George H. Ritter
George H. Ritter
Jackson Office
Phone: 601.968.5526
Fax: 601-944.7738
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Practice Areas
The University of Mississippi, 1981, B.B.A., cum laude
The University of Mississippi, 1986, J.D., cum laude
Mississippi State and Federal Courts
United States Supreme Court
Professional Organizations and Special Designations
2016 Top Rated Lawyer (Healthcare Law) – The American Lawyer
2014 Top Rated Lawyers in American Board of Trial Advocates
Medical Malpractice Award
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2017 – Health Care Law; Litigation: Health Care; Personal Injury Litigation: Defendants; Railroad Law
Named The Best Lawyers in America 2017 Jackson, MS Health Care Law "Lawyer of the Year"
Named The Best Lawyers in America 2014 Jackson, MS Railroad Law "Lawyer of the Year"
American Board of Trial Advocates
American Bar Association
Mississippi Bar Association
Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit
American Health Lawyers Association
Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
Defense Research Institute
Ranked in Chambers USA 2018
Mid-South Super Lawyers 2018
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 – Health Care Law; Litigation - Health Care; Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants; Railroad Law
Notable Cases and Professional Accomplishments
Baker v. Canadian National/Illinois Cent. R.R., 2008 WL 2747464, (5th Cir. July 16, 2008)
Valencia v. Mississippi Baptist Med. Ctr., Inc., 363 F. Supp. 2d 867 (S.D. Miss. 2005)
Clark v. Illinois Cent. R.R. Co., 872 So. 2d 773 (Miss. Ct. App. 2004)
Claypool v. Mladineo, 724 So. 2d 373 (Miss. 2001)
MidSouth Rail Corp. v. O'Connor, 672 So. 2d 1176 (Miss. 1996)
Raju v. Rhodes, 7 F.3d 1210 (5th Cir. 1993)
Caine v. Hardy, 943 F.2d 1406 (5th Cir. 1991)