Dana Rager is managing director of Western Alliance Bank’s Settlement Services Group.
Ms. Rager epitomizes the bank's culture and focus on providing exceptional service to her broad portfolio of corporate clients. She is an expert in escrow and distribution banking for large qualified settlement funds.
She delivers customizable, flexible and responsive solutions for law firms and claims administrators, meeting their fiduciary responsibility, including earning interest for the benefit of the class members. Her vast experience also incorporates banking operations, consumer lending and client relations.
Ms. Rager and the Settlement Services Group help legal experts and class action practitioners stay up-to-date on the latest key topics and developments impacting the industry. She plays vital roles in both developing and executing the bank's offering of insightful resources, such as the first-of-its-kind Rule 23 Amendments Research Report, the renowned annual Class Action Law Forum along with webinars featuring in-depth perspectives from leading practitioners.
Ms. Rager, who has been an integral member of Western Alliance Bank since 2006, previously held management positions within two other financial institutions.
She is based at San Diego's Symphony Towers. She is active in the community and serves as Vice-Chair and Founding Member of the Academy of Our Lady of Peace Alumnae Council. Additionally, she sits on several committees for the San Diego Chapter of the Susan G. Komen Foundation, including Race for the Cure and Dine Out for the Cure.
Western Alliance Settlement Services, a national banking group within Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, specializes in banking for law firms, claims administrators and related businesses managing class action, mass tort and bankruptcy settlements across the country. Relationship bankers bring clients years of experience and offer outstanding service to support all phases of the settlement process, from escrow to distribution, with a single point of contact. As part of $65 billion Western Alliance Bancorporation — ranked #1 top-performing large bank with assets greater than $50 billion in 2021 by both American Banker and Bank Director — the Settlement Services group has the reach, resources and deep industry knowledge that make a difference for customers.