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Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey and beyond.
A few weeks ago I traveled down to Washington, D.C., where I did what everyone does when they visit our Nation’s Capital…attend a national tax conference for 16 hours over two days. The highlight of my trip was not the legislative tax updates, the best practices on how to achieve capital gain treatment on asset […]
Lehigh University’s Iacocca Institute is hosting the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. This is the flagship program of the U.S. Government’s Young African Leaders Initiative. Since 2014, nearly 3,700 young leaders from every country in Sub-Saharan Africa has participated in the Fellowship. The Fellows, between the ages of 25 and 35, are accomplished […]
Shareholder Maraleen D. Shields successfully represented the City of Allentown in a case stemming from slip and fall on a City pedestrian bridge. After a week-long trial, a Lehigh County jury found in favor of the City, saying it was not negligent in its maintenance of the bridge. During the trial, the plaintiff claimed that the […]
A recent decision from the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York upheld the “Administrative Pledge Policy” of Wells Fargo Bank N.A. This decision echoed earlier court decisions, including from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the 1995 U.S. Supreme Court decision in Citizens Bank of Maryland v. Strumpf. It […]
Last month, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in Slice of Life v. Hamilton Township. As the prevalence and impact of short-term rentals continues to increase, this case will have important implications from both land use and litigation perspectives. The Court decided that the Township’s Zoning Ordinance was clear enough to prohibit the […]
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."