Attorney Edward Moomjian II joined the Rusing Lopez & Lizardi law firm, bringing expertise in complex commercial litigation, prosecuting and defending class actions, employment law and legal malpractice litigation.

He is a contributing author to the fourth edition of Newberg on Class Actions, the leading class-action treatise, the law firm said in a news release.

Before becoming a lawyer, Moomjian worked as a mechanical engineer in the aerospace and electronic medical device industries.

He received a mechanical engineering degree from Arizona State University and a law degree from the University of Arizona College of Law, serving on its Law Review. He was a law clerk to Judge Thomas C. Kleinschmidt of the Arizona Court of Appeals.

Moomjian practiced most recently with the Udall Law Firm in Tucson, and is rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell, its highest rating.