Upholding the Rights of Employees and Consumers
Rachel Geman is a partner in our New York office, with a practice dedicated to employment law, consumer protection, and False Claims Act litigation. Her current clients include whistleblowers in the banking, pharma, and healthcare industries; consumers in mortgage and short-term health insurance class action matters, and municipalities in civil rights litigation.
Rachel has represented employee benefit plans and other investors in recovering $65 million from AXA Rosenberg; served as Co-Lead Class Counsel or counsel for the class in litigation involving banks’ “payment protection” products, resulting in more than $50 million in settlements; and obtained $39 million for a class of female financial advisors at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. Rachel has successfully litigated non-intervened False Claims Act cases in the education and pharma industries, including serving on the team recouping $78.5 million from the University of Phoenix for the Government.
In her spare time, Rachel is involved in her children’s local school; stays fresh on different perspectives in complex fraud as a Certified Fraud Examiner; and enjoys teaching and writing of various kinds, including as an adjunct law professor and a panelist at conferences.