Jan. 14, 2022

U.S. Supreme Court Prohibits Enforcement of COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court threw a monkey wrench in President Biden’s six-pronged, comprehensive national strategy to combat the COVID-19 pandemic by ordering a stay of enforcement of the recently enacted COVID-19 vaccine-or-test mandate issued as an emergency temporary standard by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The mandate covered virtually all employers with […]

Dec. 15, 2021

Tim Charlesworth to Host “Tips for Importers to Limit Risk and Avoid Problems” Webinar

On Thursday, January 20, 2022 at noon, FLB International Business & Trade Law attorney Timothy D. Charlesworth will present “Tips for Importers to Limit Risk and Avoid Problems”, in conjunction with the Traffic Club of the Lehigh Valley. In today’s challenging supply chain environment, US Importers need to pay close attention to details such as: using the best […]

Oct. 8, 2021

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Extends Potential Liability To Sister Corporations

In the recent case of Mortimer v. McCool Properties, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court addressed a doctrine, previously novel to Pennsylvania law, of piercing the corporate veil known as “enterprise” or “single-entity” liability. In a 7-0 decision, the Court ruled for the first time in Pennsylvania that sister corporations with substantially common ownership can be held […]

Oct. 1, 2021

COVID EIDL Enhancements

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recently announced enhancements to its COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program, which is intended to provide critical access to capital for the industries hardest hit by COVID-19. The enhancements of the COVID-19 EIDL available to small businesses became immediately effective on September 8, 2021, and will run through […]

Sep. 15, 2021

Don’t Blame Canada – It’s PA’s No. 1 Export Destination

Pennsylvania is still “Bringing the World to You.”  Earlier in September, the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development hosted a series of virtual sessions with the Commonwealth’s Trade Representatives in many foreign countries.  On Monday, September 13, Canada’s Rep (Nancy Ward) was the Presenter. In addition to noting that medical device sales from Pennsylvania […]

Sep. 10, 2021

Vaccine May Be Required By Private Sector Employers with 100+ Employees

As part of President Biden’s six-pronged, comprehensive national strategy to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, he has announced the first ever federal vaccine mandate to apply to private employers. In the coming weeks, the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is likely to issue an Emergency Temporary Standard that would require all private […]

Aug. 13, 2021

Commonwealth Court Finds FLB Client Exempt from Business Privilege Tax

  Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba shareholders Marie K. McConnell and Gretchen L. Petersen recently delivered a win to client Phoebe Services Inc., an affiliate of Phoebe Ministries, in a Business Privilege Tax exemption matter. The Commonwealth Court affirmed the finding of the Lehigh Court of Common Pleas that Phoebe Services, Inc. is exempt from business […]

Jul. 15, 2021

FLB Acts as Local Counsel in Sale of World-Leading Technology Company

Recently, Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba Shareholder Timothy D. Charlesworth served as local counsel in the sale of the global technology company, TMD Holdings, Ltd. and its subsidiaries. Together with TMD and its UK solicitors, Tim worked to help bring the sale to a successful conclusion earlier this month. The following is a link to the […]

Jul. 1, 2021

Abigail M. Martin named Shareholder of the Firm

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C. is pleased to announce that Abigail M. Martin has been named Shareholder of the Firm. Ms. Martin is an attorney in the Firm’s Commercial Real Estate, Corporate, Business & Banking and Mergers & Acquisitions groups. Ms. Martin’s primary practice area is commercial transactions, specifically commercial real estate financing and loan […]

Jun. 29, 2021

Shareholder Tim Charlesworth Concludes International Business Webinar Series

FLB International Business and Trade Law attorney, Timothy D. Charlesworth, recently concluded his presentation of a three-part Webinar series hosted by Lehigh University’s Small Business Development Center, in conjunction with LexNET and the World Trade Club of Lehigh Valley.  The first session covered “Legal Considerations When Entering a Foreign Market.”  The second topic was “Sales […]