Vedder Price

Blythe E. Lovinger


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.

Ms. Lovinger plays a significant role in supporting women’s initiatives. She serves as the New York Co-Chair for Vedder’s women’s affinity group, “Women at Vedder Empowering Success” (WAVES).  She also serves on the Steering Committee of the Association of Corporate Counsel-NYC Women's Group and on the New York Board of Directors for the Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law.

She is a former member of the Labor and Employment Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association. In 2017, Ms. Lovinger was recommended by The Legal 500 United States for the Labor and Employment Disputes (including collective actions) category. She has also been selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in 2018 and 2019 and is included in New York Super Lawyers in 2018.

Blythe E. Lovinger



  • George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1995
  • Cornell University, B.S., 1992

Blythe E. Lovinger


Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1995
  • New York, 1996

Court Admissions

  • 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


  • Co-chair, Women at Vedder Empowering Success (WAVES)
  • Steering Committee, NYC-Women’s Group, Association of Corporate Counsel
  • New York Board of Directors, Coalition of Women's Initiatives in Law
  • Former Member, Labor and Employment Law Committee, New York City Bar Association