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Jon G. Lycett

Jon G. Lycett

Senior Counsel

Jon Lycett is Senior Counsel at Paladin Law Group.  Since 2000, Mr. Lycett has worked in complex, multi-party environmental and business litigation, representing clients in both state and federal courts.  His experience includes cases involving toxic torts, hazardous substance remediation (defense, enforcement, and cost recovery), and land use.  He also has experience with water rights, water pollution (including storm water pollution prevention), and inverse condemnation.  As part of his practice, Mr. Lycett helps clients secure and maximize their insurance assets.

Practice Areas

Environmental, Litigation, Brownfields Redevelopment, Land Use, and Insurance Coverage and Policy Enforcement


University of California, Hasting College of the Law – J.D., 2000
Executive Editor, West Northwest Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, 1999-2000

San Francisco State University – B.S., Biology; Minor, Philosophy, 1993

Professional and Community Involvement

State Bar of California, Environmental Law Section, Member
San Diego Bar Association, Member
Orange County Bar Association, Member
City of San Marcos, General Plan Advisory Committee
San Diego Environmental Professionals, Member
American Youth Soccer Association (AYSO), Regional Referee

Bar Admissions

State Bar of California, 2000
United States District Courts, Northern, Eastern and Central Districts
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit


Landgate Inc. v. California Coastal Commission: Why Temporary Takings Law is
“Screwed Up,”

Regulatory Takings: Local Land Use Decisions May Be Subject to Jury Review and Damages for Temporary Taking, 1999 CAL. REAL ESTATE RPTR. 281 (August)

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