Gregory G. Rizio

Gregory G. Rizio

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Riverside, CA

Rizio Lipinsky Law Firm
 | 4193 Flat Rock Dr, Suite 300
Riverside, CA 92505
Phone: 951-781-6500
Fax: 714-547-1245
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2010, 2012 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (10%)
Attorney Profile

Greg Rizio, the Senior Trial Attorney of Rizio Law Firm, specializes in catastrophic personal injury cases and wrongful death matters. He has received numerous “Trial Lawyer of the Year” awards as recognized by his peers, including the coveted 2015 State of California's "Consumer Attorney of the Year" award, the Consumer Attorney of the Inland Empire's "Trial Lawyer of the Year" award, the Orange County Trial Lawyer Associations "Top Gun award", the Western San Bernardino County "Trial Lawyer of the Year" award as well as the Leo Deegan Inns of Court voted him "Most Outstanding Lawyer in Riverside County.” He has also received recognition as a top 5 finalist for the Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles "Trial Lawyer of the Year" Award.

In 2014, he obtained a plaintiff’s jury verdict that was the largest PI verdict in California, the second largest PI verdict nationally and the largest PI verdict in Riverside County history. His “Litigator’s Award” places him in the Top 1% national trial lawyers. He is a National Trial Lawyers Association “TOP 100 Trial Lawyer,” a multi-year Super-Lawyer, has a perfect 10 AVVO rating and is a Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum lifetime member.

He currently serves in attorney leadership organizations including the Inland Empire ABOTA Chapter, the CAOC Executive Council and the CAL-ABOTA Board.

About Gregory Rizio

Admitted: 1991, California

Professional Webpage:


  • Received the Trial Lawyer of the Year for the state of California in 2015 by the Consumer Attorneys of California., Trial Lawyer of the Year, Consumer Attorneys of California, 2015
  • Greg Rizio, Southern California Personal Injury Attorney, from Rizio and Nelson Law Firm has been selected to Super Lawyers for the year 2012 in Orange County, CA., Super Lawyer, Super Lawyer Magazine, 2012

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • A.B.O.T.A. (American Board of Trial Lawyers), Inland Empire, Southern California Chapter
  • 2009 SuperLawyer - Recognition as top 5% attorney in PersonalInjury field for Southern California2008 Consumer Attorneys of the Inland EmpireBoard of Directors1992-Present Riverside County Bar AssociationMember/Arbitrator/Mediator, Handling all aspects of fee disputes in various criminal cases or personal injury matters1994-Present California Public Defenders Association1995-Present Orange County Bar Association/Trial LawyersMember/Arbitrator, Handling all aspects of fee disputes invarious criminal cases1998-Present Los Angeles Trial Attorneys/CAALA2006-Present Italian American Lawyers Association (Orange County)1992-1994 Association of Southern California Defense Council2004 Lincoln Club of CaliforniaMember2006 Republican Party, Local Elected Officials CommitteeDeputy Chairman, Unincorporated Area of Tustin


  • Among other, Mr. Rizio obtained the following outstanding results in 2010: $650,000 (Riverside County, CA) - Baskett vs. Angelina Nails (premise liability) $200,000 (Kings County, CA) - Erickson vs. Vegsund  (Auto) $200,000 (San Bernardino, CA) Bryant vs. Sandoval (Auto) $185,000 (Orange County, CA) - Anderson vs. Moniz (Dog bite) $125,000 (Norwalk, CA) - Arujo vs. Downey Ford (Premise Liability) $100,000 (Pomona, CA) - Palmerin vs. Newman (Auto) [Policy Limit]
  • $57.9 MILLION – Jury verdict awarded to a 25-year-old man who was severely injured in a car accident that occurred on a freeway in Riverside County. The verdict is the highest-ever personal injury award in Riverside County, California and was in the top ten personal injury verdicts in the United States. $9,000,000 Dangerous Condition of Public Property (See Palumbo vs City of San Dimas , Los Angeles Superior Court, Pomona District KC 048130 G), $5,312,878 Class Action Breach of Contract (See Patricia Mason et al vs DOE Insurance Company, Los Angeles Superior Court, Central BC233229)$1,750,000 Negligence (See Nakamura vs Aguirre, Orange County Superior Court, 05CC5448)$1,200,000 Employment (Harassment) (Confidential Settlement - Orange County) $1,100,000 Wrongful Death (Premise Liability) (See Jones vs. DelPietro, Los Angeles Superior Court, Central BC 318466)$1,030,000 Wrongful Death (auto) (See Flores vs Mullen, Orange County Superior Court, 04CC10247)$1,000,000 Sexual Assault (See Jane Doe vs John Doe, Orange County Superior Court, 05CC08080)$ 825,000 Premise Liability (See Ramirez vs. Petrovich, Orange County Superior Court, 07CC00098)$ 700,000 Product Liability (Confidential Settlement - Orange County)$ 675,000 Negligence (auto) (UIM - Pottier vs Kemper Insurance)$ 600,000 Negligence (auto) (See Ferry vs Johnson, Riverside Superior Court, RIC 367816) $ 590,000 Wrongful death of Unborn Child (auto) (See Shafer vs Earnhart, Riverside Superior Court, RIC 400570)$ 500,000 Wrongful Death (auto) (See Jane Doe vs. Jane Roe San Luis Obisbo County)$ 335,000 Premise Liability (See Kim vs Hahm, Los Angeles Superior Court, Pomona KC 049617 O)$ 300,000 Premise Liability (See Kilmer vs Norbert, Riverside Superior Court RIP 091793)$ 300,000 Products Liability (See Jane Doe vs. Smart Levels Mailing, Orange County Superior Court, 04CC05330)$ 295,000 Dog Bite (See Beshara vs John Doe, Riverside Superior Court)$ 275,000 Dog Bite (See Scott vs Andrade, Orange County Superior Court, A232859)$ 260,000 Automobile (UIM) (See Morrocco vs State Farm Insurance Co - Orange County)$ 225,386 Automobile (See Morley vs. ACE USA, San Diego County Superior Court, Vista, G1N010276$ 200,000 Wrongful Death (Civil Rights) (See Wells vs. Riverside County, Riverside Superior Court RIC 339 416)$ 125,000 Dog Bite (See Cluff vs. Bahner, Riverside Superior Court, RIC 363260)$ 101,000 Dog Bite (Policy Limit) (See Burke vs. McGowanRiverside Superior Court, RIC389824)


  • Greg Rizio, Southern California Personal Injury Attorney, offers help to those needing guidance and legal counsel., Greg Rizio Introduction, 2011

Educational Background:

  • 1984-1988 Point Loma College B.A., San Diego, CA  1987 Georgetown University DiplomaInstitute of Political & Economic, Washington, D.C., 1988-1991 California Western School of Law J.D.San Diego, CA.,2009   Pepperdine University School of Law Certificate Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Malibu
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Office Location for Gregory G. Rizio

4193 Flat Rock Dr
Suite 300
Riverside, CA 92505

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Last Updated: 10/29/2019

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