Nelson Castaño

Nelson Castaño is an associate who represents clients in a variety of complex litigation matters. He was previously a summer associate at WilmerHale. 

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Castaño was a student advocate with the Civil Rights Clinic at New York University School of Law, where he represented a client in an employment discrimination mediation, co-authored two amicus briefs, including one submitted to the Supreme Court, and wrote legal memoranda regarding government transparency. Mr. Castaño was previously a legal intern with the New York Civil Liberties Union and a research associate with the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law.

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  • Education

    • JD, New York University School of Law, 2019

      Articles Editor, New York University Law Review
    • BA, American Studies, History, Columbia University, 2014

  • Admissions

    • New York

  • Languages

    • Spanish

    • English

    • Latin