William Rieser

Top rated Employment & Labor attorney in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C.
William Rieser
Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C.

Practice Areas: Employment & Labor, Employment Litigation; view more

Licensed in Pennsylvania since: 2011

Education: Villanova University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021

Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C.

1835 Market Street
Suite 515
Philadelphia, PA 19103 Visit website


A partner at the law firm Sidney L. Gold and Associates, P.C., William Rieser is a well-seasoned employment law attorney practicing in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The firm has offices in Philadelphia and Malvern, Pennsylvania; Pennsauken Township, New Jersey; and New York, New York. Representing employees from various sectors, he has extensive experience of over 12 years of filing claims for diverse causes under the state and federal statutes of employment law.

Mr. Rieser’s practice encompasses all aspects of discrimination, sexual harassment, wage and hour law, fraud, harassment, retaliation and wrongful termination. Utilizing the knowledge and insights garnered over the years, he gives legal counsel to his clients additionally on matters regarding employment contracts, the Family and Medical Leave Act, restrictive covenants and other civil rights.

Having graduated cum laude from Widener University in 2007, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science, Mr. Rieser went on to enroll at the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law and obtained his Juris Doctor in 2011. He was a certified intern at the Farmworker Legal Aid Clinic and had memberships in the Labor and Employment Law Society and the International Law Society while in law school.

During this tenure, Mr. Rieser also clerked at the Sidney L. Gold and Associates, P.C., which introduced him to employment law and sparked his passion in helping those who face injustice at their workplace. He has received a “Good” rating on Avvo. He is also a recipient of the American Bar Association’s Bloomberg BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Labor and Employment Law.

Mr. Rieser has secured admissions to appear before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Western and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit.

Practice areas

Employment & Labor: Employee, Employment & Labor: Employer, Employment Litigation: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Employment Discrimination, Wage & Hour Laws

  • 60% Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 20% Employment & Labor: Employer
  • 20% Employment Litigation: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2011, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: https://www.discrimlaw.net/attorneys/william-rieser/

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Pennsylvania
  • 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals
  • District Court of New Jersey
  • Western District Court of Pennsylvania
  • Middle District Court of Pennsylvania
  • Eastern District Court of Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Super Lawyers list from 2022 to 2023
  • 2011 ABA/BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Labor and Employment Law
  • Rising Stars list from 2019 to 2021
Educational Background:
  • Widener University, B.A., Political Science, cum laude, 2007

Office location for William Rieser

1835 Market Street
Suite 515
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215-569-1999


3 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021

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