Cat Rizzoni is an associate in the San Francisco office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm's Litigation & Trial Department. She represents clients across a variety of industries in both complex commercial litigation and white collar defense and investigations matters.
Ms. Rizzoni represents public and private technology, life sciences, and automotive companies in civil complex commercial and class action litigation. She has experience taking and defending depositions, preparing witnesses to testify, leading dispositive motion drafting, and managing discovery.
Ms. Rizzoni also represents clients, including corporations, individuals, and boards of directors, in high-stakes internal and government investigations initiated by federal and state enforcement agencies. These investigations have covered a broad range of issues including potential violations of federal healthcare and anticorruption law, as well as corporate culture-related issues.
Ms. Rizzoni maintains an active pro bono practice, representing clients in civil rights litigation and asylum proceedings.
Ms. Rizzoni earned her JD from the University of Virginia, where she served as senior articles editor of the Virginia Law & Business Review and a Dillard teaching fellow for Legal Research & Writing. She also served as a judicial extern to Chief Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero of the Northern District of California.