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Michael A. Riehler is a Partner at the firm’s Buffalo office. He represents a wide cross-section of clients within the fields of personal injury and accidents, general liability and business litigation. His practice extends into the areas of appeals, mediation, civil rights, discrimination and sexual harassment, disability claims, school claims, premises and product liability, toxic tort litigation, municipal law and trucking.


He is a member of the Bar Association of Erie County, the Western New York Trial Lawyers Association, and the New York State Bar Association and its Dispute Resolution Section. He is admitted to practice before all New York State courts, U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of New York, and United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.


Michael has written a number of articles on motor vehicle issues, and lectures frequently on this topic for business and legal organizations.


A graduate of State University of New York at Buffalo (B.A. Communication) and Western New England College of Law, Mr. Riehler volunteers with and is on the Board of Directors of the Kiwanis Club of Lewiston. Additionally, he is a member of the Advisory Committee for the Niagara County Peach Festival sponsored by the Kiwanis. He participates in local fundraising for the March of Dimes, the Buffalo Zoological Society, the American Cancer Society and the American Lung Association.


He and his wife, Michelle, live with their two children in Lewiston.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 34%
  2. Civil Rights: 33%
  3. Appeals: 33%

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Contact info

1600 Rand Building
14 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY, 14203-1929


NYCurrently registered 199207/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyer Personal Injury Defense: GeneralSuper Lawyers2013
Association namePosition nameDuration
Bar Association of Erie CountyMemberN/A
Western New York Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western New England College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
State University of New York at Buffalo School of LawCommunicationsBA - Bachelor of Arts1987