Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba is pleased to announce that Christopher M. McLean has joined the Firm as an attorney in the Real Estate, Land Use & Development and Corporate, Business & Banking practice areas. “Chris has been involved in both real estate and corporate law for 15 years. He is a known commodity in […]
Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba is pleased to announce that Kate Durso, a shareholder in the Firm’s Real Estate, Land Use & Development practice, has been recognized nationally as an influential leader in commercial real estate. Durso was honored as a 2017 Woman of Influence by Real Estate Forum magazine, in the magazine’s July/August edition. For […]
Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, PC has been named both the Top Law Firm and Top Mergers & Acquisitions Firm in the Lehigh Valley for 2017 by the readers of Lehigh Valley Business. Thousands of votes were cast in Lehigh Valley Business’ inaugural reader rankings, and the results were published on July 17, 2017. “When you […]
During the month of July – the busiest airline travel month of the year – American Airlines passengers around the world will be learning why the Lehigh Valley is great place to visit, relocate and operate a business. American Way, the in-flight magazine for American Airlines, is featuring the Lehigh Valley in its Spotlight series. […]
Vastex International, Inc., a Lehigh Valley manufacturer of screen-printing equipment for the garment industry, recently broke ground on the construction of a new facility. This building will include state-of-the-art manufacturing, showroom and seminar space, as well as the company’s corporate offices. FLB attorneys, Kate Durso and Tim Charlesworth, attended the groundbreaking on former Bethlehem Steel property within Lehigh […]
On July 29, 2016, President Obama signed into law H.R. 3700 also known as the “Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act,” which amends the process used by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to determine qualification for a low-interest mortgage with FHA insurance. Most significantly, it lowers the owner-occupancy requirement from 50 percent to 35 percent. Current […]
The medical marijuana law has different impacts for interested parties – physicians and potential growers and dispensers.
Who is it? Which neighbor is “that neighbor” – the loud, unruly one who just seems to attract trouble? Unfortunately, too many neighborhoods have “that neighbor,” hosting late night parties, parking their cars or RVs wherever they please, blasting their television or music, or maybe just being ornery and difficult to get along with. Now, […]
Although the law is somewhat unsettled in this area, it is possible for city-owned utility companies to place liens against a landlord’s property for unpaid tenant utility bills without first providing notice to the property owner of the same.
Adventure tourism. Trampoline park birthday parties. A neighborhood gym or commercial landlord. These are examples of businesses that are likely to ask patrons to sign a waiver before visiting or using their facilities. During the pandemic, it seemed nearly every business asked customers to sign one so as to defer liability should someone contract the […]
If you are interested in setting up a brick-and-mortar in PA, you may need help with zoning. That building you had your heart set on may not be eligible for your intended use based on local ordinances. What are your options? Let’s explore zoning in PA – what is the process, and how you can […]
Jacob M. Sitman and Stephanie A. Kobal, representing the firm’s Employment Law & Labor Relations practice groups, will present to The Lehigh Valley Chapter of the Society For Human Resource Management (SHRMLV) annual conference on Thursday, October 19, 2023. Jake and Steph will address employment law’s most recent changes and common issues, as well as […]