Joe H. Ritch

Joe H. Ritch: Attorney with Sirote & Permutt, P.C.
  • Shareholder at Sirote & Permutt, P.C. (117 Attorneys)
  • 305 Church Street, Suite 800, Huntsville, AL 35801
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Biography

Well-known throughout the region for his high profile work with the North Alabama Base Realignment and Closing Commission and its efforts on behalf of Redstone Arsenal, Joe has an equally active career as an attorney in Sirote's Huntsville office, where he co-chairs the Privacy & Data Security and Government Contracting Practice Groups.

Awards & Accreditations

•BV-Distinguished, Martindale- Hubbell Peer Review Rating

Outside the Office

University of Alabama Board of Trustees
Former Member
Alabama Space and Rocket Center Foundation
Chair
Huntsville-Madison County Chamber of Commerce
Board of Directors
University of Alabama at Huntsville Eminent Scholars Foundation
President
UAB Regional Medical Center Valley Foundation
Board of Trustees, 2005-2011
North Alabama Business Hall of Fame
Inductee, 2011
National Space Club's von Braun Memorial Community Service Award
Recipient, 2011
Redstone Arsenal's Good Neighbor Award
Recipient, 2010
Decatur/Morgan County Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Award
Recipient, 2007
Huntsville-Madison County Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Service Award
Recipient, 2003
Department of the US Army Commander's Award for Public Service
Recipient
Huntsville-Madison County Athletic Hall of Fame
Member
University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) Sports Hall of Fame
Member

Professional Profile

Organizations

•BV-Distinguished, Martindale- Hubbell Peer Review Rating
•Committee to Redraft Alabama Limited Partnership Act, 1980-82
•Committee on Alabama Tax Clinic, 1981-83
•Huntsville-Madison County, Alabama State and American Bar Associations
•National Associations of Bond Attorneys
•Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), Board of Directors, 2013-2017, Chairman of the Board of Directors, 2014-2017
•Tennessee Valley BRAC Committee, Chair

Thought Leadership

•Co-chair, Privacy & Data Security Practice Group
•Handles all aspects of government contracting, including supply, service, and construction contracts and subcontracts in industries such as telecommunications, electronics, aerospace and missiles, shipbuilding, automated data processing (ADP), construction, surety, professional, architect-engineer, and technical services, heavy equipment, and high-technology and research and development contracting
•Knowledge in the Multiple Award Schedule Contract (MASC) program
•Represents clients in developing and negotiating contracts in the real estate area, including commercial real estate transactions
•Handles real estate foreclosure for lenders, involving residential and commercial real estate

News

Sirote & Permutt Presents Alabama Society of CPA Seminar Series - 7/14/2015

TVA and Sirote’s Joe Ritch Help Secure $600M Google Data Center in Alabama - 6/29/2015

Joe Ritch Named One of the Most Influential People in Huntsville Area - 12/10/2014

Sirote s Joe Ritch Speaks About Economic Development - 6/2/2014

Joe Ritch is Chairman of TVA Board of Directors - 5/19/2014

Sirote & Permutt s Joe Ritch Named Chair of Tennessee Valley Board of Directors - 2/13/2014

Sirote Attorneys Pool Their Expertise To Help Clients Defend Crucial Data - 3/22/2013

Sirote & Permutt Launches New Privacy & Data Security Group - 3/20/2013

Sirote s Joe Ritch Recruits Mike McConnell to Warn Huntsville Chamber Members of the Growing Threats to Cyber Security - 2/8/2013

Sirote Attorney Joe Ritch Sworn in as Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Board Member - 1/22/2013

Sirote Attorney Joe Ritch Receives Senate Confirmation for Key Administration Post - 1/3/2013

Joe Ritch Discusses the “Fiscal Cliff” and Alabama’s Economy - 12/4/2012

Huntsville Recognized as Best Place for Veterans - 11/12/2012

Sirote Attorney Joe Ritch Receives Presidential Nomination To Key Administration Post - 10/18/2012

Joe Ritch Receives von Braun Memorial Community Service Award - 11/11/2011

Joe Ritch Named a Redstone Arsenal Good Neighbor - 9/17/2010

Joe Ritch Featured in The Huntsville Times - 1/12/2007

Speeches & Publications

•Speaker, BRAC update, 6th annual Huntsville Commercial Market Symposium
•Speaker, Tax Law , Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County, October 2012
•Author, Sirote's Privacy & Data Security Blog

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Government Contracts
  • Real Estate
  • Tax
  • Privacy & Data Security
  • Financial Institutions
  • Municipal Finance & Public Sector

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
256-518-3600  Phone
256-518-3681  Fax
www.sirote.com
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 18248, Huntsville, AL 35801
University Attended:
University of Alabama in Huntsville, BA, 1972
Law School Attended:
New York University School of Law, LLM, Taxation, 1976; Cumberland School of Law, JD, cum laude, 1975; Cumberland Law Review, Editor-in-Chief
Year of First admission:
1976
Admission:
1976, Alabama, U.S. Tax Court and U.S. Claims Court; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
Memberships:

Organizations

•BV-Distinguished, Martindale- Hubbell Peer Review Rating
•Committee to Redraft Alabama Limited Partnership Act, 1980-82
•Committee on Alabama Tax Clinic, 1981-83
•Huntsville-Madison County, Alabama State and American Bar Associations
•National Associations of Bond Attorneys
•Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), Board of Directors, 2013-2017, Chairman of the Board of Directors, 2014-2017
•Tennessee Valley BRAC Committee, Chair

Birth Information:
Selma, Alabama, October 2, 1951
ISLN:
902123296

Peer Reviews

  • 4.4/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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