Dan defends clients in product liability, insurance, and commercial actions. He assists clients in all aspects of the litigation process, including research, motions practice, arbitration, mediation, trial and appeals.
Prior to joining Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP, Dan worked for the Military Community & Family Policy Organization of the Department of Defense (DOD) in Washington D.C., the National Agricultural Statistics Service of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) in St. Louis, and the Immigration & Customs Enforcement’s Office of Chief Counsel of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in Kansas City.
Memberships & Affiliations
- American Bar Association
- Defense Research Institute
- Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
- 2018 Illinois State Bar Association Lincoln Award Legal Writing
- "The Framing Effect: Is the Structure of Your Legal Department Pushing You to Gamble on Litigation?," DRI In-House Defense Quarterly, Summer 2017
St. Louis, July 10, 2017
Ritter Authors Article for DRI In-House Defense Quarterly Magazine
Ritter's article is titled, "Is the Structure of Your Legal Department Pushing You to Gamble on Litigation?"
Chicago, St. Louis, December 9, 2016
Lateral Associate, Four New Attorneys Join Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP
Four practice in the firm's Chicago office; one practices in the firm's St. Louis office.