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About the Book:
Lender Liability is the leading one-volume work on the subject. This area of the law has grown and matured significantly over the years and is now recognized as a distinct body of law that is the basis of thousands of lawsuits filed over the last decade. Written for both lenders' and borrowers' attorneys, Lender Liability discusses the basics and more advanced issues relating to lender liability. Topics include 1) an extended analysis of where and how lender liability problems arise, 2) common law and statutory theories of liability, 3) bankruptcy concerns and 4) lawsuits against failing or failed financial institutions. A sample complaint, request for production of documents, interrogatories and jury instructions are included as well as tables of state and federal cases and statutes, rules and regulations.
This handy reference work is ideal for either the experienced practitioner or the neophyte involved in representing an institution or client whose interests involve bank liability.
A. Barry Cappello, Managing Partner, of the Santa Barbara law firm of Cappello & Noël, LLP. Mr. Cappello, who founded the firm in 1977, is recognized as one of the nation's leading trial lawyers and authorities on complex commercial litigation specializing in lender liability. He has represented both large and small businesses against most of the nation's major banks in litigation nationwide.
Mr. Cappello has contributed numerous articles on complex business litigation, lender liability andadvanced trial techniques to business, legal, accounting and trade publications.
Before entering private practice, Mr. Cappello served a seven-year tenure as City Attorney of Santa Barbara. He was the chief litigator against the oil companies that caused the massive 1969 Santa Barbara Channel oil spill. Prior to being appointed City Attorney of Santa Barbara, he was Assistant District Attorney and Chief Trial Deputy in the Santa Barbara County District Attorney's Office. Mr. Cappello also served as a Deputy Attorney General for the State of California assigned to the Special Trials and Investigations Division.
Mr. Cappello has been listed in Best Lawyers in America since 1992 and in Who's Who in America. He was named a "Super Lawyer" in 2007 - 2009, and he was selected as one of the Top 100 Trial Attorneys in California for 2007 by the American Trial Lawyers Association.