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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.

Derek W. Leckow, Esq. Joins Saxton & Stump as Senior Market Strategist

Derek W. Leckow, Esq, attorney and and corporate finance executive, joins Saxton & Stump as Senior Market Strategist.  Derek brings more than 20 years of experience working closely on business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and building relationships with investors and business leaders.  He works with the firm’s Business Development team to leverage his relationships and industry knowledge to grow the firm’s client base and focus on strategic initiatives.  In addition, he is an Associate, currently admitted in Illinois only, in the firm’s Business & Corporate Group.



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Saxton & Stump Hires Alicia Armstrong, Intellectual Property Paralegal

  LANCASTER, Pa., July 9, 2019 — Saxton & Stump, a Pennsylvania-based law firm, is pleased to welcome Alicia A. Armstrong to the firm’s Lancaster office as a paralegal. Armstrong brings 14 years of experience on intellectual property matters and will support...

Saxton & Stump Medical Consultants Contribute Chapter to Obstetrics and Gynecology of North America

  Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America Two of Saxton & Stump’s Senior Media Consultants, Dr. Richard N. Waldman and Stephanie K. Sargent, MHA, RN, LSSBB, CPPS, contributed the chapter “The Patient Experience and Safety” to Volume 46, Issue 2 of...

Derek W. Leckow, Esq. Joins Saxton & Stump, Strengthens the Firm’s Business Development Resources

  LANCASTER, Pa., June 18, 2019 — Saxton & Stump, a Pennsylvania-based law firm, is pleased to welcome attorney and corporate finance executive Derek W. Leckow, Esq. as Senior Market Strategist. Leckow brings more than 20 years of experience working closely...

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...


Attorney Jeff Bright Published in ABC Spokesman Newsletter

  Attorney Jeffrey C. Bright was recently featured in The Merit Shop Spokesman ABC Keystone Newsletter. His article, “Change Orders, Change Directives and Differing Site Conditions,” discusses how to properly document changes in the work, price or schedule of a...

Negotiating Construction Contracts

  Whether you are a contractor, subcontractor or owner, negotiating contract terms is necessary to succeed as a business. For construction contracts, certain clauses tend to draw the most attention during negotiations: price, scope of work, schedule and...

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Issues Significant Opinion Regarding the Relevance of Risks and Complications in Negligence Actions

Two years ago, the Pennsylvania Superior Court sent a shockwave through medical malpractice litigation when, in Mitchell v. Shikora, it determined that evidence of known risks and complications of the surgery at issue was inadmissible in a medical negligence case. The...

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...


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