Attorneys

Cappello & Noël is recognized as one of the top complex business litigation law firms in the country.

Cappello & Noël has earned a nationwide reputation as one of the U.S. top law firms.

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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 $300 million and negotiated more than $1 billion in settlements and workouts for his clients. more…
Leila J. Noël represents plaintiffs in complex litigation, including complex business litigation, lender liability, class actions, catastrophic personal injury/wrongful death, environmental litigation and employment discrimination. An integral part of the firm, Ms. Noël has co-tried most of the firm’s largest cases. Together with Barry Cappello, Ms. Noël ensures that the firm’s clients receive the best possible legal representation. She has obtained jury verdicts in excess of $125 million, and negotiated more than $130 million in settlements and workouts. more…

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Lawrence J. Conlan represents plaintiffs in complex commercial litigation including lender liability, intellectual property and class actions. more…

Troy A. Thielemann’s civil and appellate practice includes complex business litigation, intellectual property, class actions, construction defect, real estate, land use, plaintiffs bad faith insurance, entertainment and environmental law. Mr. Thielemann joined Cappello & Noël as an associate in 1996 and became a partner in 2004. more…

Wendy D. Welkom’s practice involves complex business litigation and class actions, both trial and appellate work. Ms. Welkom rejoined Cappello & Noël as an associate after a period of solo practice. She had previously been associated with Cappello & Noël as both associate and of counsel. more…

John D. Marshall represents clients in complex litigation including intellectual property matters. more…

Jasper L. Ozbirn focuses his practice on business litigation. more…