The “Influencers: Law” recognition spotlights 100 executives who are having an impact on business and legal matters in communities across the nation. Individuals were identified in conjunction with editors and staff writers across The Business Journals’ network of more than 40 publications, including the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal (MSPBJ), which named Kastel as an honoree of the MSPBJ’s “Women in Business” awards in 2016.
In her role as vice chair and chief operating partner at FaegreBD, Kastel works to ensure the firm brings together the right people, expertise and technology to deliver excellent results and value for clients. She serves on FaegreBD’s management board and executive committee and previously led the firm’s health care group.
Kastel earned her law degree from Harvard Law School, magna cum laude, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame with highest honors.