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Nicholas P. Capotosto

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Biography

Nick is a Partner in the Litigation Practice Group. He has significant experience counseling large and mid-size businesses in insurance coverage matters, protection of trade secrets and product liability claims. Nick has also defended several cases asserting will and trust contests and tortious interference claims involving large estates and closely held businesses. He has represented clients in state and federal courts throughout the country, in mediation, and arbitration in a variety of forums. Nick has been a Brouse McDowell attorney for his entire legal career.

Prior to earning his JD, Nick served as an officer in the United States Air Force where he managed source selections for major Department of Defense acquisitions and administered contracts supplying jet engines for Air Force and Navy programs.

  • Biography

    Nick is a Partner in the Litigation Practice Group. He has significant experience counseling large and mid-size businesses in insurance coverage matters, protection of trade secrets and product liability claims. Nick has also defended several cases asserting will and trust contests and tortious interference claims involving large estates and closely held businesses. He has represented clients in state and federal courts throughout the country, in mediation, and arbitration in a variety of forums. Nick has been a Brouse McDowell attorney for his entire legal career.

    Prior to earning his JD, Nick served as an officer in the United States Air Force where he managed source selections for major Department of Defense acquisitions and administered contracts supplying jet engines for Air Force and Navy programs.

  • Professional & Civic Activities
    • Akron Area YMCA, Board of Trustees
    • Tarry House, Inc., Board of Trustees
    • Akron Road Runner Marathon Course Committee, 2004-2014
    • Charles F. Scanlon Inn of Court
    • Federal Bar Association, Member
    • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
    • Akron Bar Association, Member
  • Representative Engagements
    • Counsel to a national title insurance company in defending the priority of $1.2 billion in debt financing for the construction of a coal-burning power plant against $350 million in claims.
    • Successfully protected vital trade secrets by enforcing non-competition and confidentiality agreements.
    • National counsel to a large consumer products manufacturer in defending against product liability claims.
    • Represented a national title insurance company in multi-million dollar litigation with large financial institutions stemming from commercial contracts.
    • Obtained dismissals of will and trust contest and tortious interference claims against large estates and closely held businesses.
  • Distinctions
    • Rising Star through a peer- and achievement-based review conducted by the research team at Super Lawyers, a service of Thomson Reuters legal division — 2011, 2013