Mar. 8, 2018

FLB Wins Summary Judgment for Employer in Federal Age and Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

FLB routinely defends employers against employment discrimination and other claims.  In this federal lawsuit filed in Philadelphia, Jacob M. Sitman, Chair of FLB’s Employment Law and Labor Group, successfully defended a King of Prussia-based data analytics and regulatory compliance company against claims by a former sales executive that the company terminated her employment based on […]

Feb. 19, 2018

Does Your Contract Need a Dentith?

As a litigator in FLB’s Litigation and Trial Practice group, I’m often asked by clients to represent them on claims based on a written contract. In many cases, these documents are littered with typos, ambiguities, conflicting terms and misidentified parties. Basically, these contracts used by small and large businesses alike, are poorly drafted. Unfortunately, by […]

Feb. 13, 2018

Before and After the Wedding: Planning for a Lifetime of Happiness

You’ve got the ring.  You’ve said “Yes!” to the dress (or dresses).  He’s picked out a tux.  Food.  Check.  Flowers.  Check.  Venue.  Check.  Ceremony.  Check.  The only thing you are missing is…a lawyer.  Come again?  That’s right: as you plan your wedding – the happiest, most memorable day of your life – you might want to […]

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. 7, 2017

FLB Advises Manufacturers About Data Breach Response Plans

At the recent Manufacturers Resource Center cybersecurity event. Timothy C. Charlesworth and Kenneth R. Charette advised local manufacturers about the steps to take following a data breach, including the development of response plans.  According to the Breach Level Index, more than 5 millions records a day are lost or stolen, and once a breach is discovered, […]

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 […]

Nov. 5, 2017

FLB Attorneys Participate in “Wills for Heroes”

On November 4, 2017, FLB Attorneys, Chris McLean, Abby Martin and Veronica DeAngelo volunteered their time to the “Wills for Heroes” event held at the Barristers Club in Allentown. The Wills for Heroes program provides vital legal documents free of charge to our nation’s veterans and first responders, including wills, living wills, and powers of […]

Nov. 1, 2017

Register today for “The Business of Immigration”

Do you employ non-US workers? Do your competitors? We are a country of immigrants, yet we struggle to find the right balance between native and foreign-born residents and workers. This immigration conflict affects your business and community every day. Join FLB, The Small Business Development Council of the Lehigh Valley and The World Trade Club […]

Sep. 27, 2017

Patent Venue Standard in Sharp Focus

The confluence of recent patent opinions from the Federal Circuit and the District of Delaware looks to be bringing the standard for patent venue, post-TC Heartland, into sharp focus. Last week the Federal Circuit held in In re Cray (17-129) that Eastern District of Texas judge Gilstrap abused his discretion when he refused transfer of […]

Sep. 8, 2017

Christopher M. McLean Joins Real Estate and Corporate Law Groups

  Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba is pleased to announce that Christopher M. McLean has joined the Firm as an attorney in the Real Estate, Land Use & Development and Corporate, Business & Banking practice areas. “Chris has been involved in both real estate and corporate law for 15 years. He is a known commodity in […]