EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, COMPASSION — AND A LONG HISTORY OF RESULTS
Rieders, Travis, Humphrey, Waters & Dohrmann is a full-service law firm based in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. We offer effective legal representation in areas that include medical malpractice, personal injury, workers’ compensation, employment law, and criminal defense.
Our attorneys are known for their knowledge of the law and for their ability to achieve results when it counts. Many of our cases come through referrals from other lawyers, as well as from doctors who know our capabilities.
About Cliff Rieders
Cliff Rieders is a Nationally Board-Certified specialist for Civil Trial and Civil Practice and Procedure, a cum laude Phi Beta Kappa graduate of New York University as well as Georgetown University Law Center. Rieders is a life member of the American Law Institute, which publishes recommended legal principles utilized throughout the United States. He is a Past President of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, formerly Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association. Rieders has won numerous awards and recognition from the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, and he received the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority recognition award. Cliff Rieders was a founder of the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority and served on same for 15 years. Rieders was a Law Clerk in the federal court system for one of the most well-known and longest serving federal judges in the country, the Honorable Malcolm Muir. Cliff has received the George F. Douglas Amicus Curiae Award, as well as the Milton D. Rosenberg Award from the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers. Rieders is on committees and organizations that write the law in many fields of practice. 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. Cliff has authored a number of other textbooks and articles and he frequently teaches the law to other experienced lawyers. Cliff Rieders is admitted in state and federal courts, including the Supreme Court of the United States. He is a Nationally Board-Certified specialist for Civil Trial and Civil Practice and Procedure and is admitted in state and federal courts, including the Supreme Court of the United States.
In Washington D. C. he worked for the Maritime Administration, U.S. Dept. of Commerce and for defense counsel Henry Rothblatt in the celebrated Watergate case. He served as a law clerk to the Honorable Malcolm Muir, United States District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania. His areas of expertise include medical/hospital malpractice, personal injury actions, pharmaceutical/medical device cases and civil rigs issues, commercial cases, class actions, MDL and complex litigation including federal law issues. Current involvements include serving as Past President of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association now called the Pennsylvania Association for Justice; Pennsylvania Bar Association, Past-Chair of the Amicus Curiae Committee, current member of the Political Action Committee and Chairperson of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Health Care Law Committee; Association of Trial Lawyers of America, now called American Association for Justice; Federal Bar Association, Past President of the Central Pennsylvania Chapter; American Law Institute, Consultative Group on Products Liability Restatement of Torts Third, Products Liability, General Torts and Apportionment of Liability projects; Emotional Distress and others. Mr Rieders is also the Past President and one of the original members of the Pennsylvania’s Patient Safety Authority, created by revisions to the Mcare Act in 2002. Mr. Rieders is a member of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Standard Civil Jury Instruction Committee, and The Civil Justice Foundation, Founding Sponsor.
Firm Practice Areas
- Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
- Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
- Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
- Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants