Nov. 9, 2018

FLB Honored With Milestone Award For 30 Years of Success

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 […]

Sep. 27, 2018

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C. (FLB) is pleased to announce that the Firm is celebrating 30 years of serving businesses and individual clients in the Mid-Atlantic Region with quality, responsive legal services. Consistently recognized as a top law firm in the greater Lehigh Valley region, FLB is also one of the largest firms in Pennsylvania, […]

Aug. 2, 2018

Court Holds Non-Collusive Sheriff’s Sale Not a Preferential Transfer

In an Opinion dated July 19, 2018, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals held that a transfer of property pursuant to a non-collusive sheriff’s sale is not a preferential transfer under Section 547 of the Bankruptcy Code. Under the Bankruptcy Code, certain transfers of property, or of a Debtor’s interest in property, can be avoided […]

Jul. 23, 2018

FLB Tops Lehigh Valley Business Reader Rankings For Second Year

On the eve of its 30th anniversary, Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, PC has been named by the readers of Lehigh Valley Business both the “Best Law Firm” and “Best Mergers & Acquisitions Firm” in the region for the second consecutive year.  Thousands of votes were cast in Lehigh Valley Business’ reader rankings, and the results […]

May. 18, 2018

FLB Attorneys Named to 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C. is pleased to announce that four attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2018 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 […]

Mar. 16, 2018

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba Earns Top Spot in Top Workplaces Program

  Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba was named the number one business in the Small Employer category in the 2018 Morning Call Top Workplaces program. Additionally, FLB was honored with a special award for the Firm’s dedication and commitment to clients and ability to get work done efficiently and effectively. This is the fifth consecutive year […]

Jan. 16, 2018

Team PA Foundation Lauds FLB’s 30-Year Commitment to Pennsylvania

The Team PA Foundation highlighted FLB in a spotlight article in its Winter 2017-18 newsletter. This article details the firm’s three decades of commitment to eastern Pennsylvania and will be a main feature on the Team PA website into March 2018. Team PA Foundation is a dynamic bi-partisan, public/private partnership which initiates and supports innovative […]

Dec. 1, 2017

New Bankruptcy Rules in Effect on December 1

Beginning December 1, 2017, several important changes to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure go into effect. There are significant modifications to the organization and wording of a number of Rules, but the most salient issues for creditors in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania are the new deadlines for filing proofs of claim and the […]

Sep. 15, 2017

Equi-Hacked: Freezing Your Credit After A Data Breach

On September 7, 2017, a data breach considered one of the worst in cybersecurity history, occurred when Equifax, one of the three major consumer credit reporting agencies, reported that hackers had gained access to the confidential information of 143,000,000 people, including social security numbers and dates of birth.  This was not a hack of a […]

Sep. 13, 2017

Courts Continue to Award Damages for Stay Violations

  I recently reported on the Third Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision in In re Lansaw, in which the Court upheld the imposition of sanctions, including the award of emotional distress damages, for violations of the automatic stay. I suggested that creditors be guided accordingly. Despite the clear signals from the Courts, stay violations continue and the […]