Amama Rasani

Biography

Amana Rasani
Amama Rasani is an associate in Weil’s Securities Litigation practice. Ms. Rasani focuses her practice on litigating securities class action and shareholder derivative litigation, restructuring and bankruptcy litigation, and other corporate disputes.

Ms. Rasani’s recent experience includes serving on Weil teams representing:

  • Sasol Ltd. and senior executives in a securities class action in the Southern District of New York relating to the construction of a multi-billion dollar chemical plant in Louisiana.
  • AMC Entertainment in consolidated securities class actions in New York federal court regarding disclosures contained in an SPO registration statement issued in connection with an acquisition.
  • Campbell Soup and its former CEO and CFO in a securities class action in the District of New Jersey regarding the performance of the company’s fresh foods division.
  • Ollie’s Bargain Outlet and several executives in a securities class action in the Southern District of New York relating to statements the defendants made about sales projections and inventory pipeline following a major corporate expansion.
  • Gulf LNG in a New York state court action relating to the termination of a long-term contract with an Italian energy company.
  • A Special Committee of Brooks Brothers’ Board of Directors in connection with the company’s ongoing chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.
  • A Special Committee of J. Crew’s Board of Directors in connection with the company’s chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Signet Jewelers and senior executives in a consolidated securities class action in the Southern District of New York concerning alleged sexual harassment allegations that were raised in an employment arbitration, and purportedly lax credit standards, and related “opt-out” securities litigation in the Southern District of New York and New York state court.

Ms. Rasani received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, where she was a Notes Editor of The Georgetown Law Journal and a member of the Women’s Legal Alliance. During law school, she served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Beryl Howell, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, and also worked as a student attorney at Georgetown’s Civil Rights & Voting Rights Clinic. As a student attorney, she conducted legislative research into National Popular Vote bills, and drafted certiorari petitions and memoranda to the U.S. Supreme Court on cases involving 14th Amendment due process rights and equal protection. She received her B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Ms. Rasani is fluent in Urdu and Gujarati.

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