John L. Ropiequet is a member of the Litigation Department of Arnstein & Lehr LLP in its Chicago office, where
he became a partner in 1977, and Co-Chair of its Consumer Financial Services Group. With a trial and appellate
experience that runs the gamut from antitrust and medical malpractice cases to will contests, he devotes most of
his time to consumer financial services matters and commercial disputes.
Mr. Ropiequet is Co-Editor
of the Annual Survey of Consumer Financial Services Law for The Business Lawyer and an active member of the
Consumer Financial Services Committee of the American Bar Association Business Law Section. He is Chairman
of the Conference on Consumer Finance Law and a member of the Conference’s Governing Committee, and is
Illinois State Editor of HOUSELAW®. He has also chaired committees for the ABA Litigation Section and the
Chicago Bar Association, is former President of United Way of the North Shore, and is an active member of
the Northeast Illinois Council, Boy Scouts of America.
Mr. Ropiequet has published scores of articles on consumer finance and other topics in The Business Lawyer,
the Consumer Finance Law Quarterly Report and other journals, and speaks frequently on consumer finance,
legal ethics, evidentiary privilege, and other issues. He is also a contributing editor on private TILA
litigation for Alvin C. Harrel (ed.), The Law of Truth in Lending (2014 and 2015 Supp.).
Mr. Ropiequet received a B.A. from The Johns Hopkins University in 1969 and a J.D. cum laude from Northwestern
University School of Law in 1972.
- American Bar Association
- Illinois State Bar Association
- Chicago Bar Association
- Conference on Consumer Finance Law
- American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers