David T. Ritter


David Ritter is a partner with Brown & Hofmeister, L.L.P. and has experience in both private practice and in-house representation of Texas governmental entities. David has been working with cities and other political subdivisions in North Texas for nearly seven years. In addition, he was previously employed by a prominent downtown Dallas law firm that represented governmental entities in environmental litigation matters.

David’s recent experience includes drafting and negotiating contracts for various city departments, municipal court prosecution, and conducting ethics, Open Meetings Act, and Public Information Act training for city board members. He also has litigated matters to a conclusion in state and federal courts, including eminent domain, land use, exaction, police and fire employment, and Texas Tort Claims Act cases.

Areas of Practice:

  • State and Federal Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • State and Local Government Law
  • Employment Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Election Law
  • School Law
  • Land Use and Zoning

Bar Admission

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas


  • Southern Methodist University
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • Austin College
  • Bachelor of Arts

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