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Diana P. Lytel

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225 E Carrillo St Ste 203
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 963-8100
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Diana Lytel focuses her practice on business, insurance and commercial litigation, with an emphasis in retail, premises liability, commercial transportation and general liability matters. She has aggressively defended a wide variety of high profile clients, including Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, and insurance companies, along with small businesses and individuals in complex commercial and tort litigation.

Ms. Lytel has adeptly managed hundreds of favorable outcomes for clients in trial, mediation and arbitration. Diana's past experience includes senior level litigation roles with AV rated Snyder Law and Slaughter Reagan, recognized as Super Lawyers®, Best Lawyers in America and also AV rated. She received her B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles where she also minored in Anthropology. Ms. Lytel received her J.D. from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, in 2006. Admitted to practice in the State of California, Ms. Lytel has experience in both federal and state courts.

2020 & 2021 Super Lawyers®
2015 - 2019 Super Lawyers® Rising Star | Southern California
A-V® Rated | Highest Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell®
2015 & 2016 Top Women Attorneys | Southern California
President | Association of Southern California Defense Counsel (ASCDC)
Former Co-Chair of General/Premises Liability Committee | ASCDC
Former Co-Chair of Diversity Committee | ASCDC
Membership Guide Committee Member | DRI-Civil Litigation Defense Organization
Advisory Committee
Former Member | Santa Barbara Women Lawyers Foundation
DRI | Civil Litigation Defense Organization
American Bar Association
Santa Barbara County Bar Association
Santa Barbara Barristers
Santa Barbara Women's Lawyers
Latina Lawyers Bar Association
Ventura County Bar Association
Ventura County Trial Lawyers Association
Los Angeles County Bar Association
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super lawyers® | a-v® rated | top women attorneys

lowthorp richards represents insurance companies, business entities and individuals in general litigation. relying on innovative strategies and demonstrated litigation skills, our attorneys confidently handle a diverse practice of legal disputes involving premises liability, personal injury, commercial transportation, commercial real estate, construction defects, toxic tort, criminal defense and general business defense. we work strategically and creatively as one team to leverage individual strengths where they will have the greatest impact.

centrally based in california, our law offices serve the large majority of regions in the state with experienced attorneys and dedicated staff. prompt, accurate evaluation of legal questions and disputes is the hallmark of our practice. communication is also a cornerstone of our practice and we take every effort to share any important developments in the case with our clients. we are cost conscious and results-driven, providing clients with phase-based budget forecasts and periodic updates that evaluate the cost-benefit trade off between all potential outcomes such as mediation, arbitration, outright settlement or trial.

while we resolve all types of legal issues, it's the challenging cases we thrive on. we pride ourselves on being trial attorneys, not just litigation attorneys. successful attorney-client relationships do not happen by chance. they are a result of hard work, trust and excellence. the firm's scope of litigation services is coordinated across clients, industries and issues for the following practice areas:

- general litigation
- retail & premises liability
- commercial transportation
- personal injury
- criminal defense
- toxic tort
- business
- construction/underground utilities
- real estate

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Practice Areas
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
General Litigation
Governmental Liability
Personal Injury Litigation
Products Liability
Professional Liability
Public Utility
Trial Tactics
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