Joseph A. Bubba is one of the Firm’s founding members and serves as Chair of the Healthcare Group. In his practice, Mr. Bubba concentrates on physician-hospital relationships, physician practices and medical staff matters. He represents hospitals, medical staffs, ambulatory surgical centers and other healthcare clients in both corporate and real estate matters. He acts as counsel for physicians and hospitals engaged in the fair hearing and internal review process. He has also served as a hearing officer throughout the region. Mr. Bubba is a commercial/healthcare arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA). Additionally, Mr. Bubba has an extensive corporate and business practice focused on significant land transactions, mergers & acquisitions and shareholder succession and disputes. He is a frequent speaker for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and other organizations.
Joseph A. Bubba and Joseph A. Fitzpatrick, Jr., two of Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba PC’s founding members were both included in the Lehigh Valley Business’ Power List in Law, published by Lehigh Valley Business. The list, which was announced on December 12, 2022, honors those in the community who, “shape our communities and influence our […]
FLB congratulates co-managing shareholder, Joseph A. Bubba, founder & shareholder Joseph A. Fitzpatrick, Jr., and shareholder Stephanie A. Kobal for being named to the “Power 30 in Law” list, which was curated by Lehigh Valley Business’ editorial staff. Joseph A. Bubba is a co-founder of FLB and has been the Firm’s managing shareholder since for […]
It is now well beyond standard practice for independent professional practices and healthcare systems to require their employed physicians to execute non-competition provisions as part of their employment relationship. Enforceability of the “non-competes” has been somewhat of a “mixed bag” and is often very fact specific. There have been a few cases in Pennsylvania that […]
It’s 2021, so that means it’s time for Pennsylvania businesses and organizations to get their decennial filings ready. Every ten years, Pennsylvanian entities must submit a decennial filing or decennial report during the years ending with the numeral “1”, (i.e., 2011, 2021, 2031). The objective of these filings is for the state to reissue names […]
Rising COVID cases in counties across Pennsylvania led Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine to implement targeted mitigation efforts. These efforts, which went into effect the morning of Thursday, July 16, 2020, reimpose limits on gatherings and reemphasize the importance of telecommuting. Here is how the order breaks down: The food […]