Dorothea M. Capone

Dorothea M. Capone (New York, New York)

Dorothea M. Capone

Attorney in New York, NY
Member, Board of Advisors, Southern Methodist University Air Law Symposium. Ms. Capone has authored and co-authored the following: “A Look at Punitive Damages From the Plaintiffs Perspective,” Litigating the Aviation Case: From Pre-Trial to Closing Argument, Third Edition, Ed. A. J. Harakas, ABA Publishing, 2008; “Admissibility Standards As Politics - The Imperial Gate Closers Arrive,” co-authored with Mitch Baumeister, 4 Seton Hall Law Review 33, 2003; "Criminalizing Aviation Misconduct: ValuJet and Beyond – The Trend and Issues Faced by the Aviation Community," co-authored with Mitch Baumeister, Journal of Air Law and Commerce, Southern Methodist University Air Law Symposium, February 2001; "The Application of Current U.S. Product Liability Law to Commercial Aviation Disasters - In The End Does It Really Matter?" co-authored with Mitch Baumeister, and presented at the Aviation Product Liability Conference sponsored by Barlow, Lyde & Gilbert, London, England, May 2000; "DOHSA – The Impact the Second Circuit Court of Appeals Decision and the Recent Amendment Will Have on the TWA Flight 800 Litigation" published in the Spring/Summer 2000 newsletter of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America; "Issues Confronting Plaintiffs' Lawyers Handling Product Liability Actions Arising Out of Aviation Mass Disaster Actions Now and Into the Next Century" co-authored with Mitch Baumeister, and delivered at the Aviation Law/Insurance Symposium conducted by Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida in January 1999; and "The Unique Causation Burdens Facing the Toxic Tort Plaintiff - An Argument for Application of the Substantial Factor Test," New York Environmental Lawyer, Vol. 17, No. 1, Winter 1997, New York State Bar Association. Ms. Capone won a distinguished writing award for this piece.
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Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Aviation Accidents
  • Airplane Crash Litigation
  • Aviation Law
  • Aviation Litigation
  • Aviation Liability
  • International Aviation Law
  • Aviation Products Liability
  • Helicopter Crash Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Civil Litigation
  • Negligence
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Products Liability
  • Complex and Multi-District Litigation

Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Admission Details
Admitted in 1998, New Jersey
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
1999, New York and U.S. District Court, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York
2010, U.S. Supreme Court
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Law School Attended
St. John's University
Class of 1998
University Attended
Adelphi University
Class of 1994
Birth Information
Born in 1957
Rockville Centre, New York, September 17, 1957
Associations & Memberships
American Bar Association (Council Member 2012-2015, Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Past Chair, Aviation and Space Law Committee; Member: Financial Committee, CLE Board, Vice Chair, Aviation and Space Law Committee; Member: Women's Advocate Subcommittee; and Mass Tort Litigation Committee); New York State Bar Association, Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section; New Jersey State Bar Association; The American Association for Justice, Aviation Law Section; International Aviation Women's Association; New York State Trial Lawyers Association; Nassau County Bar Association; Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association.

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Contact Information

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Firm Address
Baumeister & Samuels, P.C.
140 Broadway, 46th Floor,
New York, NY 10005
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Dorothea M. Capone
Baumeister & Samuels, P.C.
140 Broadway, 46th Floor,
New York, NY 10005

Baumeister & Samuels, P.C. (New York, New York)