Stephanie Capezzuto is a member of Taylor English’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution and Restaurant, Food and Beverage practice groups. Ms. Capezzuto has extensive experience litigating personal injury claims, including premises liability, automobile liability and pharmacy misfill claims, as well as insurance coverage, breach of contract, false imprisonment, false arrest and malicious prosecution claims.
Ms. Capezzuto also has experience representing national retail stores, restaurants and hotels in alcohol licensing matters and has defended child care centers and individuals in actions instituted by the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning, including licensure matters and actions involving the termination of subsidies, such as the Child and Adult Food Care Program (CACFP) and the Childcare and Parent Services (CAPS) program. Ms. Capezzuto has litigated before the administrative, appellate, federal and state courts of Georgia. She has experience in all aspects of litigation, including taking and defending depositions, mediation and trial.
Ms. Capezzuto and her husband, who also is an attorney, live in Atlanta with their rescue dog.
State Bar of Georgia
ServiceJuris, Steering Committee, 2014-present
Won appeal to the Court of Appeals of Georgia on premises liability matter for national retail grocery chain.
Successfully defended a textile company and its employee in a negligence action arising from a multi-vehicle accident. A diligent and thorough investigation resulted in a negotiated settlement of one-sixth of the initial demand.
Represented national retail grocery chain in premises liability action brought by a customer for injuries allegedly sustained while on the premises. A background check and multiple open records requests uncovered nearly 100 criminal convictions that the plaintiff had not disclosed in discovery and these were used to negotiate a settlement for a fraction of the amount originally demanded.
Obtained dismissal of multiple environmental citations issued to a local restaurant and its owner.
Obtained judgment, including attorney’s fees, against an automotive business in an action arising out of a breach of a loan agreement.
Defense of day care centers throughout Georgia in licensing and general litigation matters.
- "Liability in Slip and Fall Cases," AIG – CEU Institute ProgramAugust 14, 2014
- July 22, 2014
The University of Mississippi School of Law, JD, cum laude, 2009
The University of Alabama, BA, Political Science and Spanish, magna cum laude, 2006
Courts & Adjudicative Bodies
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia
Court of Appeals of Georgia