While IT is at the heart of our operations, our people are our soul. RG/2 Claims’ management team has hands-on experience in both class action practice and settlement administration. Our combined access to resources and institutions allows us to deliver superior value-added service in all aspects of settlement administration.
Grant Rawdin, Esq., CFP®, CEO and co-founder
Mr. Rawdin is an attorney, an accountant and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner. Worth Magazine one of the "Best Financial Advisors in America." Mr. Rawdin's professional background includes more than 25 years of legal and accounting experience focused in tax, business, investment analysis, legal claims and class action settlement administration. Mr. Rawdin has a juris doctor degree from Temple University Beasley School of Law, a B.A. with a major in English from Temple University, and is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Michael A. Gillen, CPA, CFE, CFF, President and co-founder
Mr. Gillen has more than 25 years of experience in many facets of litigation consulting services, with particular emphasis on criminal and civil controversies, damage measurement, fraud and embezzlement detection, forensic and investigative accounting, legal claims and class action settlement administration, and taxation. He assists numerous attorneys and law firms in a variety of litigation matters. Mr. Gillen graduated from La Salle University with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting.
Michael J. Lee, CFA, COO
Mr. Lee, the chief architect of our proprietary CLEVerPay® system, is a Chartered Financial Analyst with extensive experience in litigation consulting services including damage assessment, measurement, evaluation, legal claims and class action settlement administration. Additionally, Mr. Lee has about a decade of experience in the financial services industry, with particular emphasis on securities valuation, securities research and analysis, investment management policies and procedures, compliance investigations, and portfolio management in global equity markets. Mr. Lee has a B.S. in Business Administration with a dual major in Finance and Management from La Salle University and an MBA in Finance from the NYU Stern School of Business.
Dominique Fite, Esq., Vice President, Business Development and Client Relations
Ms. Fite is responsible for advising clients during the developing stages of the class action claims administration process, from pre-settlement planning through settlement in all class action practice areas. With over ten years of relevant legal industry experience, Ms. Fite plays a valuable role consulting with current and prospective clients offering practical approaches, strategic advice, and customized solutions. As both a former class action attorney and business development attorney at a leading plaintiff class action firm, she focused her practice on ERISA and Consumer Protection actions as well as securities litigation. Ms. Fite also provided substantial research assistance in the authorship of law review articles related to the Dodd-Frank Act. More recently, Ms. Fite served as a director of client relations and development for one of the largest class action settlement administrators where she was involved in many large and complex class action settlement administrations, including the Countrywide Mortgage-Backed Securities Litigation and RALI Mortgage-Backed Securities Litigation settlements. Ms. Fite has a juris doctor degree from American University, Washington College of Law and a B.A. from New York University, where she graduated magna cum laude. She is a member of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Consumer Attorneys of California, and the American Bar Association.
William W. Wickersham, Esq., Vice President, Business Development and Client Relations
Mr. Wickersham focuses his practice on assisting clients in navigation of the claims administration process from pre-settlement consultation through disbursement in all class action practice areas, including, but not limited to, antitrust, consumer, labor and employment, and securities. As a seasoned director of client relations, he advises counsel on settlement administration plans and manages many large and complex class action settlements. Mr. Wickersham has also appeared in federal court on several occasions to successfully support counsel in the settlement approval process including complex securities, environmental and wage and hour matters. As a former securities class action attorney, he brings over a decade's worth of experience in the class action bar as a litigator and as a claims administrator. As a litigator, Mr. Wickersham was involved in several high profile litigations which resulted in recoveries for investors totaling over $2.5 billion. Mr. Wickersham has a juris doctor degree from Fordham University School of Law, a B.A. from Skidmore College and is admitted to practice law in New York.
Melissa Baldwin, Director of Claims Administration, Employment & Consumer
Ms. Baldwin has over 14 years of experience in the administration of class action matters, with focuses on client communication, notice coordination, claims processing and auditing, project management and distribution in the class action practice areas of antitrust, consumer, and labor and employment. As Notice and Correspondence Coordinator, Ms. Baldwin assisted in the administration of an antitrust matter involving nine defendant banks which included over 47 million class members and the subsequent distribution of the $330 million Settlement Fund to the valid class members. Ms. Baldwin has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Drexel University.
Tina M. Chiango, Director of Claims Administration, Securities and Antitrust
Ms. Chiango has over 20 years of experience in the administration of class action matters. Ms. Chiango focuses on project management, which includes establishing procedures and case workflow, client communications, notice coordination, overseeing the processing and auditing of claims, distribution to the Class, and preparing reports and filings for the Court. Over the last 20 years, Ms. Chiango has worked on a broad spectrum of class actions settlements, including securities, anti-trust, consumer, and mass tort among others. Ms. Chiango has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Accounting from Drexel University.