Ricardo Lopez is a passionate advocate of working people and founder and managing attorney of Ricardo Lopez Law P.C. His practice primarily focuses on representing plaintiffs in single-plaintiff and employment class actions, representative actions, and collective actions in the transportation, restaurant, retail, service, healthcare, education, construction, manufacturing, and agricultural industries. Prior to founding Ricardo Lopez Law P.C., Mr. Lopez worked at Jackson Lewis P.C.—one of the largest and most respected management-side employment laws firms in the country.
At Jackson Lewis, Mr. Lopez represented numerous companies in all types of employment litigation, including claims of wrongful termination, constructive termination, discrimination, harassment and retaliation (based on age, gender or sex, race, national origin, sexual orientation, religion and disability), sexual harassment, hostile work environment, unpaid overtime / unpaid wages, and FMLA violations. From his years of experience on the defense side—including working at Am Law 100 law firms—Mr. Lopez has invaluable insider knowledge of the strategies favored by large defense firms, which he now utilizes to obtain maximum relief for his clients.
- J.D., University of California, Irvine School of Law, 2016
- M.P.H., Healthy Policy Program, George Washington University, 2012
- M.A., Government Studies, Johns Hopkins University, 2010
- B.A., International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, 2009