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Elizabeth S. Fitch is a founding member of Righi Fitch Law Group. She is a trial lawyer with 28 years of civil defense experience and has the AV Preminent Peer Rating by Martindale Hubbel.  Beth has defended numerous multi-million dollar cases ranging from catastrophic insjures to construction defect.  She has successfully handled the entire gamut of complex tort cases ranging from construction mishaps to defamation to sexual harassment.  Beth is a third generation Arizonan and comes from a long line of entrepreneurs.  As a result she understands business needs of clients and applies entrepreneurial principles to her law practice. 


Practice areas


  1. Insurance: 45%
    30 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Construction: 45%
    20 years, 100 cases
  3. Personal Injury: 10%
    30 years, 100 cases

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Righi Fitch Law Group

2111 E. Highland, Suite B440
Phoenix, AZ, 85016


AZActive 198507/02/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Arizona's Finest LawyersArizona's Finest Lawyers2014
Super LawyerThomson Reuters2014
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2014
The Valley's Top LawyerNorth Phoenix Valley Magainze2014
Super LawyerThomson Reuters2013
The Valley's Top Construction LawyerNorth Valley Magazine2012
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerRighi Law Group2009 - 2014
Senior LitigationTurley Swan Childers Righi & Torrens1988 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
International Association of Defense CounselMember2014 - Present
Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, CLE Committeemember2014 - Present
Ladder DownFounding Member2013 - Present
Claims Litigation ManagementConstruction Claims College Executive Committee Member2013 - Present
Arizona Women's Leadership ForumBoard Member2011 - Present
Arizona Association of Defense CounselPast President1990 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Conant v. Whitney, 947 P2. 864Defense verdict for rancher
Monthoffer v. Allen, 943 P2d 3defense verdict for attorney
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Publication nameTitleDate
Common DefenseLaw Firms Beware! Data Privacy Laws and Best Practices2014
Defense Research Institute (DRI)Rainmaking Essentials: A Candid Conversation with Industry Decision Makers and Successful Rainmakers2013
Arizona Tort Law HandbookConstruction Defect Chapter2013
Greater Phoenix Public Accuontant MagazineBusiness Risk Transfer Fundamentals in Uncertain Economic Times2012
DRI: The Voice of the Defense BarWomen Leaders in the Law: An Intergenerational Perspective on Long-Term Legal Careers and the Importance of Mentoring2012
Arizona State Bar Construction Law NewsletterWill Implied Warranties Extend to Foreclosure & Investment Residence?2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
West Coast CasualtyMulti-Jurisdictional Review of Consent Judgments and Bad Faith Set-Up Cases2014
Themis Annual MeetingConsent Judgments2014
Claims Litigation Management Annual MeetingSteppinig Into Your Professional Success2014
Defense Research Institute Diversity Conference"Career Development Resources for Diverse Attorneys"2013
West Coast CasualtyMediation Trends2012
Minimizing Engineering Liability ExposureAdopting Strategies to Minimize Liablity Exposure2012
Homebuilders Association of Central ArizonaBreaking Bad Habits: Avoiding the Pitfalls of the Last Building Boom2012
CLE by the SeaConstruction Defect2011
State Bar of Arizona ConventionLegal and Practical Considerations for Board Service and Recent Developments in Non-Profit Governance2009