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 serves on 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 is Vice Chairman of the Board of Sacred Heart Healthcare Systems in Allentown, and is a Trustee of the philanthropic Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Foundation. 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.
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Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C., is pleased to announce that Joseph A. Fitzpatrick, Jr., a founding member and shareholder of the Firm, has been selected for inclusion in Pennsylvania’s Best Lawyers, an annual publication by Best Lawyers©. This is the fifth consecutive year that Mr. Fitzpatrick has earned this distinction, which recognizes the top […]
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 […]
The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce recognized Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba’s 30th Anniversary with a Milestone Award at its Annual Meeting on Wednesday, November 8. Milestone Awards are bestowed upon prominent Lehigh Valley organizations that have made a significant, positive impact on the region. Joseph A. Fitzpatrick, Jr., Edward J. Lentz and Joseph A. Bubba […]
A decade ago, two brothers from a family deeply rooted in Pittsburgh major league baseball and hockey teams found themselves in the Lehigh Valley. Jim and Rob Brooks, both with business backgrounds and as owners of an ECHL professional franchise in Wheeling, West Virginia, were presented with an opportunity to purchase the Philadelphia Phantoms, the […]
Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C., is pleased to announce that Joseph A. Fitzpatrick, Jr., a founding member and shareholder of the Firm, has been recognized as a top lawyer in the practice of real estate in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019 edition. The Best Lawyers© is an international, peer-review publication that annually rates the […]