Jun. 28, 2017

United States-Cuba Policy Moves Away from Relaxed Trade and Travel Policies

by Kenneth R. Charette and Theresa M. DeAngelis, Summer Associate President Trump recently unveiled a new United States-Cuba policy that moves away from the more relaxed trade and travel policies introduced under the Obama Administration. Speaking in Miami’s Little Havana district, President Trump condemned the human rights violations of the Castro regime and later signed a six-page […]

Jul. 6, 2017

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Ruling May Limit Taxing Authorities’ Ability to Appeal Assessments

On July 5, 2017, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court called into question a school district’s ability to initiate tax assessment appeals. In its decision in Valley Forge Towers Apartments N, LP v. Upper Merion Area Sch. Dist., No. 49 MAP 2016 (Pa. July 5, 2017), the Court addressed the question of whether a taxing authority may […]

Jun. 16, 2017

Colin J. Keefe Named To Lehigh Valley Business’ “Forty Under 40” List

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C., is pleased to announce that Colin J. Keefe, a shareholder at the Firm, has been named to Lehigh Valley Business’ “Forty under 40” list. The awards program recognizes and celebrates 40 of the Greater Lehigh Valley’s most accomplished businesspeople under the age of 40. “Colin has consistently demonstrated exemplary legal […]

Jun. 15, 2017

Steven T. Boell and Jacob M. Sitman Lead Medical Marijuana Roundtable

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C. shareholders Steven T. Boell and Jacob M. Sitman, along with Univest Director of Human Resource, M. Theresa Schwartzer led a HR roundtable discussing the workplace impact of the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Act. “Medical Marijuana is big business in both Pennsylvania and the rest of the United States,” said Boell at […]

May. 24, 2017

Vastex Ground Breaking: FLB Client Breaks Ground On Multi-Million Dollar Facility

Vastex International, Inc., a Lehigh Valley manufacturer of screen-printing equipment for the garment industry, recently broke ground on the construction of a new facility. This building will include state-of-the-art manufacturing, showroom and seminar space, as well as the company’s corporate offices. FLB attorneys, Kate Durso and Tim Charlesworth, attended the groundbreaking on former Bethlehem Steel property within Lehigh […]

May. 22, 2017

Supreme Court Hands Down Major Decision Limiting Venue In Patent Infringement Cases

The Supreme Court of the United States today handed down a potential landmark decision in TC Heartland v. Kraft, with major ramifications for the world of patent litigation.  In its unanimous decision, the court drastically reigned in the practice of “forum shopping” in patent cases, holding that the patent venue statute, 28 U. S. C. […]

May. 18, 2017

FLB Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C. is pleased to announce that four attorneys have been selected for inclusion in this year’s Pennsylvania Super Lawyers. 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 […]

May. 5, 2017

Marie K. McConnell Speaks at Project Blueprint For Second Year

Marie K. McConnell, shareholder and attorney in the Firm’s Corporate, Business & Banking group, discussed the importance of understanding legal issues affecting nonprofit Board service at Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley’s “Project Blueprint” program on Wednesday, May 3, at Olympus Corporation of the Americas in Center Valley, PA. This is the second year in […]

Apr. 24, 2017

2017 Pennsylvania Tax Amnesty Program Begins

The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue is offering a 60-day amnesty program from April 21, 2017 to June 19, 2017. The Department will waive all penalties and half of the interest for eligible individuals and entities that participate in the tax amnesty program. Eligible periods for tax amnesty are those where a delinquency exists as of […]

Jan. 18, 2017

Bankruptcy Court Approves Client’s Reorganization

On January 11, 2017, the United Stated Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania entered an order confirming the Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization of the Firm’s client, ColdEdge Technologies, Inc., after a lengthy bankruptcy proceeding.   ColdEdge was formed in 2008 and provides cryogenic equipment for use in the research laboratory setting. Shortly […]