John Cycon is a Partner at Holtzman Vogel who focuses his practice on commercial litigation, regulatory and internal investigations, constitutional law, and white-collar defense. He represents companies, boards of directors, and individuals in high-stakes enforcement and litigation, and he is adept at navigating clients through complex discovery. 

Although John has succeeded in cases throughout various federal and state courts, clients appreciate his ability to resolve issues before they become public. Whether it’s an enforcement inquiry with front-page implications or a third-party subpoena involving sensitive information, he consistently finds ways to help clients conclude the matter efficiently and amicably. John also regularly advises clients on their policies, procedures, and compliance programs.

Prior to joining the firm, John was an attorney at a large firm in New York and the District of Columbia, where he worked on investigations and litigation involving complex financial transactions. In law school, he clerked at the U.S. Attorney’s office for over two years and worked at a national health policy think tank. Before that, John was New York City Teaching Fellow, where he taught special education students in a high needs school.

Clerkship/Government Experience

  • Judicial Law Clerk, United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Iowa
  • University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., with distinction
    • Iowa Law Review, Contributing Editor
    • Boyd Service Awards Honors
    • National Health Law and Policy Center, Research Assistant
  • Mercy College, M.S., Urban Education
  • University of Notre Dame, B.A., Program of Liberal Studies
  • The Florida Bar
  • New York Bar
  • Virginia Bar
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals (First Circuit, Second Circuit, Eleventh Circuit)
  • U.S. District Court (Middle District of Florida, Northern District of Florida, Southern District of Florida, Eastern District of New York, Southern District of New York)