EXPERIENCE TO COUNT ON

With more than 15 years of experience in escrow solutions and more than 10 years of experience in distribution solutions, the Settlement Services Group has the expertise to handle your needs. We can manage varying distribution volume ranges including check runs exceeding 1 million and settlement amounts of more than $1 billion.

  • Francesca-Castagnola
    Francesca Castagnola
  • Dana Rager, Western Alliance Bank Settlement Services Group
    Dana Rager
  • Sondra R. Monroe | Settlement Services Group, Western Alliance Bank
    Sondra Monroe
  • Darren Zabriskie, Western Alliance Bank's Settlement Services Team
    Darin Zabriskie
Francesca-Castagnola
Francesca Castagnola
Senior Vice President
Office: (619) 233-2518
Mobile: (619) 540-2694
fcastagnola@westernalliancebank.com

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Dana Rager, Western Alliance Bank Settlement Services Group
Dana Rager
Vice President
Office: (619) 233-2205
Mobile: (619) 787-8165
drager@westernalliancebank.com

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Sondra R. Monroe | Settlement Services Group, Western Alliance Bank
Sondra Monroe
Vice President
Office: (619) 233-2253
Mobile: (980) 220-8758
smonroe@westernalliancebank.com

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Darren Zabriskie, Western Alliance Bank's Settlement Services Team
Darin Zabriskie
Vice President
SETTLEMENT SERVICES SOLUTIONS

Our settlement services banking solutions are tailored to meet the unique needs of attorneys, firms and administrators handling a variety of areas, including:

  • Class Action Settlements
  • Mass-Torts
  • Bankruptcy
  • Simple to complex attorney-focused fiduciary banking solutions

We provide a broad range of customizable solutions, a commitment to building relationships and access to decision-makers.


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ESCROW SOLUTIONS
  • Variety of federally guaranteed deposit options and terms
  • Customized product suite
  • Competitive interest rates and fee structure

DISTRIBUTION SOLUTIONS
  • Reporting tools tailored for various accounting software
  • Fraud protection
  • Same-day turnaround time for new accounts following initial setup phase
JURIS BANKING SOLUTIONS
  • Checking accounts, including firm operating accounts
  • IOLTA accounts
  • Money market accounts1
  • Case cost and working capital financing2
  • Master agreements to streamline the new account process
  • Custom-tailored treasury management services
  • Online Banking

1Withdrawal transaction limits apply. Refer to disclosures provided at account opening for additional information. 2All offers of credit are subject to approval.

ADDITIONAL SOLUTIONS

Western Alliance Bank offers a wide range of customizable business banking products and solutions, including credit, international banking and treasury management – as well as products and services for personal banking – all designed to respond to your needs and your timeline.

OUR EXPERTS OFFER INSIGHTS ON TRENDING LITIGATION TOPICS


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  • Transparency and Accountability are Paramount in Class Action

    The Class Action Mastery Forum hosted by Western Alliance Bank at the University of San Diego School of Law offered valuable input from all corners of the class action world, uncovering key themes on the importance of prioritizing class members’ interests.

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About Us

With more than $25 billion in assets, Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) is one of the country’s top-performing banking companies. Western Alliance is ranked #1 regional bank by S&P Global Market Intelligence for 2018 and in the top 10 on the Forbes “Best Banks in America” list for four consecutive years, 2016-2019. Its primary subsidiary, Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, helps business clients realize their growth ambitions with local teams of experienced bankers who deliver superior service and a full spectrum of customized loan, deposit and treasury management capabilities. Business clients also benefit from a powerful array of specialized financial services that provide strong expertise and tailored solutions for a wide variety of industries and sectors. A national presence with a regional footprint, Western Alliance Bank operates individually branded, full-service banking divisions and has offices in key markets nationwide.