The Lovitz Law Firm brings together a team of legal experts with expertise in employment law.
Kevin I. Lovitz, Shareholder
Kevin Lovitz’ trademark is his aggressive, results-oriented approach to representing clients. From sexual harassment, to race discrimination, to wrongful discharge, Mr. Lovitz has litigated and successfully settled hundreds of employment claims in his career.
He has litigated claims under federal and state discrimination laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act.
In addition, Mr. Lovitz has handled breach of contract claims, claims for defamation of character, and has successfully negotiated hundreds of severance packages for his clients.
In 1990, Mr. Lovitz graduated from the University of Delaware Phi Beta Kappa where he received his Bachelor’s Degree cum laude. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from Temple University School of Law in 1993. Mr. Lovitz is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.
The Legal Intelligencer has honored Mr. Lovitz with a “Lawyer on the Fast Track” award and he has also been recognized repeatedly as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer “Rising Star”. In addition, Mr. Lovitz has been a member of the Philadelphia Bar Association, and the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association. He also previously served on the Board of Directors of the Epilepsy Foundation of Eastern Pennsylvania.
Mr. Lovitz has lectured on various employment-related topics for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and has authored numerous articles about employment law, including: “3rd Circuit Rejects Heightened Test in Reverse Discrimination Lawsuit” (The Legal Intelligencer, January 19, 2000); “3rd Circuit Adopts Standards in Retirees’ Age-Bias Claim” (The Legal Intelligencer, December 2000); “Alternate Theory of Relief Under FML Addresses by Court” (The Legal Intelligencer, December 2001); “Court Decision Protects Users of Epilepsy Meds in the Workplace”, (Epilepsy USA, March/April 2000); “Congress to Weigh Title VII Protection for Sexual Orientation”, (The Legal Intelligencer, August 28, 2002); “Oral Notice of Right to Sue Declared Valid by Third Circuit”, (The Legal Intelligencer, September 10, 2003); “For It’s One, Two, Three “Checks” You're Out…”, (Philadelphia Lawyer Magazine, Spring 2005, Cover Story).
In addition, Mr. Lovitz has appeared on television numerous times, including Law Journal TV and American Law Journal (CN8).
Joshua Ganz has substantial experience representing clients on a full range of labor and employment issues including the National Labor Relations Act, the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, state civil rights and anti-discrimination laws and the Family and Medical Leave Act. Mr. Ganz is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and before the U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. District Court District of New Jersey. Joshua Ganz earned his B.A. degree from Penn State University in Labor and Industrial Relations in 1997. He then continued his study of employment law at the University of Pittsburgh from which he earned his. J.D. degree in 2000. Mr. Ganz is of Counsel to The Lovitz Law Firm.
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