Rita Maguire developed her extensive knowledge of Arizona water law and land use planning over three decades of legal representation and public policy development.  She served as Director of the Arizona Department of Water Resources for more than eight years. Her work at ADWR resulted in the design, development, and implementation of several landmark state and federal water management programs that remain in effect today.  

Rita’s broad skill sets ensure that each client receives comprehensive and innovative solutions. She is dedicated to providing her clients with high quality service designed to meet the challenges of today’s rapidly changing legal and regulatory environments. She has received an AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating an attorney can achieve.

Located in central Phoenix, Rita enjoys long-standing, productive working relationships with elected and appointed government officials across Arizona, at the national level, and throughout the West.