Local attorney recognized for litigation

Cliff Rieders

WILLIAMSPORT — Williamsport attorney Cliff Rieders has been recognized by his peers to be featured in the 25th Anniversary Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his “high caliber of work” in the field of personal injury litigation on behalf of plaintiffs.

According to the publication, Rieders ranks “among the top 5% of private practice attorneys nationwide, as determined purely by…peers.”

Best Lawyers is based upon a “rigorous peer-review survey comprised of more than 7.8 million confidential evaluations by top attorneys.” The basis of the Best Lawyers rating is that the best lawyers know who the best lawyers are. No fee or payment to participate is permitted.

Cliff Rieders is a past president of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, now the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, as well as being a past president of the Federal Bar Association, Central Pennsylvania Chapter. Rieders is a Phi Beta Kappa cum laude graduate of New York University as well as Georgetown University Law Center. The attorney clerked for the Honorable Malcolm Muir, United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. Rieders is a nationally board-certified trial advocate admitted in Pennsylvania, New York, District of Columbia, many federal courts and the Supreme Court of the United States of America. Cliff Rieders is a life member of the American Law Institute, which writes restatements which are frequently adopted by many states around the country.

Cliff Rieders is the author of numerous textbooks for lawyers, teaches the law to experienced attorneys throughout the state, and is a frequent writer of op-eds as well. Rieders was a founder of the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority and served on same for 15 years. Cliff Rieders was involved in the writing of the Mcare Act, which governs medical liability actions in Pennsylvania, and he wrote the book on medical malpractice that lawyers use in the state.