RUSING LOPEZ & LIZARDI is a recognized leader in commercial litigation and business counsel. Our attorneys have worked in private practice, taught as law school faculty, and served in general counsel or in-house counsel roles. We are not only legal professionals but are businessmen and businesswomen ourselves. Celebrating over twenty-five years in business, RL&L’s experienced attorneys have been in the legal trenches and have earned a reputable presence within the legal industry.
RL&L was established in 1992 by Stanford Law School classmates Mick Rusing and Pat Lopez. Their combined experience, along with the legal savvy of all the other attorneys who have joined them, has facilitated RL&L’s growth into the recognized leader it is today. The firm remains committed to its core philosophy of maintaining an environment that attracts dynamic clients, talented lawyers, and top-notch legal staff, enabling our firm to effectively and efficiently represent business clients and individuals in a wide range of legal matters. With an unwavering commitment to satisfying the needs of clients, we have been able to repeatedly meet and exceed the firm’s goals regarding premium legal service and our clients’ expectations.
RL&L has become home to some of the Southwest’s most accomplished attorneys. Our attorneys have been named as The Best Lawyers in America© in 15 separate practice areas. Our firm is ranked a Tier 1 Law Firm by Best Lawyers®. For the 11th consecutive year, RL&L attorneys have been recognized as being the top lawyers in Real Estate, Business, Business/Corporate, Business Litigation, and Civil Litigation by the national rating organization, Super Lawyers®. Our attorneys have also received the Preeminent AV Peer Review Rating through Martindale Hubble ®.
Our attorneys practice in a wide range of areas falling under the general categories of Trial Work, Lending & Finance, Real Estate Transactions & Development, Business & Corporate Transactions, Labor & Employment Law, and Intellectual Property Transactions & Prosecution.