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.
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Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba is pleased to announce that Joseph A. Bubba, co-managing shareholder, and chair of the Firm’s Healthcare group, will be presenting at Lehigh Valley Business’s “90 Ideas in 90 Minutes” event. It will be held at DeSales University on June 14, from 8:00 to 10:00 AM. Mr. Bubba is a frequent speaker […]
If you are a trader of Bitcoin or use “virtual currencies” as payment, the Internal Revenue Service wants you to know that you are not immune to the bite of the income tax. The IRS has published a Notice providing guidance to owners of virtual currencies about their potential tax liabilities. For federal tax purposes, […]
Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C. is pleased to announce that Gretchen L. Geisser Petersen, attorney in the Firm’s Litigation & Trial Practice, has joined the Board of Directors of the Southern Lehigh Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Geisser Petersen looks forward to supporting and guiding the Chamber’s mission to provide services and opportunities for business owners […]