Ivie Guobadia represents employers in all aspects of employment litigation, including matters involving race, age, sex and disability discrimination and retaliation.

She has successfully represented clients in a variety of different forums, including:

  • Federal, state and city courts
  • The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
  • The New York State Division of Human Rights
  • The New York City Commission on Human Rights

Her practice focuses on representing and counseling employers in all aspects of employment discrimination litigation as well as emerging issues in Title IX compliance and litigation. She drafts personnel policies and handbooks, and counsels employers on compliance with federal, state and city employment laws. In addition, she handles traditional labor arbitrations and grievances, as well as conducts internal workplace investigations and manager/employee trainings.

Professional & Community Affiliations


American Bar Association


Board of Directors and Chair of Legislative Committee 2013-2014

Association of Black Women Attorneys


Legal Outreach

Speaking Engagements

Panel Discussion on Gender Equity and Professionalism within the Law

St. John’s University

October 29, 2018


  • J.D., Emory University School of Law, 2012
  • B.A., The George Washington University, 2009

Bar Admission

New York


  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York