About Us

Capell & Howard, P.C., founded in 1947, is based in Montgomery, Alabama with an east Alabama office in the Auburn-Opelika area.  The firm provides legal services in Alabama and throughout the Southeast, in addition to serving a number of select national and international clients.  Its services encompass a wide range of practice areas in which their attorneys are experienced and recognized.  Eighteen of the firm’s attorneys are listed in The Best Lawyers in America, while seven attorneys have been designated as Super Lawyers.  These designations have been awarded in the fields of Alternative Dispute Resolution, Construction Law & Litigation, Labor & Employment Law & Litigation, Real Estate, Corporate Law, Commercial Litigation, Civil Litigation, Trusts & Estates, Family Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Tax Law & Litigation, Banking & Finance Litigation, Securities Litigation, Environmental Litigation, and Employee Benefits.

As the Alabama member of SCG Legal, Capell & Howard has access to a network of capital-based attorneys in each of the 50 states, as well as attorneys in many foreign countries.  This positions the firm to serve clients’ needs in multi-state transactions and at all levels of government.

Capell & Howard is proud of its heritage of public involvement and particularly of those attorneys who have gone from this firm into government service, including Bryan M. Taylor (General Counsel to the Governor of Alabama); David B. Byrne Jr. (Chief Counsel to the Governor of Alabama); James H. McLemore (Counsel, Alabama Housing Finance Authority); George L. Beck Jr. (former United States Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama); Richard F. Allen (former Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Corrections and former Chief Deputy to the Attorney General, State of Alabama); Champ Lyons Jr. (former Justice on the Alabama Supreme Court); Kenneth D. Wallis (former Chief Counsel to the Governor of Alabama); Judge John L. Capell III (retired from the Circuit Court of Montgomery County, Alabama); Neal H. Acker (former Counsel, Alabama Housing Finance Authority) and Constance S. Barker (former Commissioner, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission).