Brandee L. Caswell and Nina Y. Wang, partners in the Faegre & Benson LLP Denver office, have been honored as prestigious "Forty Under 40" recipients by the Denver Business Journal. The award highlights business leaders under the age of 40 whose professional and community contributions are shaping the future of the Denver area. Caswell and Wang were recognized for their business leadership, accomplishments and community involvement.
Caswell is a litigator with a focus on complex real estate and eminent domain issues. Wang's practice focuses on intellectual property litigation.
Caswell serves as a mentor for the firm's associates, teaching in-house litigation courses and coordinating the summer associate work program. Caswell's philanthropic efforts include fundraising for the Susan M. Duncan YMCA Strong Kids Campaign. She also provides pro bono legal services to combat veterans via the National Veterans Legal Service Program, and to those who were wrongfully convicted through The Innocence Project.
Wang, a child of immigrants, dedicates a significant amount of time to pro bono immigration cases. She recently helped a young Mexican girl obtain permanent residency after she was abandoned by her parents. Another recent case helped a Cameroonian who had been tortured for his civil rights work obtain asylum here. Wang also serves as president of the Colorado Asian Pacific American Bar Association.