Lloyd Pilchen is a Partner with Olivarez Madruga Lemieux O’Neill. His practice includes municipal, land use, water, and environmental law. Mr. Pilchen advises city councils, planning commissions, water districts, and school districts on environmental regulation, government ethics, open meetings, and planning and zoning laws, and he litigates real property, code enforcement, personal injury, employment, public works construction, and eminent domain cases.
In writ of mandate litigation, as lead attorney, Mr. Pilchen prevailed on behalf of a school district petitioner against the County of Los Angeles in an election law dispute, and successfully defended a city against a national news organization’s lawsuit under the Public Records Act.
Mr. Pilchen has taught environmental law and subdivision law and speaks on real property topics to law schools, public agencies, California Map Society, and bar associations. As a licensed land surveyor, his expertise includes subdivisions, boundaries, easements, title issues, and construction.