John L. Ropiequet photoJohn L. Ropiequet

Practice Areas

  • Consumer financial services litigation and counseling
  • Commercial litigation
  • Environmental litigation

John L. Ropiequet is a member of the Litigation Department of Saul Ewing 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.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Conference on Consumer Finance Law
  • American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers

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