Jonathan R. Rizzardi

Senior Counsel


Jonathan Rizzardi joined Long & Levit in 2011 after practicing with a large, national firm for several years. His practice focuses on the counseling and defense of real estate professionals, judges and lawyers, and design professionals. He has also handled a wide variety of commercial litigation matters and frequently advises clients regarding business formation, risk exposure, insurance, and litigation avoidance.

Jonathan is licensed to practice in California and Arizona and has trial and appellate experience in California State and Federal Courts, as well as binding arbitration. He has been recognized as a “Northern California Super Lawyer Rising Star” in the area of professional liability. Jonathan graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of San Francisco and obtained his law degree from the Moritz College of Law at Ohio State University. At Moritz he was a Distinguished Merit Scholar and Managing Editor of the Journal on Dispute Resolution.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation

  • Design Professionals Defense & Counseling

  • Employment

  • Lawyers & Judges Defense Group

  • Other Professional Liability

Areas of Expertise

  • Defense of Attorneys

  • Defense of Design Professionals

  • Defense of Real Estate and Insurance Professionals


  • University of San Francisco 

  • Ohio State University