Kerri Lee Cappella


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KERRI LEE CAPPELLA is a partner at Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP. She is a member in the firm’s Family Law Practice Group.

Ms. Cappella has engaged in the practice of Family Law for over 25 years with a concentration in complex, high net-worth marital estates. She is recognized among her clients and peers as a skilled litigator and negotiator. In 2015, Ms. Cappella became a certified mediator and seeks to apply her knowledge and experience in Family Law to assist divorcing and separating parties toward forward thinking, mediated resolutions to their most personal of disputes.

In 2023, Ms. Cappella was named one of the “10 Best Attorneys” in Pennsylvania by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys. She is recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer year after year, including in the Top 50: Pittsburgh Super Lawyers annually since 2021, and was recognized as one of the Top 50: Women Pennsylvania Super Lawyers in 2023. She has also been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for over a decade.

Ms. Cappella became a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) in 2009 and currently serves as the President of AAML Pennsylvania Chapter. She has been active in the Family Law Sections of the American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, and Allegheny County Bar Association, taking a number of elected and appointed leadership roles and faculty speaking positions. She also co-authored Slicing up the Pie: Equitable Distribution in Pennsylvania, in its 2009, 2012, and 2016 editions.

Ms. Cappella is a life-long Pittsburgh resident, interrupted by brief stints in Happy Valley and West London. When she’s not at the office, she’s usually hiking with friends in one of the regional parks, practicing yoga, or catching up with her young adult sons. On Steelers Sundays, you can find her and her husband, Mike, at Heinz Field.

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