A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and St. Mary’s School of Law, Rand was licensed by the State Bar in 1979. Upon graduation from law school he began his legal career as a Briefing Attorney for the Fourth Court of Civil Appeals of Texas. Since receiving a Master of Laws degree in 1984 from the University of London, London School of Economics and Political Science, Rand has devoted his legal career to litigating and trying numerous civil lawsuits including personal injury, construction, and complex business and products liability cases.
In addition, since 1992 Rand has been involved in the prosecution of numerous qui tam whistleblower cases in federal and state courts across the country under the federal False Claims Act and related state statutes. These cases include representing one of three whistleblowers in a qui tam suit against SmithKline Beecham Clinical Laboratories, in which SmithKline settled with the United States for $325,000,000, which at the time was the largest settlement in the history of the False Claims Act, and a qui tam suit against Actavis Pharmaceuticals under the Texas Medicaid Fraud Prevention Act which resulted in a judgment against Actavis totaling more than $180,000,000.