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Matthew J. Blit new york attorney

Matthew J. Blit


An Award-Winning New York City Employment Lawyer

Matthew Blit is one of the nation’s most sought-after Employment Discrimination and Entertainment lawyers. He is well known for his representation of celebrities, professional athletes, politicians and individuals in high profile cases. Matthew has also successfully taken on fortune 500 companies, leading banks of the world, insurance companies, politicians, celebrities, movie stars, and professional athletes. He is a proven trial lawyer that has secured multi-million-dollar verdicts and multi-million-dollar settlements.

What separates Matthew from the rest is his personal interaction and counseling with each and every one of his clients. He takes the time to understand how their situation is affecting their life and livelihood and develops the best course of action to right the wrong that has occurred.

Examples of cases that Matthew has been involved in can easily be found by clicking on the website IN THE NEWS LINK or by simply typing his name into a google search, or searching his name through various newspapers and television stations across the nation including but not limited to the New York Post, New York Daily News, Daily Mail and The New York Times.

Although Matthew will be the first to tell you that his best cases are the ones no one has heard of because they were resolved amicably and confidentially, notable public cases Matthew has been involved with include, Mariah Carey, James Franco, Lenny Dykstra, Eddy Curry, Frank Miller, Clive Davis, Ron Darling, and many others.

When you are up against a powerful company or people with high paid lawyers on their side, you need the high-profile law firm of Levine & Blit on your side.

Awards & Recognition

His success has been recognized by Super Lawyers and is featured in a video on the Super Lawyers website. Additionally, Matthew has been recognized by various legal organizations including but not limited to The Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum for the verdict he secured in Bartley v. The City of New York*; Top 40 Under 40 Labor & Employment Lawyers in the State of New York by the American Society of Legal Advocates*; and recognized by The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers*.

The New York Post has labeled Matthew as a “high powered attorney;” he was profiled by the New York Daily News, and he is often quoted by Forbes and various other magazines on employment law issues.

Regardless of the situation, Mr. Blit is dedicated to helping employees that were wrongfully terminated fight back and get the justice they deserve. Whether it is helping you keep your present job, negotiating a severance agreement, or taking your case to trial, Mr. Blit is the only attorney you want on your side.

Areas of Practice

Focused on his strengths, Mr. Blit works primarily with cases involving:


  • St. John’s University, B.A (1997)
  • St. John’s University School of Law, J.D. (2000)

Admitted to Practice

  • State Court of New York
  • State Court of Pennsylvania
  • US District Court – Southern District of New York
  • US District Court – Eastern District of New York
  • US District Court – Western District of New York
  • US District Court – Northern District of New York
  • United States District Court of Illinois
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

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