FLB Law
Feb. 21, 2018

Veronica DeAngelo Joins CREW Lehigh Valley

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba is pleased to announce that attorney Veronica M. DeAngelo has been accepted as a member of CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) of the Lehigh Valley, the Lehigh Valley’s chapter of the industry’s premier business networking organization dedicated to advancing the achievements of women in commercial real estate. To be accepted to […]

Michael R. Nesfeder
Feb. 19, 2018

Does Your Contract Need a Dentith?

As a litigator in FLB’s Litigation and Trial Practice group, I’m often asked by clients to represent them on claims based on a written contract. In many cases, these documents are littered with typos, ambiguities, conflicting terms and misidentified parties. Basically, these contracts used by small and large businesses alike, are poorly drafted. Unfortunately, by […]

Mallory J. Sweeney
Feb. 13, 2018

Before and After the Wedding: Planning for a Lifetime of Happiness

You’ve got the ring.  You’ve said “Yes!” to the dress (or dresses).  He’s picked out a tux.  Food.  Check.  Flowers.  Check.  Venue.  Check.  Ceremony.  Check.  The only thing you are missing is…a lawyer.  Come again?  That’s right: as you plan your wedding – the happiest, most memorable day of your life – you might want to […]

Steven T. Boell
Jan. 25, 2018

PennEast Pipeline Approval – What Does it Mean for Lehigh Valley Residents?

On January 19, 2018, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) granted a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to the project known as the PennEast Pipeline.  In this project, a consortium of utility providers is proposing to construct this 108 mile natural gas pipeline from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania to Mercer County, New Jersey.  In the Lehigh […]

FLB Law
Jan. 22, 2018

Maraleen D. Shields To Speak at PA Bar Association Mid-Year Meeting

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba is pleased to announce attorney that Maraleen D. Shields, shareholder of the Firm’s Healthcare and Litigation & Trial Practice Groups, has been chosen as a panelist for a portion of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s 2018 Mid-Year Meeting. On January 26, 2018, Shields will be participating in the CLE seminar entitled “Promoting […]

FLB Law
Jan. 16, 2018

Team PA Foundation Lauds FLB’s 30-Year Commitment to Pennsylvania

The Team PA Foundation highlighted FLB in a spotlight article in its Winter 2017-18 newsletter. This article details the firm’s three decades of commitment to eastern Pennsylvania and will be a main feature on the Team PA website into March 2018. Team PA Foundation is a dynamic bi-partisan, public/private partnership which initiates and supports innovative […]

FLB Law
Jan. 10, 2018

A Letter To Our Estate Planning Clients Regarding Recent Tax Law Changes

New tax laws were enacted in late December that affect the taxation of individuals, estates, corporations and pass-through entities.  We wanted to summarize for you the new estate, gift and generation skipping transfer tax aspects of the law. To download our client letter, click here. For more information, please contact Edward J. Lentz or another […]

FLB Law
Dec. 7, 2017

Pennsylvania Superior Court Clarifies Fiduciary Duty of Members in LLCs

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 […]

FLB Law
Dec. 7, 2017

FLB Advises Manufacturers About Data Breach Response Plans

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, […]

FLB Law
Dec. 6, 2017

FLB Recognized by PA Law for Inclusion of Woman Attorneys  

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 […]