Colin J. Keefe joined the Firm in 2012 and is now a shareholder in our transactional practice and the Chair of our Mergers & Acquisitions Group. His practice includes an emphasis on seller-side representation in eight- and nine-figure strategic and private equity transactions with national and international buyers. Mr. Keefe is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and was decorated for heroism in combat during the Battle of Baghdad in April 2003. His legal career began as an associate with a large Manhattan law firm, where he primarily represented lenders in nine- and ten-figure project and acquisition finance transactions. Mr. Keefe now represents banks and financial institutions in many of the Lehigh Valley’s largest commercial financings. In addition, Mr. Keefe regularly handles construction contracting, real estate sales and acquisitions (with or without the accompanying sale of an ongoing business), and general corporate matters.
The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak has left many businesses struggling financially due to closures, reduced workload and supply chain issues. To assist businesses during these extraordinary times, local and federal resources are being allocated to provide various emergency funding options. This chart helps simplify the government financing options currently available, or anticipated to be available in […]
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 […]
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 […]
Colin J. Keefe, Chair of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group, was recently profiled by the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation for their Made Possible campaign. This campaign is an attempt to showcase the stories of real people in the Lehigh Valley who found success as a result of the diverse economic climate of the […]
For the sixth year in a row, Joseph A. Fitzpatrick, Jr., founder and shareholder of Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, moderated the keynote panel discussion at the annual Lehigh Valley Business Real Estate Symposium. As the area’s leading real estate development attorney for more than 35 years, Mr. Fitzpatrick, along with his esteemed colleagues, examined the […]