Mar. 30, 2023

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba Celebrates Decade of “Top Workplace” Honors

ALLENTOWN, March 31, 2023 – For the 10th year in a row, Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C. has been selected as one of The Morning Call’s “Top Workplaces.” As the firm celebrates a decade of being one of the area’s top businesses in the “Small Employers” category, it also commemorates 35 years in business. “The […]

Jan. 18, 2023

Maraleen D. Shields to Moderate PBI/PBA Panel – “The Dobbs Decision– Rewriting History?”

Maraleen D. Shields, a shareholder in the Firm’s Litigation & Trial Practice and Healthcare practices, will be moderating a panel discussion entitled, The Dobbs Decision– Rewriting History? The hour-long event, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, will take place remotely on Friday, January 20, 2023, at 12 pm. The discussion will center on the implications of […]

Jan. 9, 2023

Pennsylvania Renews Push to Let Nurse Practitioners Care for Patients

With the COVID-19 pandemic, the Governor waived many restrictions on healthcare and nurse practitioners in the interest of providing much-needed care. Many of those waivers have now expired, but we are left with data suggesting that some of the guardrails perhaps were not necessary or were a barrier to providing patient care. Pennsylvania State Senators […]

Dec. 19, 2022

Joseph A. Bubba and Joseph A. Fitzpatrick, Jr. Named to Lehigh Valley Business’ Power List in Law

Joseph A. Bubba and Joseph A. Fitzpatrick, Jr., two of Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba PC’s founding members were both included in the Lehigh Valley Business’ Power List in Law, published by Lehigh Valley Business. The list, which was announced on December 12, 2022, honors those in the community who, “shape our communities and influence our […]

Jun. 24, 2021

FLB Named a Lehigh Valley Top Workplace for the 8th Consecutive Year

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C. has again been selected as one of The Morning Call’s “Top Workplaces”. This was the eighth consecutive year the Firm earned a place on the list. In the article published on June 24, the Firm ranked eighth overall in the “Small Employers” category, and the highest-ranking law firm overall. “Following a difficult year, […]

Jun. 21, 2021

Three FLB Shareholders Named to LVB Power 30 in Law List

FLB congratulates co-managing shareholder, Joseph A. Bubba, founder & shareholder Joseph A. Fitzpatrick, Jr., and shareholder Stephanie A. Kobal for being named to the “Power 30 in Law” list, which was curated by Lehigh Valley Business’ editorial staff. Joseph A. Bubba is a co-founder of FLB and has been the Firm’s managing shareholder since for […]

Apr. 26, 2021

The Uncertain Future of Physician Non-Competes

It is now well beyond standard practice for independent professional practices and healthcare systems to require their employed physicians to execute non-competition provisions as part of their employment relationship.  Enforceability of the “non-competes” has been somewhat of a “mixed bag” and is often very fact specific. There have been a few cases in Pennsylvania that […]

Mar. 25, 2021

Maraleen D. Shields Rated “Highly Recommended” by the Bar Association of Lehigh County

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba shareholder and Lehigh County Judiciary Candidate Maraleen D. Shields, was rated as “Highly Recommended” by the Bar Association of Lehigh County Judicial Evaluation Committee. In their review, the Judicial Evaluation Committee wrote: “Attorney Shields has practiced for nearly twenty years as a civil attorney, with a particular focus on litigation. She […]

Jan. 5, 2021

Maraleen D. Shields Named to National Black Lawyers Top 100 List

Shareholder Maraleen D. Shields was named to the National Black Lawyers Top 100 list in Pennsylvania, an honor given only to select lawyers in each state who promote diversity and equality in the legal system. Ms. Shields is a shareholder of the Firm’s Litigation & Trial Practice and Healthcare Groups. As a member of the […]

Dec. 21, 2020

Maraleen D. Shields Named to Healthcare Power Players List by Lehigh Valley Business

  Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba Shareholder Maraleen D. Shields was recently named to the 2020 Lehigh Valley Business Healthcare Power Players list. Honorees were selected by the publication’s reporters and editors based on their reporting and in consultation with knowledgeable people in their fields. In discussing what she feels is the biggest responsibility to the […]