Blythe E. Lovinger is a Shareholder in the New York office of Vedder Price and a member of the firm’s Labor and Employment practice group.
Ms. Lovinger focuses her practice on employment litigation before federal and state courts, administrative agencies and arbitration panels. She has defended employers and senior executives against claims of discrimination, harassment and retaliation as well as actions brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the New York Labor Law and the Family and Medical Leave Act. Ms. Lovinger has extensive experience prosecuting and defending cases involving trade secrets, restrictive covenants, unfair competition and related business tort claims.
Ms. Lovinger advises clients on a wide range of employment issues, including disciplinary actions and terminations; employment, consulting and separation agreements; employment policies and practices; reductions-in-force; wage and hour auditing; investigations of alleged harassment and other employee misconduct; and litigation avoidance. Ms. Lovinger conducts numerous anti-harassment and other specialized training programs for clients.
She is a member of the Labor and Employment Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association.
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 2009
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1996
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1996
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1996
New Jersey, 1995
New York, 1996
Member, Labor and Employment Law Committee, New York City Bar Association