Joseph A. Fitzpatrick, Jr. is a founding member and shareholder of the Firm and is recognized as one of Eastern Pennsylvania’s premier land use and development attorneys. In addition to land use and development, Mr. Fitzpatrick’s practice includes real estate, zoning and subdivision, commercial transactions, and general business representation. He has led clients’ development teams in advancing major commercial, industrial and residential projects including large regional corporate centers, office parks, retail and lifestyle centers, delivery and fulfillment operations, quarry and materials facilities, manufacturing communications installations and warehousing and distribution centers. Mr. Fitzpatrick handles the permitting and development of single family home subdivisions, condominiums, and multifamily housing. He represents private interests regarding claims, negotiations and entitlements matters with governmental agencies at the federal, state and local levels, and actively represents land owners in eminent domain situations.
Mr. Fitzpatrick is a Board member for the philanthropic Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Foundation, based in Harrisburg. He is a Trustee on the Board of DeSales University in Pennsylvania. His professional experience and leadership on major project teams has created a strong network of relationships, enhancing the ability of Mr. Fitzpatrick and the Firm to deal successfully with governmental and municipal bodies, elected and appointed officials, business leaders and real estate and development professionals.
Mr. Fitzpatrick served on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for Team Pennsylvania Foundation, a bipartisan, public-private sector organization, co-chaired by the Governor, which endeavors to enhance economic development, technology and manufacturing opportunities, and job creation in Pennsylvania. He served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Sacred Heart Healthcare Systems in Allentown for over a decade.
ALLENTOWN, October 25, 2023 – Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C. (FLB) is pleased to commemorate 35 years of serving businesses and individuals in the Mid-Atlantic region. After opening the firm in 1988 with four attorneys and just a handful of practice areas, the firm now employs 40 attorneys, continually growing and diversifying to better meet […]
Joseph A. Fitzpatrick, Jr., a founding member and shareholder of Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, and Lauren L. Sorrentino, chair of the firm’s recently expanded Family Law group, have been recognized in 2023 Pennsylvania’s Best Lawyers, an annual publication by Best Lawyers©. Lawyers were selected for inclusion in the 2023 edition based entirely on a peer-review […]
Joseph A. Fitzpatrick, Jr., and Erich J. Schock, both shareholders of the firm, were included in the 2023 Lehigh Valley Business’ Power List in Law. The list, which was announced on June 19, 2023, honors those in the community who, “through their roles as leaders, help fashion policies, settle disputes and ensure fairness in the […]
Recently, Commonwealth Title, a member of the Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE: FNF) family of title companies, named FLB’s Real Estate, Land Use & Development Team to its top 25 list of title producers in the U.S. for 2022. In 2021, FLB’s team was in the top 50 list of title producers, showing an increase […]
Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C. is pleased to announce that six attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2023 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list. In addition, two attorneys were named to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers – Rising Stars Edition. Historically, less than 5% of the lawyers in the state are selected for the coveted distinction of Pennsylvania Super Lawyers. […]