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.