Patricio P. "Pat" Lopez III

Patricio P. "Pat" Lopez III

Rusing Lopez & Lizardi, P.L.L.C.

Recognized since 2006

Tucson, Arizona

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law

Corporate Law

Real Estate Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Real Estate Law
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Attorney Pat Lopez heads the firm’s transactions practice, which encompasses the wide array of legal services frequently called on by our business clients. He has over 30 years of experience in counseling and assisting businesses, entrepreneurs, and developers to help them reach their goals, solve their problems, and implement their business plans. Creativity, commitment, caring, knowledge, and enthusiasm best described his passion for the practice of law and his concern for his clients. These characteristics are no doubt some of the reasons for his recognition by his peers as an “AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated” attorney in the Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Ratings Process, as well as his selection by Best Lawyers in America and Southwest Superlawyers.

  • 6363 North Swan Road, Suite 151
    Tucson, AZ 85718
  • The University of Arizona, BA, graduated 1978
Bar Admissions
  • Arizona, State Bar of Arizona
  • Board of Directors and Advisory Board, Sporting Chance - Member
  • Board of Directors of CTSO Scholarship Foundation - Member
  • Board of directors of Our Faith Our Hope Our Future Charitable Foundation - Member
  • Chicanos por la Causa - Board of Directors, Member
  • Diocese of Tucson School Board - Past President
  • NAMWOLF - National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms - Member Firm
  • Perimeter Bicycling Association, a non-profit charitable organization and sponsor of "El Tour de Tucson" - Advisor and Member
  • Pima County Bar Assoiciation - Member
  • School Board Salpointe Catholic High School - Member
  • The First Tee, Tucson - Board Member
  • Arizona Land and Water Trust - Board member

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Real Estate Law
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Corporate Law, Tucson (2019)
  • Real Estate Law, Tucson (2017)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • 2010 Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Business Man of the Year
  • Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law
  • Southwest Super Lawyers, Real Estate Law, One of Top 50 Lawyers in Arizona in Inaugural Edition
  • AV Peer Review Rated (Highest Available Rating) by Martindale Hubble Legal Directory
  • Chamber’s List of Leading American Lawyers
  • Red Book, Recognized Bond Counsel
  • Recipient of Award of Merit from the Arizona Minority Bar Association, 1992
  • Recipient of Professional Service Award from the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, 1988
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Land Use and Zoning Law

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