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 […]

Oct. 10, 2018

Corporations Registering To Do Business In Pennsylvania Consent To Being Sued In Pennsylvania

On September 25, 2018, the Pennsylvania Superior Court in Murray v. American LaFrance, — A.3d —, 2018 Pa. Super. 267 held that foreign corporations registered to conduct business in the state automatically consent to being sued in Pennsylvania’s courts.  This decision, along with the Court’s decision in Webb-Benjamin, LLC v. International Rug Group, LLC, — […]

Oct. 8, 2018

Updates to the Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act (CASPA)

For more than twenty years the Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act (CASPA) has been a law in Pennsylvania providing a tool for contractors and subcontractors to get paid. Conflict between Owners, Prime Contractors, Subcontractors, and subs of subs is a common sight in the construction world. CASPA provides remedies for contractors and subcontractors whose work […]

Oct. 5, 2018

Lehigh Valley Professional Hockey and FLB’s Enduring Relationship

A decade ago, two brothers from a family deeply rooted in Pittsburgh major league baseball and hockey teams found themselves in the Lehigh Valley.  Jim and Rob Brooks, both with business backgrounds and as owners of an ECHL professional franchise in Wheeling, West Virginia, were presented with an opportunity to purchase the Philadelphia Phantoms, the […]

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, […]

Aug. 2, 2018

Court Holds Non-Collusive Sheriff’s Sale Not a Preferential Transfer

In an Opinion dated July 19, 2018, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals held that a transfer of property pursuant to a non-collusive sheriff’s sale is not a preferential transfer under Section 547 of the Bankruptcy Code. Under the Bankruptcy Code, certain transfers of property, or of a Debtor’s interest in property, can be avoided […]

Jul. 25, 2018

Firm Assists Newspaper in Obtaining Access to School Bus Video

Pursuant to Pennsylvania’s Right to Know Law, a regional newspaper sought to obtain a copy of a video recording of an incident involving a student and a teacher that occurred on a school bus. The school district opposed the request. The Office of Open Records (OOR) concluded that the video was a public record to […]

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 […]

Jun. 6, 2018

Gretchen Geisser Petersen Joins Southern Lehigh Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C. is pleased to announce that Gretchen L. Geisser Petersen, attorney in the Firm’s Litigation & Trial Practice, has joined the Board of Directors of the Southern Lehigh Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Geisser Petersen looks forward to supporting and guiding the Chamber’s mission to provide services and opportunities for business owners […]

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 […]