Lizzi defends personal injury and property damage claims arising out of automotive and trucking accidents, business premises, environmental accidents, products liability, food contamination, insurance, and general liability. She has represented major pharmaceutical clients in all phases of the litigation process, including discovery, motion practice, expert workup, and trial preparation. She has experience in single-plaintiff, multi-plaintiff, and mass consolidated litigation.


Successfully defended truck driver in automobile collision trial resulting in a finding of no liability

Removal of matters from state court to federal court based on diversity and federal question jurisdiction

Identifying, retaining, and coordinating experts in litigation-relevant subjects for mass-tort litigation as well as individual lawsuits

Preparation of witness kits for potential 30(b)(6) corporate deponents for major medical device manufacturer in national mass consolidated products liability action

Depositions of plaintiffs, experts, and fact witnesses

Briefing and arguing dispositive motions in dozens of cases on a variety of grounds

Involvement in mock jury exercises

Facilitated settlement negotiations and agreements, including the use of alternative dispute resolution

Argued motions in state and federal district courts

Taken depositions of doctors, plaintiffs, and fact witnesses

Honors & Affiliations

Honors & Recognitions

Louisiana Super Lawyers, Rising Star

Pro Bono Project Distinguished service award for over 100 hours of volunteered legal services

Loyola Maritime Law Journal

William L Crowe Scholar

Civic Affiliations

  • Young Leadership Council
  • Pro Bono Project, 2010 Justice For All Ball Committee

Professional Affiliations

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association, New Orleans Chapter, Young Lawyers Division Board Member (2012-2018) , Vice-Chair Membership (2016-2017), CLE Committee (2017-2018)
  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Thomas More Loyola Law School American Inn of Court: Saints Pizza Party for Covenant House, Chair


Publications & Presentations

Publications and Presentations


  • Louisiana state courts
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana


J.D., Loyola University College of Law (2009)

B.A., Loyola University New Orleans (2005)

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