Ronald S. Kravitz, Senior Counsel
Ronald S. Kravitz is Senior Counsel to the firm. With more than 30 years of experience as legal counsel in complex business litigation matters, his practice has been focused primarily on ERISA, employment, intellectual property, and securities-related matters since 1992. He has represented numerous fiduciaries, third-party plan administrators, broker-dealers, and registered representatives in connection with plan administration and investment matters. Ron has served as lead or co-lead class counsel in numerous ERISA class actions throughout the country.
Ron received his J.D. from Temple University School of Law in 1986 and his B.S. and B.A. from Miami University in 1981. He is admitted to practice law in the States of California, Texas, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as well as numerous federal courts, including the United States District Courts for all Districts of California, the District of Colorado, the Middle District of Florida, the Northern District of Illinois, the Eastern District of Michigan, the Northern District of Ohio, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the Northern and Southern Districts of Texas, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, Fifth Circuit, Ninth Circuit, and Eleventh Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. In addition to these courts and jurisdictions, Ron has worked on cases with local and co-counsel nationwide and internationally. Ron began his legal career as an Attorney Advisor for the U.S. Department of Justice.
Ron is a past Chairman of the Integrated Advisory Group (IAG), current co-chair of IAG’s Litigation Specialist Group, a regional board member of the Anti-Defamation League, past co-chair of the ABA Employee Benefits Committee’s Civil Procedure and Fiduciary sub-committees, and current co-chair of the sub-committee for Liability Issues Unique to Welfare Plans. In addition, Ron has been named a Northern California Super Lawyer from 2005 – 2018 and is a Fellow of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel and a Lifetime Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.
Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
J.D. – 1986
B.A. – 1981
Ron is an avid salsa dancer and, despite his protestations, he is quite amazing. He has literally salsa danced all around the world, including at an NFL half-time show.