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As part of President Biden’s six-pronged, comprehensive national strategy to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, he has announced the first ever federal vaccine mandate to apply to private employers. In the coming weeks, the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is likely to issue an Emergency Temporary Standard that would require all private […]
Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba shareholders Marie K. McConnell and Gretchen L. Petersen recently delivered a win to client Phoebe Services Inc., an affiliate of Phoebe Ministries, in a Business Privilege Tax exemption matter. The Commonwealth Court affirmed the finding of the Lehigh Court of Common Pleas that Phoebe Services, Inc. is exempt from business […]
Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court recently ruled that contracts between businesses agreeing not to hire each other’s employees are not enforceable. Pennsylvania’s highest court, speaking on this legal issue for the first time, held that even where one company expressly agreed in writing not to hire employees of the other in what are often called “no-poach” or […]
On July 21, 2021, in the case of In Re: Amazon.com, Inc., the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ruled that employees must be paid for the time spent waiting to undergo and undergoing mandatory workplace security screenings under the state’s Minimum Wage Act (PMWA). This decision may have far reaching implications for employers and their bottom […]
Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C. congratulates Gretchen L. Petersen, a shareholder in the Firm’s Litigation & Trial Practice, for being named to the 2021 “Forty under 40” list published by Lehigh Valley Business. This honor celebrates forty of the region’s most accomplished professionals under the age of forty. The recipients of the award are chosen […]
If you’ve shopped at an outside mall, ridden a roller coaster, gone to the hospital, talked on your cell phone, attended a hockey game or eaten at a high-end restaurant in the Lehigh Valley, chances are we had a part in its development. For more than 30 years, we have provided legal services to businesses and individuals while helping establish the business landscape of the Lehigh Valley.
"In my book, Mr. Bubba and his colleagues at Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba rank nationally in expertise in the healthcare arena."
"Working with Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba for the past two years on a significant industrial project, I have been impressed with not only their legal acumen, but their ability to provide us (a NY/NJ company) access to the key stakeholders and local and state governmental officials in the Lehigh Valley."
"Not only is Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba a professional legal practice, it is an organization that places importance on the people factor. That extra “personal touch” is one of the reasons we have retained their services for almost 20 years. "
"We received stellar counsel from the FLB team on our healthcare startup. With our business model likely being the first of its kind – FLB navigated Medicare compliance with ease and enthusiasm."
"In addition to the traditional legal services that have been provided, Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba has been very progressive and forward thinking in the area of risk management and protecting the assets of our corporation. Without hesitation, we would recommend them to any organization."