Richard C. Low

Herr & Low PC
Reading, Pennsylvania 19606


Areas Of Practice

Legal Malpractice
Medical Malpractice
Personal Injury
Product Liability
Professional Malpractice
Sexual Harassment


Richard Low has been in practice since 1980, concentrating on personal injury claims. He first worked for a large defense firm in Pittsburgh. In 1983, he moved his practice to Lancaster and has been representing injured people against the insurance industry since that time. He has tried cases in both Federal and state courts and has argued before the appellate courts of Pennsylvania and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

Richard Low graduated cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1980, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif (an honorary society) and the Law Review. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Lancaster Bar Association, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, and the American Association for Justice. He is a member of the Litigation section of the ABA, the litigation and auto law sections of the PBA, a delegate to the Pennsylvania Bar Association House of Delegates, and is a member and past chair of the Lancaster Bar Association Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution. He has taught at Penn State University as an adjunct professor in their paralegal program, teaching civil procedure, and has authored articles for the Pennsylvania Law Weekly and taught seminars for other lawyers on issues of automobile law. He is admitted to practice before all courts of Pennsylvania, the Federal District Courts for the Western and Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Low has been served as a neutral arbitrator in numerous personal injury and medical malpractice cases since 1990.  He has also served as a party arbitrator and has represented parties in arbitration numerous times. 


  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. cum laude - 1980
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Law Review: University of Pittsburgh School of Law
  • Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 1971
    • Major: Economics

Published Works

  • Automobile Law Mediation

Instructed the following Classes/Seminars

  • Auto Law Update, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2003 - 2008
  • Advocacy in Mediation, Lancaster Bar Association, 2008
  • Mediator/Arbitrator, ADR Options, Inc., Philadelphia, PA
  • Mediator and Arbitrator, Lancaster Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
  • Issues in Un- and Under-Insured Motorist Cases, Lancaster Bar Association, 1997 - 1998
  • Moderator, Panel on Appellate Advocacy, Lancaster Bar Association, Pittsburgh, PA, 2000
  • Seminar on Municipal Liability, Lancaster Bar Association, 2000 - 2002
  • Advocacy in Mediation, Lancaster Bar Association, 2012
  • Ethics in Mediation, Lancaster Bar Association, 2013

Honors and Awards

  • Service Award, Lancaster Bar Association, 2005

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Association for Justice, 1983 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Sustaining Member, 1983 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member, House of Delegates, 2000 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Litigation Section, Member, ADR Committee
  • Lancaster Bar Association, Founding Member, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Committee
  • Lancaster Bar Association, Chair, ADR Committee, 2001 - 2007
  • Lancaster Bar Association, Member, Judiciary Committee, 2004 - 2005
  • Lancaster Bar Association, Member, Awards Committee, 2001 - Present
  • Lancaster Bar Association, President, 2008
  • Lancaster Bar Association Foundation, Board of Directors, 2002 - 2008
  • Lancaster Bar Association Foundation, President, 2005 - 2006
  • American Association for Justice, Member, Motorcycle Litigation Group
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Auto Law Section, Member
Herr & Low, P.C.
234 North Duke Street
Lancaster, PA 17602

Phone:     717-715-1726
Toll Free: 888-826-6103
Fax:         717-397-8227
Email: [email protected]