Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Arjun Rao has built a national reputation for handling high stakes consumer class actions and financial services litigation including regulatory matters and government investigations, as well as defending companies in a wide range of actions.
Last year, Rao worked with JPMorgan Chase, HSBC, American Express and BMW Financial Services in a range of individual and class actions relating to various consumer protection statutes and alleged unfair business practices, with many of the issues in question at the cutting edge of law. Rao is part of the team representing Discover Bank in a putative California-wide class action. In September 2019, Rao secured the dismissal of a nationwide putative class action against Capital One on a motion to dismiss. Also, Rao is lead defense counsel and nationwide coordinating counsel for multiple prominent financial services companies in cases alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.