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Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association

New HIPAA Privacy Regulations  
Brand new Privacy Regulations dealing with medical records




Timothy D. McNair, Esq.
Law Offices of Timothy D. McNair, P.C.

Mr. McNair is a sole practitioner in Erie, Pennsylvania.  He is a graduate of Allegheny College (B.A., 1977) and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law (J.D., 1981).  Mr. McNair has served on the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association Board of Governors since 1995 and is currently the Western Chair of the Workers� Compensation Section.  He also serves as Co-Chair of the Erie County Bar Association Workers� Compensation Committee.  He is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association  (Workers� Compensation Section).  His practice concentrates on the representation of claimants in workers� compensation cases and employees in employment discrimination matters.


John E. Quinn, Esq.
Evans, Portnoy & Quinn

John E. Quinn is a 1976 graduate of Duquesne University School of Law.  He is currently a partner in the law firm of Evans, Portnoy & Quinn, a civil litigation firm in Pittsburgh.  Mr. Quinn served two years as an Assistant Disciplinary Counsel with the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania (1976-1978).  Since that time, he has practiced exclusively in compensatory damages, including product liability, legal malpractice and general tort claims.  He has been active in the Allegheny County Bar Association, serving as Chair of the Lawyers Referral Committee and the Civil Litigation Section.  He is a Past President of the Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association.  He is past President of the St. Thomas More Society.  He is a member and past Board of Governor of the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County.  He has served for many years on the Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association.  He is a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.  He is an adjunct professor of trial advocacy at Duquesne University School of Law.  Mr. Quinn has lectured extensively for the Allegheny County Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, and the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association in the areas of insurance law, trial practice and ethics.


Clifford A. Rieders, Esq.
Rieders, Travis, Humphrey, Harris, Waters & Waffenschmidt

Mr. Rieders is a partner in the Williamsport law firm of Rieders, Travis, Humphrey, Harris, Waters & Waffenschmidt.  He graduated in 1970 with a B.A., cum laude, from New York University and received his J.D. from Georgetown University in 1973.  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 malpractice, general negligence and federal law.  Current involvements include serving as current President of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, and member of various other committees; Pennsylvania Bar Association, Chair of the Amicus Curiae Committee; Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Federal Bar Association, Past President of the Middle District of Pennsylvania; American Law Institute Consultative Group on Products Liability Restatement of Torts 3rd, General Torts and Apportionment of Liability projects; American Judicature Society and the Civil Justice Foundation.  He has written numerous articles and books for The Barrister and Trial magazines since 1975.  Mr. Rieders was the 1989 recipient of the Milton D. Rosenberg Annual Award.  He is the author of Pennsylvania Medical Malpractice, 1st and 2nd Editions, and Workers� Rights in Pennsylvania.  Mr. Rieders is admitted to the United States Supreme Court, State Courts in Pennsylvania, New York, and District of Columbia and numerous Federal Circuit and District Courts.


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