Rachel M.Trouba


New York + 1.212.326.3786

Rachel Trouba practices complex commercial litigation with a focus on white collar criminal defense and securities litigation. Her experience includes assisting corporations in investigating and defending against alleged violations of securities laws, counseling individuals facing criminal prosecution under anticorruption statutes, and representing clients in shareholder derivative lawsuits. She also has experience counseling clients in matters involving asset-backed securities, including residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS).

Rachel maintains an active pro bono practice and has represented clients in immigration, domestic violence, and uncontested divorce proceedings.


  • Financial institution seeks advice related to anticipated cessation of USD LIBORJones Day is advising a large financial institution client in evaluating and remediating issues related to the anticipated cessation of USD LIBOR in connection with a portfolio of asset-backed securities for which the client serves in various transaction roles.
  • Corporate trustee seeks judicial instruction on interpretation and application of waterfall payment provisions for residential mortgage-backed securitization trustsJones Day represents a major corporate trustee in a New York Article 77 proceeding in which it is seeking judicial instruction concerning the interpretation and application of certain waterfall payment provisions for dozens of residential mortgage-backed securitization trusts.
  • NII Holdings obtains full dismissal of shareholder class action lawsuitJones Day won a dismissal with prejudice for NII Holdings, Inc. and its directors in a shareholder class action arising out of the $905 million sale of NII Holdings' sole asset, Nextel Brazil, and its subsequent dissolution.
  • Wells Fargo obtains summary judgment win in CDO litigationJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Wells Fargo Securities LLC, and affiliate Structured Asset Investors LLC, as successor-in-interest to Wachovia Bank and Wachovia Securities, in an action filed by offshore investment vehicles of the German bank IKB alleging common law fraud in the sales of notes from three CDOs: Octans II, Sagittarius, and Longshore.