Rachel LaMontagne is a Partner in the Class Action and Mass Litigation Group of Shutts & Bowen, LLP. Rachel maintains a diverse legal career, with a focus on personal injury protection litigation in the class action setting, as well as actions arising under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act. Rachel serves as lead counsel for various insurance carriers with regard to defense of primary payers’ claims for reimbursement of conditional payments under the MSPA. In addition to defense on the merits, Rachel also defends against class certification of these MSPA matters. Ms. LaMontagne received her JD from St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami, Florida and has been admitted to practice in Florida since 1996. She is admitted to practice before the Florida Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida and the United Stated District Courts for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida.