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Following an extensive discovery process and a multi-day arbitration hearing, Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba won dismissal of a wrongful and retaliatory discharge claim by the former controller of our client, a Pennsylvania-based startup company. The former employee claimed that the company fired her in retaliation for objecting to the company’s alleged fraudulent submissions to a […]
Business sales & acquisitions are trending significantly in today’s economy. From family business owners looking to retire and sell, to larger companies looking to make strategic acquisitions and investments, the last decade has seen a significant amount of M&A activity. To help you understand how to navigate a potential M&A deal, join FLB’s team of […]
In 2018, the United States Supreme Court issued a landmark decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. (“Wayfair”). In Wayfair, the Court overturned decades of existing precedent by ruling that states could impose sales tax collection (and other requirements) on out-of-state retailers who only conducted online sales in states without maintaining a physical presence. The […]
What happened? On December 20, 2019, President Trump signed into law the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act (the “SECURE Act”). The SECURE Act, effective January 1, 2020, significantly affects many clients’ estate plans, especially as it relates to retirement accounts and beneficiary designations. Existing estate plans may be outdated due to […]
On December 19, 2019, the United States Department of Treasury finalized regulations providing guidance regarding investments in Qualified Opportunity Zones (QOZ(s)). In order for individuals (or businesses) to invest in these QOZs (several of which are located in the Lehigh Valley) they must first form a qualified opportunity fund (QOF). A QOF can be most […]
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 nearly 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."