Daniel Ritter, J.D.
Partner at Preston, Gates, Ellis LLP
J.D., Yale Law
B.A., cum laude, Amherst
Ritter’s law practice focuses on policy and legislative
affairs for a broad range of interests, including research
institutions, and nanotechnology and microbiology businesses.
He coordinates policy advocacy campaigns, advocates policy
positions with legislators and agencies, prepares policy analysis
and develops legislation and testimony for Congressional hearings.
He has been particularly involved in representing the interests
of the nanotechnology industry in Washington, and currently
serves as policy counsel for the NanoBusiness Alliance, an
industry association supporting the emerging nanotechnology
field. Ritter served as Counsel to the United States Senate
Subcommittee on Education, Arts & Humanities. Before joining
Preston Gates, he founded and served as Executive Director
of the Center for Arts and Culture, a grant-making institution
concerned with the relationship of the cultural sectors to
American public policy.