Just a reminder … as we noted previously, the government has issued a new I-9 Form and, as of today, it must be used by all employers. The newest I-9, which was released on July 17, 2017, became mandatory on September 18, 2017. The new form is available from the USCIS website. Most of the […]
On September 7, 2017, a data breach considered one of the worst in cybersecurity history, occurred when Equifax, one of the three major consumer credit reporting agencies, reported that hackers had gained access to the confidential information of 143,000,000 people, including social security numbers and dates of birth. This was not a hack of a […]
I recently reported on the Third Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision in In re Lansaw, in which the Court upheld the imposition of sanctions, including the award of emotional distress damages, for violations of the automatic stay. I suggested that creditors be guided accordingly. Despite the clear signals from the Courts, stay violations continue and the […]
Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba is pleased to announce that Christopher M. McLean has joined the Firm as an attorney in the Real Estate, Land Use & Development and Corporate, Business & Banking practice areas. “Chris has been involved in both real estate and corporate law for 15 years. He is a known commodity in […]
Few things in life are certain. Death. Taxes. Chapter 13 plan payments must be completed within 5 years. But wait – the Third Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that a Chapter 13 Debtor can receive a discharge, even if the final plan payment is made after 60 months. In a case of first impression […]
If you’ve shopped at an outside mall, ridden a roller coaster, gone to the hospital, talked on your cell phone, attended a hockey game or eaten at a high-end restaurant in the Lehigh Valley, chances are we had a part in its development. For nearly 30 years, we have provided legal services to businesses and individuals while helping establish the business landscape of the Lehigh Valley.
"In my book, Mr. Bubba and his colleagues at Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba rank nationally in expertise in the healthcare arena."
"Working with Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba for the past two years on a significant industrial project, I have been impressed with not only their legal acumen, but their ability to provide us (a NY/NJ company) access to the key stakeholders and local and state governmental officials in the Lehigh Valley."
"Not only is Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba a professional legal practice, it is an organization that places importance on the people factor. That extra “personal touch” is one of the reasons we have retained their services for almost 20 years. "
"We received stellar counsel from the FLB team on our healthcare startup. With our business model likely being the first of its kind – FLB navigated Medicare compliance with ease and enthusiasm."
"In addition to the traditional legal services that have been provided, Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba has been very progressive and forward thinking in the area of risk management and protecting the assets of our corporation. Without hesitation, we would recommend them to any organization."