J. Ryan Lopatka

J. Ryan Lopatka, an associate in KSF’s Louisiana office, focuses on federal securities class action litigation. He is involved in cases pending before federal courts across the United States.

Mr. Lopatka received his J.D. from Tulane University Law School in 2010. During the summer of 2009, he studied international capital markets and securities law at Cambridge University and Queen Mary School of Law in London, England. He received his B.A. with honors in history from Loyola University New Orleans in 2004.

Mr. Lopatka is admitted to practice in Louisiana and Illinois and is a member of the Louisiana and Illinois State Bar Association and Chicago Bar Association.


  • Author, “The Problem of Circumventing the Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act by Using the Ancillary Business Model,” Hot Topics in the Legal Profession – 2010, Quid Pro Law Books (2010).
  • Contributing Researcher, NLRA Rights in the Nonunion Workplace, BNA Books (2010).


J. Ryan Lopatka
Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC
250 Park Ave., Suite 2040
New York, NY 10177
(212) 696-3730