General Information

Year founded: 1992
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We provide clients with counsel and legal services directed toward their specific business or individual needs.

We provide advice and representation to businesses and business owners on matters including commercial litigation, employment matters and disputes, real estate, immigration, business transactions, contracts negotiations and drafting, complex litigation and general business advice, and to individuals in a vast array of transactions, including real estate transactions, employment and insurance disputes, and in catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death litigation.

Our national intellectual property practice provides counsel concerning intellectual property development, venture capital financing and funding, licensing, pharmaceutical and medical device development and manufacturing, and educational institution technology transfer.

For all clients, our legal services center on the objectives to be achieved. We are mindful of the costs of legal representation and take the time to understand the client’s objectives to be achieved.


Rusing Lopez & Lizardi, P.L.L.C. is metro ranked in 15 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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Metro Rankings

Scottsdale, AZ
Tier 1 for Real Estate Law
Tier 3 for Corporate Law
Tier 3 for Litigation - Trusts and Estates
Tucson, AZ
Tier 1 for Commercial Litigation
Tier 1 for Corporate Law

About Our Clients

We are proud to serve as legal counsel for many of the top companies in Arizona and throughout the US. Many companies utilize our services in the role of external general counsel, whereby we provide legal counsel and advice on a wide spectrum of business matters, ranging from contracts and employment advice to sophisticated business transactions and litigation.

A partial listing of our clients includes the following companies:
  • AIMCO Properties
  • Allstate Insurance Co.
  • Alphagraphics
  • America Online
  • Arizona Board of Regents
  • Arizona Electric Power Cooperative
  • Big 5 Corp.
  • Bob's Custom Roofing
  • Brinks
  • Brush Ceramic Products
  • Brush Wellman Inc.
  • Capin Car Care Centers
  • Charter Funding
  • CH2MHill Engineers, Inc.
  • Chicanos Por La Causa
  • Chubb Group of Insurance Companies
  • Cintas Corporation
  • Citizens Transport and Storage
  • Compass Bank
  • Cox Communications
  • El Coronado Ranch
  • Electronic Data Systems
  • Evenflo Company, Inc.
  • Factory Mutual Insurance Co.
  • FM Global
  • Fairfield Homes
  • Fresenius Medical Care North America
  • Frontier Towing, Inc.
  • Gates Learjet
  • Goettl Air Conditioning, Inc.
  • Granite Construction Inc.
  • Guarantee Mutual Life
  • Hydro Geo Chem
  • IBM
  • Jack in the Box, Inc.
  • Jim Click Automotive Group
  • La Causa Construction, Inc.
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • MasterPieces Puzzle Company
  • Maxi Switch, Inc.
  • McDonalds Corporation
  • Meyer Tomatoes
  • Mutual of Omaha Norshield Financial Group
  • Perimeter Bicycling Association of America
  • Pima County Fair Horse Racing Commission
  • Pima County Sports & Tourism Authority
  • Pima Federal Credit Union
  • Precision Toyota of Tucson
  • Red Rock Communications
  • Research Corporation Technologies
  • Rincon Roofing Inc.
  • Rio Nuevo Multipurpose Facilities District
  • Rite Way Ventilating Company
  • Safeco Insurance Co.
  • ServiceMaster
  • Southwestern Fair Commission
  • Space Biospheres Venture
  • State of Arizona
  • Title Security Agency of Arizona
  • Tohono O'odham Nation
  • Tucson Electric Power
  • Tucson Industrial Development Authority
  • UBS
  • U.S. Homes
  • United States Olympic Committee
  • University of Arizona
  • University Physicians
  • Valley National Bank
  • Wasatch Properties
  • Zentrix Technologies


    Metro Rankings

    Scottsdale, AZ
    Tier 1 for Real Estate Law
    Tier 3 for Corporate Law
    Tier 3 for Litigation - Trusts and Estates
    Tucson, AZ
    Tier 1 for Commercial Litigation
    Tier 1 for Corporate Law
    Tier 1 for Litigation - Real Estate
    Tier 1 for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
    Tier 1 for Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
    Tier 1 for Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
    Tier 1 for Real Estate Law
    Tier 2 for Appellate Practice
    Tier 2 for Banking and Finance Law
    Tier 2 for Litigation - Labor and Employment
    Tier 2 for Litigation - Securities
    Tier 2 for Mediation
    Tier 3 for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    Tier 3 for Litigation - Banking and Finance

    Practice Areas

    The below are areas of legal specialty volunteered by the firm and do not designate a specialty in which a Best Law Firms ranking is held.
    • Banking and Finance Law
    • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
    • Commercial Finance Law
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Construction Law
    • Copyright Law
    • Education Law
    • Employment Law - Management
    • Gaming Law
    • Health Care Law
    • Immigration Law
    • Litigation - Banking and Finance
    • Litigation - Bankruptcy
    • Litigation - Health Care
    • Litigation - Intellectual Property
    • Litigation - Patent
    • Litigation - Real Estate
    • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
    • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
    • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
    • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
    • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
    • Native American Law
    • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
    • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
    • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
    • Real Estate Law
    • Trade Secrets Law
    • Trademark Law
    • Venture Capital Law

    Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

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    Client Comments

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    Male: 15
    Female: 4
    Hispanic / Latinx: 3
    White / Caucasian: 17
    Of Counsel (but not partners)
    Male: 2
    Hispanic / Latinx: 1
    White / Caucasian: 1
    Male: 5
    Female: 2
    Hispanic / Latinx: 1
    White / Caucasian: 4
    Multi-Racial: 2
    Attorney Management / Department Heads
    Female: 1
    White / Caucasian: 1
    Male: 1
    Female: 5
    White / Caucasian: 6
    Non-Legal Employees
    Male: 2
    Female: 11
    Hispanic / Latinx: 3
    White / Caucasian: 10

    Main Location

    Office Locations

    Scottsdale, AZ
    16427 North Scottsdale Road, Suite 200
    Scottsdale, AZ 85254
    United States
    480-663-9800 Call our Scottsdale, AZ location at 480-663-9800 Get Directions Get directions to our Scottsdale, AZ location

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