At Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, we know that early involvement of legal counsel is crucial when the power of eminent domain is used by either a government or public utility.
Those burdened with a taking are entitled to just compensation, and the utility or governmental agency exercising this extraordinary power must balance the interest of its constituents with those of the property owner.
Our knowledge of the law, when combined with our significant real estate and trial experience, creates a powerful force to advance your interests.
Co-Managing Shareholder, Joseph A. Bubba is profiled in a special feature of Lehigh Valley Business, discussing why the law firm is in a position to grow in the new decade. The section featured 20 business leaders and asked them to provide insights into the new year (and decade) by answering a single question. Mr. Bubba […]
The owners of Plaza at 835 West Hamilton Street brought an eminent domain proceeding against the City of Allentown, arguing that the City caused them to lose a major tenant and default on their mortgage. As a consequence, the building owner claimed that they suffered a “taking” of their property for which they sought “just […]
Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C. has again been selected as one of The Morning Call’s “Top Workplaces” at a ceremony on March 6. This was the sixth consecutive year the Firm earned a place on the list. At the ceremony, the Firm ranked third in the “Small Employers” category, and the highest ranking law firm […]