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Oct. 8, 2019

Stephanie A. Koenig Discusses Employers’ Roles in Monitoring Office Politics

Stephanie A. Koenig, attorney in the Firm’s Employment Law and Labor Relations practice was recently interviewed by Lehigh Valley Business. The article, titled “Office politics: Kindness, communication and leadership can trump costly office political battles” examines what Lehigh Valley employers should do in the face of divisive political discussion in the workplace. Ms. Koenig specifically […]

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Oct. 7, 2019

FLB Tops Lehigh Valley Business Reader Rankings For Third Consecutive Year

For the third consecutive year, Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, PC has been named by the readers of Lehigh Valley Business both the Top “Business Law Firm” and Top “Mergers & Acquisitions Firm” in the region.  Thousands of votes were cast in Lehigh Valley Business’ reader rankings, and the results were published on October 7, 2019. […]

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Oct. 3, 2019

Timothy Charlesworth Invited To Reception For Local Business Leaders

The Consul General of Canada hosted a Reception for local business people and community leaders at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg Center on September 26.  The Reception was followed by the opening of a performance of Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal.  FLB’s Timothy Charlesworth was among the invitees. This outreach by the Canadian Government highlights […]

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Sep. 30, 2019

Maraleen D. Shields Speaks at the Diversity & Inclusion Summit

Maraleen D. Shields, shareholder of the Firm’s Healthcare and Litigation & Trial Practice Groups, was recently invited to be a panelist at the Diversity & Inclusion Summit presented by Olympus Corporation of the Americas. Held on September 23, the Diversity & Inclusion Summit focused on informing business leaders of strategies and existing programs to promote inclusion […]

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Sep. 25, 2019

A New Rule:  Who Is Entitled To Overtime Pay?

by Juan P. Camacho and Jacob M. Sitman On September 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule concerning overtime pay requirements, something that has not happened since 2004. You can find highlights of the final rule from the DOL here. Under the U.S. Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), covered nonexempt […]

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Sep. 17, 2019

Register Today – Avoiding Common Legal Pitfalls During the Employment Lifecycle

Business owners, corporate executives and managers are often focused on promoting a great work culture while keeping employees committed and productive. However, at every stage of an employee’s engagement, there are legal pitfalls that could derail an employer’s efforts. Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba’s Employment Law team of Jacob M. Sitman, Stephanie A. Koenig and Juan P. Camacho can help guide you through […]

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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+ […]

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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 […]