Our Team

Janki Bhatt

Paralegal

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 with a B.A. in English and Political Science. During her time at BU, she extensively studied international law and legal frameworks at BU's Center on Forced Displacement along with a renowned Pakistani public-interest attorney, the Center's...Read more.

Randy Chen

Senior Counsel

Randy Chen is an experienced litigator whose work focuses on fighting to protect the rights of workers and consumers. Prior to joining M&R, Randy served as the Assistant Chief of the D.C. Office of the Attorney General’s Workers’ Rights & Antifraud Section. At DCOAG, Randy played a founding role in starting up the office’s wage theft enforcement practice...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 in 2021 (B.A. in Political Science with a Concentration in Political Theory; B.A. in Spanish). While a student, she volunteered with several campus organizations supporting marginalized populations in the Nashville metropolitan area. She...Read more.

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. Mrs. Edwards Graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in Psychology from Temple University in 2005. She went on to earn her juris doctorate from The University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law in 2011. During her time in...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 many of the Firm's successful cases and obtained substantial recoveries for numerous individuals harmed by corporate malfeasance. Prior to...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. Mr. Huggard graduated cum laude from the College of William & Mary in 2023 (B.A. in History). During college, his studies primarily focused on late 1700s and early 1800s America, with a concentration on African American and other marginalized groups'...Read more.

Nicholas A Migliaccio is a founding partner of Migliaccio & Rathod LLP. He has been practicing for over 20 years and litigates across the firm’s practice areas that include representing as a plaintiff's counsel in class and collective actions for wage and hour violations, civil rights violations, defective products, and unfair and deceptive trade practices. He has successfully prosecuted numerous noteworthy class and mass action cases over the course of his career and has been appointed...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

Mark Patronella

Associate

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

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

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