Maria L. Cappiello


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Maria Cappiello is an attorney in our Chicago office with over two decades of legal experience in the State of Illinois in both the trial court and the appellate court. Her extensive experience includes the handling of complex civil litigation matters involving claims of personal injury and property damage. She has defended her clients against a wide variety of general liability claims, including motor vehicle accidents, construction accidents, construction defects, premise liability matters, product liability matters, wrongful discharge claims, and medical malpractice claims. Maria’s litigation strategy involves diligently pursuing dispositive motions whenever practicable in order to dispose of claims in the most cost-effective and efficient manner possible.

Maria has served as a research staff attorney and law clerk to Justices in the Third District of the Illinois Appellate Court, reviewing over 300 appeals. From this experience, she has gained vast knowledge of Illinois procedural and substantive law.

Prior to attending law school, Maria served two terms on active duty as an air traffic controller in the United States Marine Corps. Maria is a member of the Illinois State Bar and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. She is also a member of the Illinois State Bar Association.