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
Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba represents Retina Associates of Greater Philadelphia and its two physician/owners in a suit against Mid-Atlantic Retina and its physician/owners in a dispute relating to a limited liability company (“LLC”) through which the physicians provided retina services at Wills Eye Hospital. The suit contends that the defendants breached a fiduciary owed to […]
At the recent Manufacturers Resource Center cybersecurity event. Timothy C. Charlesworth and Kenneth R. Charette advised local manufacturers about the steps to take following a data breach, including the development of response plans. According to the Breach Level Index, more than 5 millions records a day are lost or stolen, and once a breach is discovered, […]
PA Law’s Annual Report on the Legal Profession identified Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C. (FLB) as one of the 100 Largest Firms in Pennsylvania. FLB was also ranked #14 statewide for its percentage of female attorneys. “The firm has had a long-standing commitment to the development and advancement of women,” said Joseph A. Bubba, co-managing […]