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Saxton & Stump is a full-service law firm serving businesses by providing legal and consulting services. We apply strategic solutions and provide problem-solving support to help our clients navigate legal issues and thrive in an increasingly complex world.

Sarah K. Ivy, Esq. Joins Saxton & Stump 

Sarah K. Ivy, Esq. joins Saxton & Stump as Shareholder and Chair of our firm’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group. Sarah brings more than 20 years of experience advising employers and other employee benefits plan sponsors on all employee benefit and executive compensation plan issues arising under the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) and Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).  She serves clients out of the firm’s expanding Lancaster, Malvern and Harrisburg offices.


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Saxton & Stump Hires Litigation Paralegal to Bolster Healthcare Resources

  MALVERN, Pa., June 12, 2019 — Saxton & Stump, a Pennsylvania-based law firm, is pleased to welcome Katherine McSorley to the firm’s Malvern office as a paralegal. She will provide support to attorneys in the firm’s Healthcare Litigation and Mitigation and...

Saxton & Stump Attorney Erik Hume Elected as Vice Chair of PBA Real Property Section

  HARRISBURG, Pa., June 5, 2019 — Saxton & Stump attorney Erik M. Hume was recently elected as the vice chair of the Real Property Division for the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section. The Real Property, Probate and...

Sarah K. Ivy, Esq. Joins Saxton & Stump, Launches Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group

  LANCASTER, Pa., June  3, 2019 — Saxton & Stump, a Pennsylvania-based law firm, is pleased to welcome attorney Sarah K. Ivy as shareholder and to announce the launch of its Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group. Sarah will serve as chair of the...

Judge Lawrence F. Stengel (Ret.) Presented on Panel at PBA 26th Annual Conference

  LANCASTER, Pa., May 29, 2019 — Judge Lawrence F. Stengel (Ret.) presented at the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s 26th Annual Conference on May 15, 2019. He participated as a panel member during the “Hostile Work Environments and Sexual Harassment” seminar, a CLE...

Saxton & Stump Continues to Grow, Hires Three Professionals

  LANCASTER, Pa., May 22, 2019 — Saxton & Stump, a Pennsylvania-based law firm, is pleased to welcome Gayle Pridgen, Abbey Seymore and M. Erica Crouse to the firm. Gayle Pridgen supports the Trusts and Estates Group as a paralegal. With decades of experience...

Saxton & Stump’s Kathy Granbois Selected to Receive CPBJ 2019 Women of Influence Award

  LANCASTER, Pa., May 20, 2019 — Saxton & Stump is pleased to announce that Central Penn Business Journal selected Katherine Pandelidis Granbois, Esq. to receive the 2019 Women of Influence award. Thirty Women of Influence were selected by a panel of judges,...

Saxton & Stump’s Strategic Partner, SE Healthcare, Releases Physician Health Platform

  SE Healthcare, a Saxton & Stump strategic partner, has officially released the Physician Burnout Prevention Program, the most comprehensive enterprise-level physician health strategy on the market. SE Healthcare has been an innovator in the healthcare...

Saxton & Stump Attorneys Appointed to 2019 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

  LANCASTER, Pa., May 16, 2019 — Saxton & Stump, a Pennsylvania-based law firm, is pleased to announce that four of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2019 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding...

Retired Pennsylvania Superior Court Judge Robert A. Graci Joins Saxton & Stump in Harrisburg

  HARRISBURG, Pa. May 13, 2019 – Robert A. Graci, former Pennsylvania Superior Court Judge and retired Chief Counsel to the Judicial Conduct Board of Pennsylvania, has joined the law firm of Saxton & Stump as Senior Counsel. Graci will strongly impact the...

Saxton & Stump Welcomes Jennifer Steele, Reaffirms Commitment to Five-Star Service

  LANCASTER, Pa., April 24, 2019 — Saxton & Stump, a Pennsylvania-based law firm, is pleased to welcome Jennifer Steele to the firm as the Director of Concierge Services. Jennifer is an accomplished hospitality professional whose role is focused on creating a...


NLRB to Release Updated Regulations to Determine Graduate Students’ Right to Unionize

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently announced its intent to release proposed regulations to clarify whether graduate students and teaching assistants at private universities can unionize. The NLRB will determine whether, or under what circumstances,...

Medical Marijuana in the Workplace: Considerations for Employers

  Employers and human resources (HR) professionals are tasked with navigating how to handle medical marijuana in the workplace with little guidance from Pennsylvania courts. Adding to the complexity of this issue, employers must remain cognizant of workplace...

Mitigating Risk During Hotel Construction Projects

  There are multiple areas of risk that come with the development of hotel construction projects and it’s vitally important to be aware of them. If a setback occurs during the building process due to risk, it may have a negative effect on the development cost or...

Supreme Court to Decide Whether Title VII Civil Rights Protections Should Extend to LGBT Employees

The Supreme Court announced recently that it will hear three cases during its October 2019 Term in an attempt to resolve a split between lower courts as to whether lawsuits alleging employment discrimination based on an employee’s sexual orientation or identity are...

Tailoring Construction Contracts to Avoid Costly Repercussions

  A contract tailored to your unique construction project is essential in avoiding potential misunderstandings, disagreements and costly litigation. Not only can a well-drafted contract limit exposure to liability, it can also strengthen your reputation in the...

The Impact of Choosing the Right Type of Community

  This is the final installment in our four-part series, “An Introduction to Pennsylvania Common Interest Ownership Communities.” In this series, we explore the legal background of condominiums and planned communities, the two most common types of communities in...

Court Rules Patients Can Create Hostile Work Environment for Healthcare Providers

  A recent decision from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals reaffirms that employees can bring sexual harassment claims based on the conduct of non-employees, including patients. This decision reminds healthcare practices that patients can be the source of sexual...

Why Material Breaches of Contract are so Important on a Construction Project

  When a project “goes south” and deteriorates, contractors sometimes threaten to stop work. But stopping work is a serious response that can lead to other compound problems such as schedule delays, lost profits and broken relationships. When a project starts to...

The Importance of Confidentiality in Mergers and Acquisitions: Secure a Non-Disclosure Agreement Before Starting the Conversation

  This is the first installment in our four-part series, “Key Stages in Buying and Selling Businesses.” In this series, we explore critical stages in the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) process that both buyers and sellers should consider. Confidentiality is...

Department of Labor’s Proposed Rule Change Would Impact Overtime Eligibility – How Pennsylvania Employers Can Prepare

  The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued its long-awaited proposed rule that would raise the minimum annual salary required for workers — executive, administrative and professional — to qualify for the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) white-collar...


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