Executive partner Gina Kastel and finance and restructuring partner Jane Maschka have been recognized by Twin Cities Business as 2022 “Notable Women in Law” honorees. The award highlights “exemplary professionals who handle complex transactions and use their expertise to guide a variety of clients through obstacles” and “are instrumental in serving as mentors, doing pro bono work that addresses social and economic causes, and advancing diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.”
As a member of the firm’s executive leadership team and board, Kastel’s mission is to ensure Faegre Drinker brings together the right people and expertise to deliver excellent results and value for clients. She leads attorney and consultant integration and is committed to ensuring Faegre Drinker is one firm bringing its full capabilities to clients. Kastel believes in connecting and collaborating to improve outcomes, maximize impact and make work fun. She sees the changing legal profession as an opportunity to unleash the creative energy of colleagues and drive innovative solutions for the firm and its clients. Read Kastel’s profile.
A tenacious litigator who knows how to win, Maschka navigates some of the most complex financial cases in the country. In the last several years, she has returned millions of dollars to corporate victims of financial fraud. Maschka also regularly defends her clients from bet-the-company risks involving insolvency, bankruptcy and receiverships. She is the go-to litigator any time a case involves claims of fraud, fraudulent transfer, alter ego or successor liability. A thought partner and strategist, Maschka is one of the nation’s most effective advocates when it comes to protecting and collecting her clients’ money. Read Maschka’s profile.