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. This team of expert bankers brings clients years of experience and offers exceptional service to support all phases of the settlement process, from escrow to distribution, with a single point of contact. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation, with more than $60 billion in assets. The bank is #2 best-performing of the 50 largest public U.S. banks in the S&P Global Market Intelligence listing for 2021 and ranks high year after year on the Forbes list of “America’s Best Banks.” Serving clients across the country wherever business happens, Western Alliance Bank operates individually branded, full-service banking and financial services divisions and has offices in key markets nationwide.