Timothy D. Charlesworth


Contact Timothy D. Charlesworth

NOTICE: Contacting any of the attorneys at Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba by e-mail or other means does not create an attorney-client relationship. Therefore, you should not send confidential information through this form or by e-mail. Unless and until you speak with one of our attorneys and an attorney-client relationship is formally established by that attorney's agreement to represent you, you should not send us confidential information. If you are not currently a client of Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C., your e-mail is not considered confidential.

Timothy D. Charlesworth is a shareholder and attorney in the Firm’s Corporate, Business and Banking group. Mr. Charlesworth’s practice includes international trade law, including distribution & agency relationships, technology licensing, business and commercial law. He frequently speaks about subjects related to International Trade Law, including presentations to the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s ‘Business Lawyer’s Institute.’


  • American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., 1985
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1982
  • International Law Program, University of Exeter, Exeter, England, summer, 1984

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of International Trade

Professional Organizations

  • President, World Trade Club of the Lehigh Valley
  • Vice President, International Business Council, Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Board of Directors, Lehigh Export Network
  • Member, Board of Directors, Bucks County International Trade Council
  • Member, American Bar Association’s Middle Market and Small Business Committee / International Transactions
  • Past Member, Board of Directors, Chester County International Trade Council
  • Past Member, Board of Directors, Northern Tier International Trade Council
  • American Bar Association Business Law Section’s Committee on Commercial Finance
  • Bar Association of Lehigh County
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association

Honors and Affiliations

  • Lehigh Valley SUITS Award, Law, 2013
  • Named a Select Lawyer in:
    • Business/Commercial Law, Contracts Law and International Transactions & Disputes Law, 2014
    • International Transactions & Disputes Law, 2015
  • Included in Top Attorneys list, Business Law, Suburban Life, 2014

Community Activity

  • Member, Foundation Board of Directors, Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts, 2011-2014
  • Member, Board of Directors, Easter Seals Eastern Pennsylvania, 2011-2014
  • Past Member, Board of Directors, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, 1995-2007
  • Past Member, Board of Directors, Allentown YMCA
  • Past Member, Board of Directors, American Heart Association
  • Lecturer, DeSales University, on the subjects of  “Legal Environment of International Business” and “Legal Environment of Business”
  • Instructor, Master of International Business Administration Program, ESDES School of Management, Catholic University of Lyon (France) – 2014, 2015

Related News Read All

Trade With Ghana, Kenya & Tanzania Topic of Temple Program Featuring FLB’s Ken Charette

Attendees of an upcoming Temple University program will seek to understand Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania business climates, discover business opportunities and find U.S government resources for doing busines... Read More

Healthy Habits for Travel Encouraged at 6/4 World Trade Club Event

Capital Blue Cross and the World Trade Club of the Lehigh Valley will host an event encouraging healthy habits for traveling just in time for summer. The...... Read More

SBA and Montgomery County SCORE Seminar to Feature FLB’s Tim Charlesworth

Montgomery County SCORE will present an exclusive training program that has been carefully designed by SBA’s Office of International Trade, the U.S. Commercial Service and...... Read More

FLB Supports Reality Fair for 330+ Students

In an effort to educate high school students on basic budgeting and money management skills, The Lehigh Valley Chapter of Credit Unions, in cooperation with...... Read More

Developed by Altitude Marketing