Gina M. Kastel has been appointed vice chair and chief operating partner of Faegre Baker Daniels. She was elected to the firm’s management board in 2015 and shortly thereafter was appointed to the firm’s executive committee. In her 17 years at the firm, Ms. Kastel has helped a wide range of health care and nonprofit clients navigate regulatory complexity and manage legal risk and previously led the firm’s health care group.
Roberta D. “Bobbi” Liebenberg of Fine, Kaplan and Black received the Martha Fay Africa Golden Hammer Award from the American Bar Association Law Practice Division at the ABA Midyear Meeting in Miami in February. This award honors individuals who have achieved professional excellence in their careers and demonstrated a commitment to diversity. Ms. Liebenberg is a senior partner at her firm, focusing her practice on class actions, antitrust and complex commercial litigation, and white-collar criminal defense.