Pennsylvania Employment Lawyer
William Rieser, Esq. is a Partner at Sidney L. Gold & Associates P.C. His practice focuses on representing employees and employers in all employment law and litigation aspects, including claims under state and federal anti-discrimination statutes. He concentrates on discrimination; sexual harassment; Wage and Hour law; FMLA; employment contracts; restrictive covenants; fraud; harassment; retaliation; and wrongful termination at the firm.
In 2007, William received his BA in Political Science, cum laude, from Widener University. He went on to earn his JD from Villanova University School of Law in 2011. During his law school years, William was a Farmworker Legal Aid Clinic member. He also served as a law clerk for the firm, where he gained experience in employment and civil rights matters.
William was selected to the Rising Stars list from 2019 to 2021 and the Super Lawyers list from 2022 to 2023. He also received the 2011 ABA/BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Labor and Employment Law.
William also authored a publication focusing on retaliatory claims: Avoiding Heightened Causation Standard in Retaliation Claims – T.M. Greenberg & W. Rieser, The Legal Intelligencer, Oct. 30, 2014.
William is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, the Eastern District Court of Pennsylvania, the Middle District Court of Pennsylvania, the Western District Court of Pennsylvania, the District Court of New Jersey, and the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals.
He is dedicated to his clients in Philadelphia, where he was born and raised and continues to reside.
- Widener University, B.A., 2007
- Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 2011