Caleena S. Braig

As a member of the Business Litigation team, Caleena represents clients in various civil litigation matters, including commercial, business, and employment claims. Her experience in contractual disputes allows her clients to keep the value of the contract intact while obtaining favorable outcomes. Caleena has experience in strict liability claims, property damage, and wrongful termination claims, in addition to construction defect, professional liability, and FELA claims.

She also has experience litigating jury trials and arbitrations and has managed all aspects of litigation in state and federal court in cases across the country. This includes conducting and defending lay, corporate, and expert witness depositions, preparing witnesses for trials, managing all aspects of discovery, drafting pleadings and motions, and attending hearings.

Before joining Fennemore, Caleena worked for a regional litigation firm. While there, her accomplishments included defending a Fortune 500 company through all stages of litigation nationwide. She also obtained summary judgments in defense of personal injury lawsuits. Additionally, she worked with a litigation defense firm in Dallas, Texas, litigating numerous jury trials and, prior to that, a national toxic tort law firm representing Fortune 500 companies in product liability, premises liability, and environmental litigation.

Outside of the office, Caleena enjoys spending time with her family, enjoying new restaurants, traveling and learning, and reading. She also enjoys watching sports with her husband and staying active outside with her daughters.


  • J.D., Baylor University
  • B.S., University of Texas

Areas Of Practice

Experienced, forward-thinking advocates who go beyond the expected for clients in dispute prevention and resolution.

Our attorneys practicing in the employment and labor relations area advise and defend management in virtually all aspects of the employment relationship.


  • Best Lawyers® Ones to Watch, 2022 – 2024
  • Colorado Super Lawyers® Rising Star®, 2022 – 2024
  • Colorado Super Lawyers® Rising Star®, 2019
  • Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2018

Articles and Presentations

  • Author, “Advice for Women in Male-Dominated Fields,” Firm Blog, March 2022
  • Quoted, “Supreme Court Ruling Likely Spells the End for Vaccine-or-Test Federal Mandates at Large Businesses, But Numerous Caveats Apply”
  • Corporate Compliance Insights, January 2022
  • Author, “OSHA’S Emergency Temporary Standard is Postponed Pending Review,” Firm Blog, January 2022
  • Author, “Preparing To Meet OSHA’s Est Rulings Pending Court Ruling On Constitutionality,” HR Legal & Compliance, December 2021
  • Author, “What does OSHA’s EST ruling mean for builders?” Colorado Builder, November 2021
  • Author, “Preparing to Meet OSHA’s EST Rulings Pending Court Ruling on Constitutionality,” Law Week Colorado, November 2021
  • Author, “While Courts Consider OSHA’s Vaccine-or-Test Mandate ETS, Businesses Are Caught in Limbo,” Corporate Compliance Insights, November 2021
  • Co-author, “Silver Linings Provide Optimistic Future for Litigation Post-Pandemic,” ColoradoBiz, September 2021
  • Author, “Keep an Eye Out, Employers: The Colorado Legislature Proposed Changes to Colorado Anti-Discrimination Statute,” Law Week Colorado, May 2021
  • Author, “8 Things You Need to Know About Employee Vaccinations,” Colorado Builder, March 2021
  • Co-author, “How the Pandemic Will Impact Litigation Beyond 2021,” ColoradoBiz, December 2020
  • Author, “Identifying the Legal Boundaries of Employer’s GPS Use,” Texas Lawyer, December 2015
  • Quoted, “Wellness Programs Due for Privacy Scrutiny, Experts Say, ”HealthcareDive, October 2015
  • Quoted, “Employers take note: Americans with Disabilities Act payouts soaring in Texas,” Dallas Business Journal, December 2014
  • Speaker, “Dealing with a Snap Chatterbox: Social Media Use in Litigation,” Texas Association of Defense Counsel Annual Meeting, September 2017
  • Speaker, “The World of Veterinary Malpractice Claims,” Zurich Insurance, June 2017
  • Panelist, “Medical Malpractice isn’t Dead,” Dallas Bar Association CLE, 2016
  • Speaker, “Defending a Claim for Malpractice and Board Actions: Defense, Damages, and Success,” Zurich Insurance, September 2015


  • Member, Colorado Bar Association
  • Junior League of Denver
  • Board Member, Mile High 360
  • Member, Texas Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association


  • Colorado
  • Montana
  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S District Court – District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court – Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court – Western District of Texas