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 […]

May. 23, 2019

Interns – Are They Really Employees?

Each summer, thousands of college students look to advance their careers by landing the perfect internship. For a variety of reasons, many local employers can only offer these students an unpaid internship. Presumably, this is a win for both sides: the student gains valuable experience and the employer does not have to budget for an […]

May. 20, 2019

Jacob Sitman Discusses Legal Considerations Employers Should Take Into Account During a Potential Measles Outbreak

Jacob M. Sitman, Shareholder and Chair of the Firm’s Employment Law and Labor Relations Department, was recently interviewed by Lehigh Valley Business. The resulting article, titled “If measles clocks in, is your company prepared?” examines what Lehigh Valley employers should consider and do in the face of a potential measles outbreak. Mr. Sitman specifically reminds […]

Apr. 26, 2019

Can You Enforce a Cannabis Patent in Federal Court? 

In the first known cannabis patent infringement case to reach a federal court, the US District Court for the District of Colorado, on April 17, ruled that United Cannabis Corp.’s U.S. Patent 9,730,911 is directed to patent-eligible subject matter.  The court denied the motion of defendant Pure Hemp seeking dismissal of the case on the […]

Apr. 23, 2019

FLB Attorneys Speak About POAs at Pennsylvania Assisted Living Association Spring Conference

Attorneys Steven T. Boell, Peter E. Iorio and Deven A. Amin spoke at the Pennsylvania Assisted Living Association (PALA) Spring Conference on Thursday, April 11. The attorney team presented “The ABCs of POAs” to more than 100 health care and palliative care professionals from across the state Mr. Iorio, attorney in the Firm’s Estate Planning […]

Apr. 22, 2019

FLB Continues Its Strategic Growth With Hiring of Two Attorneys

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C. (FLB) is pleased to announce that attorneys Juan P. Camacho and Richard S. Calabrese, Jr., have joined the Firm as Associates. Their hiring is a continuation of the Firm’s long-term strategic expansion of its Litigation, Employment, Corporate, Taxation and Estates Groups. “We are in the second year of our strategic expansion, […]

Apr. 5, 2019

FLB to Compete in Communities in Schools’ Basketball Challenge

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C., wishes luck to its team of volunteers. Tonight, ten employees, friends and family members of the Firm are competing in the Communities in Schools Lehigh Valley Basketball Challenge. The tournament features four teams of corporate volunteers competing for a spot in the Basketball Challenge Final. This final match is the […]

Mar. 7, 2019

FLB Named “Top Workplace” for Sixth Consecutive Year

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C. has again been selected as one of The Morning Call’s “Top Workplaces” at a ceremony on March 6. This was the sixth consecutive year the Firm earned a place on the list. At the ceremony, the Firm ranked third in the “Small Employers” category, and the highest ranking law firm […]

Mar. 6, 2019

Has Your Estate Gone to The Dogs? The Pros and Cons of Pet Trusts

Should Fido be left an inheritance after you pass away? Creative designer Karl Lagerfeld died this year after amassing a fortune of approximately $300 million. Prior to his death, Lagerfeld quipped that one of his heirs, his cat Choupette, would have “her own little fortune.” Reportedly, $200 million of assets was earmarked for Choupette’s care. […]

Feb. 27, 2019

Stephanie A. Koenig Joins FLB as Real Estate and Employment Attorney

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba is pleased to announce that Stephanie A. Koenig has joined the Firm as an attorney in the Real Estate, Land Use & Development and Employment Law and Labor Relations practice groups. “Stephanie is a well-known and respected member of the Bar. She joins us with significant experience in both real estate and […]