California Edison alleging the company knowingly and continually violated safety procedures, which lead to the devastating Thomas Fire and Montecito mudslides. The named plaintiffs are individuals and small businesses who suffered property damage and lost income because of the Thomas Fire.

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