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Ryan Francis Stephan

About Ryan Stephan

About me


I am a founding partner of Stephan Zouras, LLP. I represent people from all walks of life in class and individual civil litigation. Specifically, I've helped thousands of clients recover damages in cases involving unpaid overtime, employment disputes, business litigation, products liability and personal injury. I have successfully tried cases to verdict including obtaining a $9,000,000 verdict on behalf of 200 employees who were misclassified and denied overtime pay. 


I have also servedas leador co-leadcounsel on numerous complex class andcollective action cases involving wage and hour matters and has helped recover damages for tens of thousands of wronged employees. In these cases, I helped establish precedent in wage and hour law, forced major corporations to change unlawful employment practices and helped recover tens of millions of dollars in unpaid wages for his clients. 


In addition, for the past three years, I have been recognized by Chicago Magazine’s Super Lawyer Section as one of the top attorneys in Illinois, a distinction given to no more than 5% of Illinois lawyers.