Aug. 26, 2019

Stephanie Koenig Discusses Evolving Landscape of Gender in the Workplace with LVB

Stephanie A Koenig, an attorney in the Firm’s Employment Law & Labor Relations  group, was recently interviewed by Lehigh Valley Business. The article, titled “Proactive Workplace Policies Needed to Address Gender Preference”, looks at the legal protections for transgender employees as well as strategies employers can use to create a supportive workplace environment for LGBTQ+ […]

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. 21, 2019

FLB Wins Dismissal of Employment Discrimination and Retaliation Claims Against Lehigh University

A former development research analyst for Lehigh University sued the school in state court for employment discrimination, alleging that after almost 13 years of employment, the school harassed her and terminated her employment based on her age, disabilities (fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome and sleep apnea), and retaliated against her for requesting leave to address her […]

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. 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. 10, 2019

Stephanie A. Koenig Named to Hillside School Board of Trustees

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C. is pleased to announce that Stephanie A Koenig, attorney in the Firm’s Real Estate, Land Use & Development and Employment and Labor Law groups, has been named to The Hillside School Board of Trustees. “We are excited to add such an active member of our community to our board, and […]

Mar. 12, 2019

The Overtime Fear of 2016: It’s Back, But With Less of a Bite

by Stephanie A. Koenig and Jacob M. Sitman On March 7, 2019, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) unveiled a proposal to make more workers eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The DOL has requested public comments on the proposed rule, and hopes to publish a final rule before the […]

Feb. 28, 2019

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba Announces Relocation from Center Valley to Downtown Allentown

Driven by continuous growth and expansion, Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba (FLB), the Lehigh Valley’s leading law firm, announced today it will relocate its main office from Center Valley to downtown Allentown. The firm will move to a 20,000-square-foot space on the 8th Floor of Two City Center at the beginning of 2020. “We are excited […]

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 […]

Feb. 4, 2019

Kathleen M. Mills

It is with great sorrow that Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba (FLB) announces the passing of our friend and colleague, Kathy Mills on February 1, 2019. Kathy focused much of her 50-year career on employment and labor law, serving first as a partner in a large law firm in Pittsburgh, one of the few women partners […]