Marie K. McConnell is a shareholder and Chair of the Firm’s Corporate, Business & Banking Group. Her practice focuses on commercial transactions, including commercial real estate acquisitions and sales, entity restructures, charter schools, for-profit and nonprofit mergers and acquisitions and organizational issues. She also has significant experience in counseling clients with respect to tax exemptions and tax assessment appeals.
Ms. McConnell merges an undergraduate background in economics and an LL.M. in taxation into her legal practice, resulting in thoughtful, business-oriented solutions that fit each client’s goals. She is a trusted advisor to her clients and values the personal relationships she has built over the years. She is dedicated, driven and highly responsive.
Ms. McConnell brings the same passion with which she serves her clients to the Firm and the Lehigh Valley community. She has been a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee beginning in 2019, the Compensation Committee since 2017, the Human Resources Committee since 2016, the Marketing Committee since 2015 and the Finance Committee since 2014. She was honored by the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce as the inaugural “Future Business Leader of the Lehigh Valley” in 2013. In addition, her peers recognized her as a “Pennsylvania Rising Star” each year since 2012, a designation awarded to only 2.5% of attorneys under 40. She has been active in CREW Lehigh Valley since 2010 and is currently servings as the organization’s President-Elect.
She is local to the area, having grown up in Allentown.
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 […]
With many governmental authorities expanding restrictions on group gatherings and issuing “stay at home” orders, FLB has provided answers (below) to some of the important questions that many individuals involved with Pennsylvania nonprofit corporations may have. We will continue to update our online postings and offer general advice on recurrent issues as they arise: What […]
Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C., a full service law firm based in the Lehigh Valley, today announced changes to the leadership structure of its Corporate Business& Banking Group. Jane P. Long, who has chaired the group for the past 16 years will be stepping back from the daily practice of law and transitioning to Of Counsel with the Firm. […]
Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba is proud to announce that Marie K. McConnell, shareholder in the Firm’s Corporate, Business & Banking Group, has been recognized as one of 2019’s Lehigh Valley Business “Women of Influence.” With over a decade of experience in commercial transaction law, Ms. McConnell’s practice areas include commercial real estate acquisitions and […]
Marie K. McConnell, shareholder in the Firm’s Corporate, Business & Banking Group, has been recently selected to serve as a member of the CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Network Nominating Committee. The CREW Network exists to transform the commercial real estate industry by advancing women globally through a focus on business development, industry research, leadership development and career […]