KMK Law Partner Michael T. Cappel Inducted into Working in Neighborhoods Hall of Fame

Michael T. (Mike) Cappel, a partner in the Litigation Group at Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL (KMK Law®), was inducted into the Working in Neighborhoods Hall of Fame on Monday, November 21. The 11th Annual Hall of Fame reception recognized Cincinnati communities and leaders who help them thrive.

Cappel currently serves as Board President of the College Hill Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation. He is a Board Member and College Hill Representative for Cincinnati Neighborhood Business Districts United. Cappel is also a Board Member for the Community Development Corporations Association of Greater Cincinnati. He serves on the City of Cincinnati’s Community Development Advisory Board and Economic Inclusion Advisory Board, and is a former member of the City of Cincinnati’s Task Force for Innovative Community Development Funding.

Cappel’s practice is concentrated in the area of litigation with a focus on commercial litigation, tort defense, and appellate practice. He also has experience in personal injury litigation, wrongful death litigation, employer intentional tort litigation, real estate and construction litigation, and environmental litigation. He has represented private companies, public companies, financial institutions, and individuals in a variety of legal matters, including corporate and partnership disputes, zoning disputes, fraud claims, breach of contract claims, and insurance disputes. Cappel has litigated cases within federal and state courts, state appellate courts, and private and court-sponsored mediation and arbitration throughout the country. Cappel earned his J.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 2005, and his B.A. from St. Louis University in 2002, magna cum laude.

About Working In Neighborhoods
For more than 35 years, Working in Neighborhoods (WIN) has helped low and moderate-income Hamilton County residents bring stability to their neighborhoods and their families. By brokering relationships with key decision-makers, WIN is an effective leader in the areas of housing development, foreclosure prevention, home ownership, leadership development, and energy conservation. WIN is a non-profit community development corporation and a HUD-Certified Housing Counseling Agency.

About Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL
The law firm of Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL (KMK Law®), based in Cincinnati, Ohio, is a nationally-recognized law firm delivering sophisticated legal solutions to businesses of all sizes—from Fortune 100 corporations to start-up companies. Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers® 2016 recognized KMK as a leading law firm in Ohio in Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions, General Commercial Litigation, and Bankruptcy & Restructuring. KMK Law earned four National Rankings in Land Use & Zoning Law, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, and Venture Capital Law and 37 Metropolitan Rankings in the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers publication of its 2017 “Best Law Firms” Report. Founded in 1954, KMK has approximately 110 lawyers and a support staff of 150 employees. Additional information is available at

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