Jason S. Rathod

Top rated Class Action & Mass Torts attorney in Washington, Washington DC

Migliaccio & Rathod LLP
Jason S. Rathod
Migliaccio & Rathod LLP

Practice Areas: Class Action & Mass Torts, Civil Rights, Consumer Law; view more

Licensed in Washington DC since: 2012

Education: Duke University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2023

Migliaccio & Rathod LLP

412 H Street NE
Suite 302
Washington, DC 20002 Visit website


Attorney Jason S. Rathod is a partner with Migliaccio & Rathod LLP law firm in Washington, D.C. A top-ranked trial lawyer with more than 10 years of total legal experience, Mr. Rathod provides unmatched counsel and support to classes of clients throughout his region and across the country who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       Consumer protection

·       Worker rights

·       Civil rights

Serving as counsel in a number of high-profile and noteworthy class actions, Mr. Rathod has recovered millions of dollars in total compensation for his plaintiff clients, and he has gained a reputation for his unmatched legal abilities as well as his unwavering resolve at helping those who have suffered a serious injury or loss as a result of another party's negligent, unlawful and unscrupulous actions.

A leader in his field, Mr. Rathod has several publications to his credit, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has cited him in proposed rulings regarding the prohibition of class-action waivers. He has also served as principal brief writer in a number of critical submissions that resulted in large summary judgments and other favorable outcomes for his clients both at the pretrial phase and on appeal. He has earned consistent recognition from his peers as being among the top 5% of lawyers in his region.

A 2006 honors graduate of Grinnell College, Mr. Rathod obtained his Juris Doctor from Duke University School of Law in 2010. While there, he served as articles editor of the Duke Law Journal, and he worked at the Self-Employed Women’s Association in Ahmedabad, India. 

Mr. Rathod holds his license to practice in Illinois and Washington, D.C., and he is admitted to practice before various U.S. District Courts throughout the country as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd, 4th and 8th Circuits.

Practice areas

Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff, Civil Rights, Consumer Law, Employment & Labor: Employee, Environmental Litigation

Focus areas

Consumer Protection, Fraud, Police Misconduct, Wage & Hour Laws

  • 20% Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
  • 20% Civil Rights
  • 20% Consumer Law
  • 20% Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 20% Environmental Litigation

First Admitted: 2010, Illinois

Professional Webpage: https://classlawdc.com/teamtest/jason-rathod/

  • SuperLawyers Rising Stars, 2017 to 2021
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Arbitration Tactics and Strategy (July 2020) (CLE presentation), American Association for Justice (“AAJ”)
  • Note: Not Peace, But a Sword: Navy v. Egan and the Case Against Judicial Abdication in Foreign Affairs, 59 Duke L.J. 595 (2009)
  • Emerging Markets, Vanishing Accountability: How Populations in Poor Countries Can Use Aggregate Litigation to Vindicate Their Rights, 24 Transnat’l L. & Contemp. Probs. 69 (2014)
  • Trying the Class Action: Practical Tips from the Pros (AAJ) (June 4, 2015) (panelist)
  • The Arc and Architecture of Private Enforcement Regimes in the United States and Europe: A View Across the Atlantic, 14 U.N.H. L. Rev. 303 (2016) (co-authored)
  • Plaintiffs, Procedure & Power (Nov. 3, 2018) (panelist), ClassCrits Conference
  • Human Capital and Fragmentation (Nov. 15, 2019) (panelist), Class Crist Conference
  • Fighting for Food Policy Progress Across Legal Arenas (panelist), Food Systems Virtual Summit with CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute (April 2020)
Educational Background:
  • Grinnell College, B.A., 2006
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Illinois, Washington, D.C., United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 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 Eighth 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 Western District of Pennsylvania, United States District Court for the District of Colorado, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan

Office location for Jason S. Rathod

412 H Street NE
Suite 302
Washington, DC 20002

Phone: 202-926-4436


1 Year Super Lawyers
7 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2017 - 2023

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