Attorney Profiles

Partner

Nicholas A. Migliaccio focuses his practice on representing plaintiffs in class and collective actions for wage and hour violations, civil rights violations, defective products, unfair and deceptive trade practices, and environmental contamination.

Education:

Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2001
Honors and activities: served as an editor of the Georgetown International Environmental Law Review

State University of New York at Binghamton, B.A., 1997
Honors and activities: cum laude, double major in environmental studies and philosophy

Admissions:

  • New York
  • District of Columbia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Western District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Pro hac vice admission in Courts across the country

Publications:

Mr. Migliaccio  co-authored “Environmental Contamination Treatise: Overview of the Litigation Process,” in R. Simons, Ph.D, When Bad Things Happen to Good Property (Environmental Law Institute, 2005).

Affiliations and Memberships:

Mr. Migliaccio has been a member of a number of professional organizations including the American Association for Justice, the National Employment Lawyers Association, the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association, the Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group, and the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, DC. He has spoken at a number of professional seminars on employment rights and class action topics.

 

Partner

Jason Rathod litigates class actions across the firm’s areas of practice, including consumer protection, worker rights, and civil rights. He has been the primary author of motions and briefs in support of class certification, which have been granted, leading to Mr. Rathod’s appointment as class counsel.

Mr. Rathod graduated from Grinnell College in 2006 (B.A. with honors in Political Science and Religious Studies). After college, he traveled to Fiji, Mauritius, South Africa, Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana, and Suriname on a Watson Fellowship, studying the Indian Diaspora. He attended law school at the Duke University School of Law in 2010, where he was an Articles Editor of the Duke Law Journal. In law school, he also worked for the Self-Employed Women’s Association in Ahmedabad, India on behalf of street vendors seeking an injunction against the city government for unlawful harassment and evictions.

Mr. Rathod is the author of several published works, including a law review note on racial discrimination in the federal security clearance process, and law review articles on the Voting Rights Act and aggregate litigation in poor countries. He also has as a forthcoming, co-authored work on public and private enforcement in the United State and Europe. He is admitted to practice in Illinois and Washington D.C.

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