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Kiandra Steffy joins Saxton & Stump’s growing litigation practice in Lancaster

We are pleased to announce that Kiandra Steffy has joined the firm as an associate to focus her practice in Labor and Employment, Title IX and Commercial Litigation as well as Internal Investigations. Kiandra brings more than five years of experience and is an active member of the Lancaster Community.


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Experienced bankruptcy attorney Pauline Felice Gibble joins Saxton & Stump in Lancaster alongside Barry Solodky

LANCASTER, Pa., March 12, 2020 — Saxton & Stump is pleased to share that attorney Pauline Felice Gibble has joined the firm as an associate to support the growing Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights practice in Lancaster. With more than 30 years of experience as a...

Erik Hume addresses key legal questions about short-term rentals in BIA’s Lancaster Builder

  Short-term rentals can be an attractive opportunity for property owners looking to earn money, but owners should be aware of the governing laws and regulations that are still attempting to catch up with the trend. In the spring 2020 issue of the Building...

Kiandra Steffy joins Saxton & Stump’s growing litigation practice in Lancaster

LANCASTER, Pa., March 2, 2020 — Saxton & Stump announced today that attorney Kiandra D. Steffy has joined the firm as an associate to focus her practice in Labor and Employment, Title IX and Commercial Litigation. She has experience with state and federal...

Attorneys Saxton and King publish part two on medical malpractice guidance for doctors in Lancaster Physician Magazine series

“I Was Sued… Now What?!” was recently published in Lancaster Physician Magazine’s winter 2020 edition. The article completes the two-part series by attorneys James W. Saxton, CEO, and Darlene K. King, Chair of Saxton & Stump’s Risk Mitigation & Safety Group....

Nationally recognized compliance and cybersecurity consultant Jeffrey Miller establishes practices at Saxton & Stump

LANCASTER, Pa., February 13, 2020 — Saxton & Stump announced today that Jeffrey B. Miller, a nationally recognized compliance and cybersecurity consultant and attorney, has joined the firm’s Lancaster office as Senior Counsel. Miller serves clients of his...

Assembling a powerful team: Saxton & Stump’s marketing and business development team expands, adding experienced professional Sherry Smith

LANCASTER, Pa., January 23, 2020 — Saxton & Stump announced the addition of Sherry L. Smith as a Business Development Strategist, who brings more than 20 years of experience in sales and marketing roles. Led by Jenna R. Wagner, Vice President of Marketing and...

Lancaster bankruptcy and creditors’ rights attorney Barry Solodky joins Saxton & Stump

LANCASTER, Pa., January 13, 2020 — Saxton & Stump is pleased to welcome attorney Barry A. Solodky as Senior Counsel and leader of its newly-formed Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights practice. Solodky has been serving clients for more than four decades in bankruptcy...

Saxton & Stump hires experienced paralegal to support its growing practice in Lancaster

  LANCASTER, Pa., January 8, 2020 — Saxton & Stump is pleased to welcome Nancy J. Pokopec to the firm as a paralegal. Pokopec brings more than 40 years of experience and will support the firm’s attorneys in Business and Corporate, Labor and Employment,...

Saxton & Stump’s Erik Hume Publishes 2020 Supplement for Real Estate Industry Reference Guide

HARRISBURG, Pa., January 6, 2020 — Saxton & Stump attorney Erik M. Hume has published the 2020 supplemental update to “Pennsylvania Community Association & Law Practice,” an essential reference guide for attorneys, real estate professionals, developers and...

Attorney Natasha Dorcus Joins Saxton & Stump’s Growing Litigation Team in Malvern

MALVERN, Pa., December 6, 2019 — Attorney Natasha L. Dorcus has joined Saxton & Stump’s healthcare litigation and commercial litigation practices. She brings more than 20 years of experience and is the ninth attorney the firm has added to its litigation team this...


Remote workforce considerations to enhance and protect your business during COVID-19

With the emergence of COVID-19, businesses are urgently expanding the use of remotely working employees. Many employers now face the unique challenge of finding a way to effectively utilize employees working remotely to maintain significant business productivity.

Funeral intern regulation suspended

Gov. Tom Wolf has temporarily suspended the Funeral Board regulation requiring resident interns to restart their internship if it is interrupted for 30 days or more. Until the COVID-19 emergency ends, interns are not required to restart their internship unless it is interrupted by 120 days or more.

Critical planning for construction companies during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing significant disruption in the economy, and construction companies are not spared. The first wave of disruption came from government orders that shutdown the economy. For the past week, Saxton & Stump’s Construction Law team has been fielding calls and advising on which projects can continue with work, requesting exemptions, working across state lines, and addressing specific project-related disruptions to manpower and the schedule.

Department of Labor issues temporary rule regarding paid leave under the FFCRA

On April 1, the Department of Labor issued regulations regarding implementation of paid leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The temporary rule, effective April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020, clarifies some of the questions raised by the FFCRA.

Some states introduce legislation around insurance coverage exclusions for virus-related business interruption losses

Businesses throughout the country continue to experience revenue reduction and business disruptions related to mandated shutdowns and slowdowns resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Many are looking into their options to recoup economic losses attributed under business interruption or income loss provisions contained in commercial property loss policies.

Temporary waiver granted for 10-day rule in Pennsylvania

Gov. Tom Wolf has granted a temporary waiver of the 10-day rule. The length of time a funeral home may retain a body is automatically extended to 30 days, until the COVID-19 emergency ends. If a funeral home believes it will hold a body for more than 30 days, the funeral home must seek permission from the Funeral Board in the same manner as under the 10-day rule.

Death care providers navigate COVID-19: frequently asked legal questions

Death care services remain classified as life-sustaining businesses and may continue physical operations under Gov. Tom Wolf’s order indefinitely closing non-life-sustaining businesses across Pennsylvania and his stay-at-home order effective in 33 counties through April 30.

Small business exemption under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

In anticipation of the upcoming compliance deadline, the Department of Labor (DOL) recently published updated guidance to help employers determine obligations under the Families First Coronavirus Act (FFCRA). The guidance, by way of an expanded Questions and Answers document, gives additional insight into whether and how small businesses may claim an exemption to the FFCRA’s paid leave provisions.

President Trump signs $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill – what it means for businesses

President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act which provides $2 trillion in relief, including large sums of cash to hospitals and broader access to testing for individuals. The 880-page Act includes economic stimulus money ranging from individual rebates and small business loans to increased unemployment support and tax breaks. T

Financial relief available to Pennsylvania employers

In addition to the potential relief available under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, Pennsylvania businesses may have two other potential avenues for relief – SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans and COVID-19 Working Capital Access Program (CWCA)


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