Richard J. Capriola Partner

rcapriola@wczlaw.net Direct Phone: 404.844.5637 Direct Fax: 404.844.5638

Practice Areas

  • Banking
  • Commercial and Civil Litigation
  • Community Associations
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate and Business Transactions
  • Real Estate
  • Resort and Land Development

Education

  • Emory University (J.D., 1992)
  • Union College (B.A., 1989)

Bar Memberships

Georgia, New York, District of Columbia

Court Admissions

Ga. Supreme Ct. Ga. App. N.D. GA S.D. GA U. S. App. 11th Cir. U.S. App. 5th Cir.

Richard Capriola is a partner in the firm’s commercial litigation practice and has extensive experience litigating commercial, business, banking, franchise, fraud, regulatory compliance and construction litigation claims. Rich has more than 20 years of litigation experience and regularly practices before state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate levels. His commercial practice includes contract disputes, fiduciary duty claims, shareholder disputes, financing and loan disputes, disputes regarding the development and sale of real and commercial property, the marketing, advertising, sale and telemarketing of products and services, defense of consumer protection claims and debt settlement claims, franchise disputes and the resolution of state and federal regulatory issues. His construction practice includes claims involving construction defect, professional negligence, contract disputes, property damage and lost revenue. Rich also has experience in handling personal injury matters and wrongful death cases. Rich earned his B.A. in Political Science from Union College in 1989 and his J.D., Cum Laude, from Emory University School of Law in 1992 where he was a member of the Order of the Coif. Rich is admitted in Georgia, District of Columbia and New York. Rich is admitted to practice in all Georgia State and Superior Courts, the Georgia Court of Appeals, the Georgia Supreme Court, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Federal Court), the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia (Federal Court), the Eleventh, Fifth and Third Circuit Courts of Appeals (Federal Court). Based on peer reviews, Rich has received a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rating for his legal ability and ethical standards.