David Ritter has over 24 years of legal experience in commercial and business litigation, business restructuring and bankruptcy, and creditors’ rights. David is known as an aggressive litigator and creative problem-solver. David enjoys being the attorney of choice for small businesses and entrepreneurial minded individuals. David strives to anticipate the end game early for the client.

David has represented clients across the nation including individuals, family owned businesses, trustees, receivers, community banks, large national banking associations, well financed private equity entities, and Fortune 500 companies. His clients span a variety of industries including oil, gas, and energy, banking and financial services, construction, retail and wholesale distribution, defense industry, insurance, hospitality, entertainment, restaurants, real estate, technology, trademark, copyright, health care, transportation and logistics, automotive, and telecommunications. David takes a holistic view of a client’s needs and endeavors to provide for full client satisfaction.


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David received his law degree from the University of Houston Law Center in 1994, where he served as a research editor on the Houston Journal of International Law, and an editor on the Environmental Law Review.

David also serves as a mediator having received his mediation certificate from the A. A. White Dispute Resolution Center in Houston, Texas, and sometimes works as an arbitrator for the Better Business Bureau of North Texas. David received his undergraduate degree from The University of Texas at Austin.

David is a continuing member of the Texas Bar College.


David affiliates with professional bar organizations, including the Dallas Bar Association International Law Section and Bankruptcy Law Section, and the Collin County Bar Association. David serves on the Council of the International Law Section, where he is currently serving as Chairperson of the International Law Section. David is also a member of the Bankruptcy Law and Computer and Technology Law Sections of the State Bar of Texas. David serves on the Board of the Corporate Counsel Section of the Collin County Bar Association.

David also serves on the Public Affairs Committee of the State Bar of Texas.


Published in Headnotes June 2019: “Textualism Besting Purpose-Driven Interpretations Results”

Published in Headnotes May 2018: “Representing Foreign Business Owners”


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