Robert F. Ritter, chairman of the St. Louis personal injury and commercial litigation law firm Gray, Ritter & Graham, P.C., has been named “St. Louis Mass Tort Litigator of the Year” for 2011 by Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.
Best Lawyers designates “Lawyers of the Year” in high-profile legal specialties in large legal communities. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is honored by Best Lawyers as the “Lawyer of the Year.”
Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. As a Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year,” Ritter received particularly high ratings in these surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.
Ritter is listed in Best Lawyers in America 2011 in seven practice categories, making him one of only 59 attorneys in the country listed in seven or more categories. He is listed in the Mass Tort Litigation category as well Bet-the Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice Law, Medical Malpractice Law, Personal Injury Litigation, and Product Liability Litigation.