Glenn S. Ritter
Glenn Ritter is a full service attorney for healthcare providers, including doctors, hospitals, nurses, dentists, clinics and nursing homes, representing them in medical malpractice lawsuits and providing consultation services in a variety of areas including compliance, Stark Law, anti-kickback, false claims, antitrust, HIPAA, telemedicine, employment agreements, purchase/sale agreements, tax issues, corporate formation, reimbursement and contractual issues.
Ritter also serves as a trial attorney in business matters and has been consulted for his expertise in jurisdictions outside of Arkansas. Ritter is skilled in providing his clients with aggressive and comprehensive discovery and deposition tactics, thorough client and expert witness preparation, tailored defense strategies and liability assessment. He also counsels on risk management issues to avoid negligence. Prior to joining WLJ, Ritter’s practice in Little Rock was solely devoted to medical malpractice defense.
Ritter is a member of the American Health Lawyer’s Association, the Arkansas Association of Defense Counsel and the Defense Research Institute, as well as the Benton and Washington County Bar Associations. Ritter is also a graduate of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) National Trial College held at Harvard Law School in Boston, MA.
Ritter graduated with high honors from the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville. He was a member of the Arkansas Law Review and published his comment, “Economic Loss Rule in Arkansas: Everyone Else Has It, Why Don't We?”
Ritter was born and raised in Jonesboro, Arkansas. In high school, he ran track and was Arkansas' 800-meter champion. While earning his degree in Business Management with a minor in Mathematics at Lyon College, Ritter served as President of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity, Chairman for the Interfraternity Council and captain of the cross country team.
In 2017, Mid-South Super Lawyers named Ritter a "Rising Star" in medical malpractice defense.
Ritter serves as a member of the board of directors and is also the treasurer for the Cobblestone Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing fresh produce to the hungry in Northwest Arkansas. Ritter also serves on the leadership committee for the Men’s Golf Fellowship NWA chapter and chairs the Fellowship Groups.