Joseph A. Fitzpatrick, Jr. is a founding member and shareholder of the Firm and is recognized as one of Eastern Pennsylvania’s premier land use and development attorneys. In addition to land use and development, Mr. Fitzpatrick’s practice includes real estate, zoning and subdivision, commercial transactions, and general business representation. He has led clients’ development teams in advancing major commercial, industrial and residential projects including large regional corporate centers, office parks, retail and lifestyle centers, delivery and fulfillment operations, quarry and materials facilities, manufacturing communications installations and warehousing and distribution centers. Mr. Fitzpatrick handles the permitting and development of single family home subdivisions, condominiums, and multifamily housing. He represents private interests regarding claims, negotiations and entitlements matters with governmental agencies at the federal, state and local levels, and actively represents land owners in eminent domain situations.
Mr. Fitzpatrick serves on the Board of Directors for Team Pennsylvania Foundation, a bipartisan, public-private sector organization, co-chaired by the Governor, which endeavors to enhance economic development, technology and manufacturing opportunities, and job creation in Pennsylvania. He is Vice Chairman of the Board of Sacred Heart Healthcare Systems in Allentown, and is a Trustee of the philanthropic Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Foundation. His professional experience and leadership on major project teams has created a strong network of relationships, enhancing the ability of Mr. Fitzpatrick and the Firm to deal successfully with governmental and municipal bodies, elected and appointed officials, business leaders and real estate and development professionals.
Significant Case Decisions
With the evolution of technology and video surveillance equipment becoming both less expensive and more concealable, the use of these devices in personal care and assisted living facilities has become more prevalent. Whether they are installed by the facility to monitor patient safety and employee conduct or set up by residents and their families to […]
Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C., is pleased to announce that Thomas J. Schlegel, a shareholder at the Firm, has been named to Lehigh Valley Business’ “Forty under 40” list. The awards program recognizes and celebrates 40 of the Greater Lehigh Valley’s most accomplished businesspeople under the age of 40. An independent panel of judges reviews “Forty Under […]
We recently inherited my daughter’s cat, Luna, after she graduated from college. I’ve since learned that one thing that cats do is stand on you as you’re watching TV. Now I can relate to the Amazon commercial with the guy lying in bed and the cat standing on his chest when he says, “Alexa, call […]