FLB Law
Sep. 13, 2019

Abigail M. Martin Discusses Entity Formation at Evolve Her

Abigail M. Martin, member of the Firm’s Corporate Business & Banking Group, spoke at the Pennsylvania Community Development and Finance Corporation’s Evolve Her event on Thursday, September 12. The educational workshop is focused on advancing women-owned small businesses and entrepreneurs. It was hosted at the Folino Estate Vineyard & Winery in Kutztown. Attendees heard from […]

FLB Law
Aug. 30, 2019

Timothy Charlesworth Reviews US-China Tariff Impacts on Lehigh Valley Businesses With The Morning Call

Timothy D. Charlesworth, shareholder and chair of the Firm’s International Business & Trade Law group was recently asked by The Morning Call to comment on the impact of US-China Tariff’s on Lehigh Valley businesses. The article, “Despite Trump’s order, Lehigh Valley companies are staying in China” tackles the impact of the growing economic tensions between […]

FLB Law
Aug. 26, 2019

Stephanie Koenig Discusses Evolving Landscape of Gender in the Workplace with LVB

Stephanie A Koenig, an attorney in the Firm’s Employment Law & Labor Relations  group, was recently interviewed by Lehigh Valley Business. The article, titled “Proactive Workplace Policies Needed to Address Gender Preference”, looks at the legal protections for transgender employees as well as strategies employers can use to create a supportive workplace environment for LGBTQ+ […]

FLB Law
Aug. 18, 2019

Joseph A. Fitzpatrick, Jr. Included in Pennsylvania’s Best Lawyers Listing for Sixth Consecutive Year

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 sixth consecutive year that Mr. Fitzpatrick has earned this distinction, which recognizes the top attorneys […]

FLB Law
Aug. 15, 2019

Gretchen L. Geisser Petersen Named Shareholder

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C. is pleased to announce that Gretchen L. Geisser Petersen has been named Shareholder of the Firm. Ms. Petersen serves as a member in FLB’s Litigation & Trial Practice. Her practice focuses on civil litigation, including commercial litigation, real estate litigation, landlord-tenant law, personal injury, bankruptcy and creditor’s rights, and the Right to […]

Richard S. Calabrese, Jr.
Aug. 7, 2019

Partnership and LLC Audits are Coming – Be Prepared

A few weeks ago I traveled down to Washington, D.C., where I did what everyone does when they visit our Nation’s Capital…attend a national tax conference for 16 hours over two days. The highlight of my trip was not the legislative tax updates, the best practices on how to achieve capital gain treatment on asset […]

FLB Law
Jul. 12, 2019

FLB International Attorney Meets with Young African Leaders

Lehigh University’s Iacocca Institute is hosting the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. This is the flagship program of the U.S. Government’s Young African Leaders Initiative. Since 2014, nearly 3,700 young leaders from every country in Sub-Saharan Africa has participated in the Fellowship. The Fellows, between the ages of 25 and 35, are accomplished […]

FLB Law
Jun. 17, 2019

FLB Secures Another Jury Verdict on Behalf of the City of Allentown

Shareholder Maraleen D. Shields successfully represented the City of Allentown in a case stemming from slip and fall on a City pedestrian bridge. After a week-long trial, a Lehigh County jury found in favor of the City, saying it was not negligent in its maintenance of the bridge. During the trial, the plaintiff claimed that the […]

Joshua A. Gildea
Jun. 6, 2019

District Court Upholds Administrative Pledge Policy of Bank in Bankruptcy Case

A recent decision from the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York upheld the “Administrative Pledge Policy” of Wells Fargo Bank N.A. This decision echoed earlier court decisions, including from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the 1995 U.S. Supreme Court decision in Citizens Bank of Maryland v. Strumpf. It […]

FLB Law
May. 24, 2019

Help! I Have New Neighbors Every Weekend!

Last month, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in Slice of Life v. Hamilton Township. As the prevalence and impact of short-term rentals continues to increase, this case will have important implications from both land use and litigation perspectives. The Court decided that the Township’s Zoning Ordinance was clear enough to prohibit the […]