Our Team

Nicholas A. Migliaccio focuses his practice on representing plaintiffs in class and collective actions for wage and hour violations, civil rights violations, defective products, and unfair and deceptive trade practices. Mr. Migliaccio has been a member of a number of professional organizations including the American Association for Justice...Read more

Jason S. Rathod is a founding partner of Migliaccio & Rathod LLP and regarded as one of the most accomplished plaintiff-side class action lawyers under the age of 40, particularly in the areas of consumer protection and defective products. Mr. Rathod has been appointed to leadership teams in some of the most high-profile cases in the country...Read more

Mark Patronella litigates class actions across the firm’s areas of practice. He takes particular pride in helping consumers obtain fair compensation for predatory behavior on the part of large corporations.
Mr. Patronella has been recognized for his considerable commitment to pro...Read more

Bryan Faubus

Senior Counsel

Bryan Faubus' work focuses on data privacy, mass tort, and defective product litigation on behalf of consumers. Mr. Faubus has extensive class action litigation experience in courts across the United States and assists the Firm in litigating class actions from inception to settlement. Since he joined the Firm in 2018, Mr. Faubus has contributed to...Read more

Matthew A. Smith

Senior Counsel

Matthew (Matt) is a Senior Counsel for the firm's consumer and civil rights practices. He joined M&R after practicing with nationally recognized plaintiffs' firms based in Washington D.C. and the San Francisco Bay Area. Previous successes include an $18 million trial judgment on behalf of a class of retired steelworkers, as well as...Read more

Bruno Ortega-Toledo began as a paralegal with the firm, handling the day-to-day operations of the office, including talking to clients, drafting motions, and performing legal research...Read more

Ruby Drizin-Kahn is a paralegal who helps run the day-to-day operations of the office, including client correspondence, case filing, and general firm management. Ms. Drizin-Kahn graduated summa cum laude from Vanderbilt University...Read more

Christian Huggard is one of our paralegals who helps to run the day-to-day management of the firm, including client correspondence, filing, case management, and a variety of other tasks to keep the firm in tip-top shape....Read more

Janki Bhatt


Janki Bhatt is a paralegal who helps run the day-to-day operations of the firm, including client correspondence, case briefing, management, filing, and other general firm maintenance. Ms. Bhatt graduated from Boston University in 2023....Read more

Saran Edwards

Staff Attorney

Saran Q. Edwards primarily focuses on data privacy cases at M&R, but she also assists in other practice areas. Joining the firm in January 2024, Mrs. Edwards brings with her a diverse legal background and over a decade of civil litigation experience...Read more