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 […]

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. 10, 2018

Call Your Next Witness: Alexa?

We recently inherited my daughter’s cat, Luna, after she graduated from college. I’ve since learned that one thing that cats do is stand on you as you’re watching TV. Now I can relate to the Amazon commercial with the guy lying in bed and the cat standing on his chest when he says, “Alexa, call […]

Apr. 2, 2018

Register today for “Protecting Your Confidential Business Information and Trade Secret Assets”

    The increased  tendency of workers to move from job to job, along with the ease and speed of transferring massive amounts of data, has made it more difficult than ever for businesses to secure their greatest assets – confidential information, intellectual property and trade secrets – and prevent them from getting into the […]

Mar. 26, 2018

Court Decides Admissibility and Authentication of Social Media Posts

The words of caution are well known, even if not always heeded: “if you post something to social media, it’s there for everyone to see”; “once it’s on the Internet, you lose all control and have no expectation of privacy”; or “anything shared electronically lives on forever.”  Many cases, and even more personal embarrassment, have […]