Dana Rager is managing director of Western Alliance Bank’s Settlement Services Group.

Ms. Rager epitomizes the bank's culture and focuses on providing exceptional service to her portfolio of legal industry clients nationwide with high-touch service. She is an expert in escrow and distribution solutions for large qualified settlement funds and providing customized banking services for attorneys and law firms. 

Ms. Rager’s industry knowledge and expertise of the entire life cycle of large settlements assures attorneys and claims administrators that the banking process will be smooth and unique to the needs of the class. 

She is committed to providing legal experts and related businesses managing class actions and mass torts educational content covering the latest key topics and trends impacting the industry. Ms. Rager plays a vital role in developing insightful resources, such as Western Alliance Bank’s annual class action research report , the renowned annual Class Action Law Forum along with free CLE-eligible 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 out of San Diego but provides services nationwide. She is active in the community and serves as Vice-Chair and Founding Member of the Academy of Our Lady of Peace Alumnae Council.  

About Us

Settlement Services

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 nationwide. 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. Settlement Services is part of Western Alliance Bancorporation, which has more than $70 billion in assets. Major accolades include being ranked as a top U.S. bank in 2023 by American Banker and Bank Director. With significant national capabilities, the Settlement Services Group delivers the reach, resources and deep industry knowledge that make a difference for customers.