Capote advises insurers on complex coverage matters and handles insurance coverage litigation throughout New York State. She regularly counsels clients on their obligations to provide coverage to insureds under their policies and their ability to seek additional coverages on behalf of their insureds, and she assists with all aspects of coverage litigation, from pleadings and discovery to mediation and settlement negotiation.
Capote earned her bachelor’s at Aquinas College, graduating magna cum laude, and went on to the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, again graduating magna cum laude. During law school she served as editor-in-chief of the University of Detroit Mercy Law Review and gained additional experience as a research and teaching assistant, as an intern with the U.S. Department of Justice Executive Office for Immigration Review, and as an extern with the United States Army Corps of Engineers Office of Counsel.
An active pro bono counselor and an emerging leader in the Western New York legal community, she currently serves as co-chair of the Erie County Bar Association Young Lawyers Committee, as a member of the Women’s Bar Association of Western New York Membership Committee, and as secretary to the Board of Directors for Lawyers for Learning.