Jeffrey B. Ritter
Lecturer, Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., M.A., Ohio State; J.D., Duke
B.A. and M.A. The Ohio State University; J.D. Duke University School of Law. Professor Ritter obtained his Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude with distinction...Continue Reading
B.A. and M.A. The Ohio State University; J.D. Duke University School of Law. Professor Ritter obtained his Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude with distinction and honors, and Masters of Arts in Communication from The Ohio State University. He studied law at the Duke University School of Law. His private legal practice in Ohio and Washington, DC has emphasized law and information technology for nearly 25 years, representing large national and international companies, international trade associations, and innovative start-ups in the development and use of succeeding generations of new information technologies. He has actively contributed to the Georgetown CLE program for nearly 20 years, including as a co-chair of the Advanced Computer Law and Electronic Commerce Institute, and as an advisory board member and contributor to the Electronic Discovery and Corporate Counsel Institutes. He represented the United States in Geneva in the United Nations for nearly seven years in the international programs to eliminate legal barriers to online commerce and was the founding chair of the ABA Cyberspace Law Committee. He is currently developing and teaching courses on cyberspace law and policy at Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering and writing a book on the future of law in a digital world.