Lawyers

Chicago
One North Franklin
Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60606


Education

J.D., magna cum laude, Northern Illinois University College of Law, 2006

  • Awarded Best Contributor to Published Scholarly Articles and to Trial Advocacy

B.S., Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000

Angelo J. Kappas focuses his practice on tort liability defense of Fortune 500 clients in all areas ranging from products liability and premises liability to general liability claims.  Mr. Kappas is an accomplished attorney who has served as national counsel for large corporations in the retail and manufacturing industries. 

He has also represented clients in general civil litigation, director and officer liability, pharmaceutical malpractice, drug and medical device claims , transportation law matters, vehicular accidents, toxic tort matters, property damage claims, alleged product defect suits, contractual disputes, employment disputes, labor law matters, consumer credit disputes, and commercial litigation.  He has extensive experience in both state and federal courts.  Mr. Kappas has first-chaired over 60 cases to verdict with favorable outcomes on behalf of his clients throughout the Chicagoland area, including Cook, DuPage, Lake, and Will Counties.  In addition to litigation, he has experience in arbitrating and mediating cases.

Angelo also has extensive experience in defending nationwide and state class claims arising under consumer protection statutes, including the TCPA (Telephone Consumer Protection Act), FDCPA (Fair Debt Collection Practices Act), and FCRA (Fair Credit Reporting Act), alleging multi-million dollar exposure against corporate clients.  Additionally, he has defended class action claims involving privacy and data breaches.  His experience has given him the ability to provide a wide range of litigation services to his clients from director and officer liability to employment law matters to commercial litigation encompassing consumer protection claims, such as class claims involving data breaches and TCPA violations.

In addition to the above, Angelo has a wide range of experience handling director and officer liability claims. His experience includes handling such claims as breach of confidentiality and proprietary agreements, tortious interference, breach of fiduciary duty, and nationwide shareholder derivative lawsuits. He has successfully defended and mediated numerous director and officer liability claims, including shareholder derivative lawsuits.

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Illinois Supreme Court
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • Northern District of Indiana

Memberships

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Chicago Inn of Court
  • DuPage County Bar Association
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(312) 619-4903

akappas@grsm.com


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Chicago

Education

J.D., magna cum laude, Northern Illinois University College of Law, 2006

  • Awarded Best Contributor to Published Scholarly Articles and to Trial Advocacy

B.S., Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000

Angelo J. Kappas

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Angelo J. Kappas focuses his practice on tort liability defense of Fortune 500 clients in all areas ranging from products liability and premises liability to general liability claims.  Mr. Kappas is an accomplished attorney who has served as national counsel for large corporations in the retail and manufacturing industries. 

He has also represented clients in general civil litigation, director and officer liability, pharmaceutical malpractice, drug and medical device claims , transportation law matters, vehicular accidents, toxic tort matters, property damage claims, alleged product defect suits, contractual disputes, employment disputes, labor law matters, consumer credit disputes, and commercial litigation.  He has extensive experience in both state and federal courts.  Mr. Kappas has first-chaired over 60 cases to verdict with favorable outcomes on behalf of his clients throughout the Chicagoland area, including Cook, DuPage, Lake, and Will Counties.  In addition to litigation, he has experience in arbitrating and mediating cases.

Angelo also has extensive experience in defending nationwide and state class claims arising under consumer protection statutes, including the TCPA (Telephone Consumer Protection Act), FDCPA (Fair Debt Collection Practices Act), and FCRA (Fair Credit Reporting Act), alleging multi-million dollar exposure against corporate clients.  Additionally, he has defended class action claims involving privacy and data breaches.  His experience has given him the ability to provide a wide range of litigation services to his clients from director and officer liability to employment law matters to commercial litigation encompassing consumer protection claims, such as class claims involving data breaches and TCPA violations.

In addition to the above, Angelo has a wide range of experience handling director and officer liability claims. His experience includes handling such claims as breach of confidentiality and proprietary agreements, tortious interference, breach of fiduciary duty, and nationwide shareholder derivative lawsuits. He has successfully defended and mediated numerous director and officer liability claims, including shareholder derivative lawsuits.

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Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Illinois Supreme Court
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • Northern District of Indiana

Memberships

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Chicago Inn of Court
  • DuPage County Bar Association
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