Aug. 15, 2018

Joseph A. Fitzpatrick Named to Best Lawyers in America For Fifth Consecutive Year

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C., is pleased to announce that Joseph A. Fitzpatrick, Jr.,  a founding member and shareholder of the Firm, has been recognized as a top lawyer in the practice of real estate in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019 edition. The Best Lawyers© is an international, peer-review publication that annually rates the […]

Douglas J. Smillie
Aug. 2, 2018

Court Holds Non-Collusive Sheriff’s Sale Not a Preferential Transfer

In an Opinion dated July 19, 2018, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals held that a transfer of property pursuant to a non-collusive sheriff’s sale is not a preferential transfer under Section 547 of the Bankruptcy Code. Under the Bankruptcy Code, certain transfers of property, or of a Debtor’s interest in property, can be avoided […]

Jul. 25, 2018

Firm Assists Newspaper in Obtaining Access to School Bus Video

Pursuant to Pennsylvania’s Right to Know Law, a regional newspaper sought to obtain a copy of a video recording of an incident involving a student and a teacher that occurred on a school bus. The school district opposed the request. The Office of Open Records (OOR) concluded that the video was a public record to […]

Jul. 23, 2018

FLB Tops Lehigh Valley Business Reader Rankings For Second Year

On the eve of its 30th anniversary, Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, PC has been named by the readers of Lehigh Valley Business both the “Best Law Firm” and “Best Mergers & Acquisitions Firm” in the region for the second consecutive year.  Thousands of votes were cast in Lehigh Valley Business’ reader rankings, and the results […]

Jul. 18, 2018

Jacob M. Sitman to Speak at Lehigh Valley Business Healthcare Symposium

Jacob M. Sitman, chair of FLB’s Employment Law and Labor Relations group, will be presenting at Lehigh Valley Business’s “Health Care Symposium: 2018” event. It will be held in the University Center at DeSales University on Thursday August 2, from 7:30 to 10:45 AM. Mr. Sitman will be speaking about “Opioids in the Workplace,” along […]

Jul. 1, 2018

Kenneth R. Charette Named Shareholder

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C. is pleased to announce that Kenneth R. Charette has been named Shareholder of the Firm. Mr. Charette serves as a member in FLB’s Corporate, Business & Banking Group and Healthcare Group. His practice focuses on complex business and healthcare matters including, but not limited to: mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, […]

Jennifer Bruce
Jun. 28, 2018

Joseph A. Fitzpatrick, Jr. Speaks at Pennsylvania Freight Summit

Joseph A. Fitzpatrick, Jr., founder and shareholder of  Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, recently spoke to 250 stakeholders from the transportation, logistics and warehousing industries at the first Freight Summit in Pennsylvania. The event, hosted jointly by the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission and the Tri-County Regional and Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commissions, was held at Lehigh […]

Jun. 8, 2018

Joseph A. Bubba To Participate in “90 Ideas in 90 Minutes”

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 […]

Peter E. Iorio
Jun. 7, 2018

Got Bitcoin? Make Sure You Understand Its Tax Implications

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, […]

Jun. 6, 2018

Gretchen Geisser Petersen Joins Southern Lehigh Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

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 […]