James W. Saxton Named a Member of Lawyers of Distinction

Lancaster County, PA, May 30, 2017Saxton & Stump is proud to announce that CEO James W. Saxton has been certified as a member of Lawyers of Distinction.  The Lawyers of Distinction is recognized as the fastest growing community of distinguished lawyers in the United States.   Membership is limited to the top 10% of attorneys in the United States.  Members are accepted based upon objective evaluation of an attorney’s qualifications, license, reputation, experience, and disciplinary history.

Mr. Saxton has sustained an active litigation practice for more than 30 years, representing doctors, hospitals and other health care professionals in state and federal court and administrative proceedings.  He lectures frequently and is an invited speaker across the country on health care issues, including liability reduction and risk engineering. He presents to nationally prominent health care organizations such as the American College of Surgeons, American Urological Association, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, American Society for Health Care Risk Management and Physician Insurers Association of America. Additionally, Mr. Saxton has published more than two hundred articles, several handbooks and seven textbooks in his field.

Of note, Lawyers of Distinction only offers membership to no more than 10% of attorneys in any given state. Lawyers of Distinction uses its own independent criteria, including both objective and subjective factors in determining if an attorney can be recognized as being within the top 10% of attorneys in the United States in their respective field. This designation is based upon the proprietary analysis of the Lawyers of Distinction organization alone, and is not intended to be endorsed by any of the 50 United States Bar Associations or The District of Columbia Bar Association.

Based in Pennsylvania, Saxton & Stump is a legal and consulting firm that represents health care professionals and other businesses. The firm represents their clients in a wide range of legal and consulting services, including health care litigation and risk mitigation, labor and employment, and corporate insurance coverage and bad faith matters. In addition to a team of experienced lawyers and paralegals, the firm employs physicians, nurses, psychologists, physician reimbursement specialists, health policy thought leaders and business consultants.