Mr. Ropiequet is of counsel in the litigation department of Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP, where he has practiced for more than 40 years. He has a civil litigation practice at both the trial and the appellate levels, with experience handling alternate dispute resolution, such as arbitration and mediation. With trial experience from medical malpractice cases to will contests, he currently focuses on consumer credit class actions and commercial disputes. Mr. Ropiequet also has substantial experience in other complex litigation, including antitrust, toxic tort, securities fraud, real estate and Superfund litigation. Mr. Ropiequet is co-editor of the Annual Survey of Consumer Financial Services Law for the American Bar Association Business Law Section Consumer Financial Services Committee and its former Pro Bono Director. He is a member of the Business Law Section's Publications Board. He is former chair of the CBA's Committee on Medical-Legal Relations and its Committee on Hospital and Healthcare Law, and of the American Bar Association Litigation Section Committee on Corporate Counsel, Subcommittee on Budgeting for Litigation. He is Immediate Chair of the Conference on Consumer Finance Law and a member of its Governing Committee and a Fellow of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers. He is former national co-chair of the Law School Fund at Northwestern University, and a former member of the board of advisors to the National Alumni Schools Committee of Johns Hopkins University.