George Ritchie is a trial lawyer and is Co-Chair of the Firm's Agricultural Law Practice Group. He focuses his practice on complex business litigation, with an emphasis on financial, technology and environmental matters. He has represented domestic and international clients in cases in state and federal courts across the country.
George also has substantial experience in representing companies and individuals involved in government investigations, including matters involving securities and accounting fraud, alleged mislabeling of food products under USDA regulations and consumer protection violations. George regularly provides pre-litigation analysis and advice to clients, and has lectured extensively on the importance of pre-litigation planning and expert witness development.
Licensed since 1993
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Named one of "Maryland's Legal Elite"||Baltimore Magazine||2006|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Bar Association of Baltimore City||Member||N/A|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Defense Research Institute||Member||N/A|
|Maryland State Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|ABA Intellectual Property Litigation Committee newsletter||Identifying Trade Secrets: A Condition Precedent for Trade Secret Litigation||2011|
|Notre Dame Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1992|
|Middlebury College||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1988|
|DRI Section of Product Liability||Mass Tort Litigation Strategies||2008|
|Mealey's Emerging Product Liability Conference||What To Do First: Mass Tort Litigation||2004|
|Mealey's Emerging Product Liability Conference||Lessons Learned From Silicone Breast Implant Litigation||2003|