Matthew G. Rittmayer, J.D.


Dallas Office
300 Crescent Court, Suite 1350
Dallas, Texas 75201

Legal Assistant

Julia Dayton
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Matthew G. Rittmayer, J.D. received his J.D. magna cum laude from Texas Tech University School of Law where he was Comment Editor for Texas Tech Law Review. Mr. Rittmayer earned his Bachelor of Arts in History at Emory University. His practice focuses on helping clients establish estate plans that consider tax aspects and non-tax aspects such as family dynamics and efficient transitions from generation to generation. He also works with clients on probate, estate administration, trust modifications, and guardianship matters. Mr. Rittmayer has been named a “Texas Rising Star Super Lawyer” by Thomson Reuters (2015-2019).

Education & Accreditations

  • Emory University (2004)
    Bachelor of Arts in History
  • Texas Tech University School of Law (2009)
    Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude
    CALI Awards for highest grade: Constitutional Law, Contracts
    Jurisprudence Awards: Contracts, Criminal Law, Legal Practice II
    Comment Editor, Texas Tech Law Review
    Research Assistant to Professor Arnold Loewy
  • State Bar of Texas

Honors & Awards

  • Named a “Texas Rising Star Super Lawyer” by Thomson Reuters (2015-2019)

Professional Memberships and Designations

  • Dallas Bar Association Probate, Trusts, & Estates Section
  • Dallas Estate Planning Council
  • Texas Bar College
  • Past Co-Chair, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Elder Law Committee
  • Past President, Emory Alumni DFW Chapter


  • Obtaining Letters of Administration in Complex Scenarios, Dallas Bar Association & Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, June 2020