Rina Rai / Partner

Rina Rai was born in Birmingham, England and was raised in central California. She attended the University of California at Riverside where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies in 1993 as a Dean’s List Recipient. Ms. Rai attended Pepperdine University School of Law where she obtained her Juris Doctor degree in 1996. While attending Pepperdine, she also obtained a certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution from the nationally recognized program at Pepperdine University School of Law where she sharpened her skills in the areas of mediation, arbitration, and negotiation. Ms. Rai is admitted to practice in Arizona and California and is experienced in the areas of construction defect, insurance defense, and civil litigation.

Over the past 18 years, Ms. Rai has devoted a significant portion of her practice in the areas of construction defect litigation and general liability in both California and Arizona. Ms. Rai has represented hundreds of contractors in complex litigation cases and has successfully taken cases to trial and negotiated settlements and dismissals for many of her clients. Ms. Rai is a member of the, California State Bar, Idaho State Bar, the State Bar of Arizona, the Maricopa County Bar Association, the Arizona Association of Defense Counsel, and the Construction Section of the Arizona State Bar. She is the past chair of Arizona State Bar’s Construction Section and also co-authored The Arizona Construction Law Manual, published by the State Bar of Arizona. Ms. Rai continues to publish and speak on issues related to general liability and construction claims.

Rina Rai