Keith W. Rizzardi
Assistant Professor of Law
BA, University of Virginia (1991)
JD, University of Florida (1994)
MPA, Florida Atlantic University (1998)
Keith W. Rizzardi earned board certification from The Florida Bar in State & Federal Administrative Practice, serves as chair of the U.S. Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee, and twice chaired The Florida Bar Government Lawyer Section. An experienced litigator, he has appeared before the Florida Supreme Court and in Federal district and circuit courts from coast to coast. A former U.S. Department of Justice trial attorney in the Environmental and Natural Resources Division, Mr. Rizzardi also spent 11 years working on the Everglades restoration at the South Florida Water Management District, including nearly four years as a managing attorney. He created and maintains ESAblawg.com, an award-winning law blog discussing the Endangered Species Act, and he has published numerous articles in The Florida Bar Journal and the law reviews of Florida law schools. His areas of scholarship include administrative law, environmental law and the professionalism movement.