Oct. 17, 2018

Maraleen Shields to Present 2018 Minority Bar Committee Rising Star Award

Maraleen D. Shields, shareholder of the Firm’s Healthcare and Litigation & Trial Practice Groups, will be presenting Anthony D. Cox, Jr. with the 2018 Rising Star Award at the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Minority Bar Committee 10th Diversity Summit.  The event will take place on Thursday, October 18 from 8:45 am to 5:30 pm. Ms. Shields […]

Sep. 27, 2018

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C. (FLB) is pleased to announce that the Firm is celebrating 30 years of serving businesses and individual clients in the Mid-Atlantic Region with quality, responsive legal services. Consistently recognized as a top law firm in the greater Lehigh Valley region, FLB is also one of the largest firms in Pennsylvania, […]

Jul. 23, 2018

FLB Tops Lehigh Valley Business Reader Rankings For Second Year

On the eve of its 30th anniversary, Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, PC has been named by the readers of Lehigh Valley Business both the “Best Law Firm” and “Best Mergers & Acquisitions Firm” in the region for the second consecutive year.  Thousands of votes were cast in Lehigh Valley Business’ reader rankings, and the results […]

Jul. 1, 2018

Kenneth R. Charette Named Shareholder

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C. is pleased to announce that Kenneth R. Charette has been named Shareholder of the Firm. Mr. Charette serves as a member in FLB’s Corporate, Business & Banking Group and Healthcare Group. His practice focuses on complex business and healthcare matters including, but not limited to: mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, […]

Jun. 8, 2018

Joseph A. Bubba To Participate in “90 Ideas in 90 Minutes”

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba is pleased to announce that Joseph A. Bubba, co-managing shareholder, and chair of the Firm’s Healthcare group, will be presenting at Lehigh Valley Business’s “90 Ideas in 90 Minutes” event. It will be held at DeSales University on June 14, from 8:00 to 10:00 AM. Mr. Bubba is a frequent speaker […]

Jun. 4, 2018

Maraleen Shields to Speak on HIPAA/HITECH

Maraleen D. Shields, shareholder of FLB’s Healthcare and Litigation & Trial Practice Groups, will be speaking at this month’s Lehigh Valley Health Information Management Association Educational Meeting. The event will be held at the Lehigh Valley Hospital Network Muhlenberg campus on June 8. Speaking about “Patient Rights (& Provider Duties) Under HIPAA,” Ms. Shields aims […]

May. 23, 2018

Can a Medical Staff or Medical Executive Committee be Sued?

We addressed a similar question in an earlier article.  At that time, we discussed the issue of whether a Medical Staff can have standing to sue its own hospital.  We cautioned in that article to “be careful what you ask for.”  If a Medical Staff asserts autonomy and wishes to sue on its on behalf, […]

May. 18, 2018

FLB Attorneys Named to 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C. is pleased to announce that four attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list. 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. 15, 2018

Maraleen Shields Receives PBA President’s Award

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba is pleased to announce that Maraleen D. Shields has been selected to receive a Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) President’s Award. Shields was chosen by outgoing PBA President, Sharon R. López, for her “dedication and commitment to the PBA Blue Ribbon Panel on Membership Engagement for Millennials, Minorities and Mothers.” Ms. Shields […]

Apr. 23, 2018

FLB Attorneys Speak About Electronic Surveillance Devices at PALA Conference

On April 10, 2018, Healthcare attorney Steve Boell and Employment attorney Jacob Sitman teamed up to present “Smile You’re On Nanny Camera!” — a look at electronic surveillance devices — to approximately 50 personal care home owners and executives attending the Pennsylvania Assisted Living Association (PALA) Spring 2018 Conference.  PALA is recognized as the state association […]