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Saxton & Stump provides solutions for complex legal issues and partners with clients to create a roadmap for their success. We are committed to empowering clients by delivering five-star service and results-focused advice.

Trusts and Estates attorney Jennifer Galloway joins Saxton & Stump

Attorney Jennifer Galloway has deep ties in central PA and extensive knowledge of planning and litigation related to the transition of assets to future generations.  Our Trusts and Estates team, chaired by Attorney Scott Mitchell, is adding more knowledge and resources for our clients.


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Tanya Daniels Harris joins Saxton & Stump’s Senior Care Services team adding more licensure and compliance resources for clients

HARRISBURG, Pa., October 8, 2021 — Attorney Tanya Daniels Harris, Esq. has joined Saxton & Stump’s Senior Care Services team, bringing her unique focus on regulatory, compliance, and survey and enforcement matters to the firm’s Harrisburg office. The Senior Care...

Eleven Saxton & Stump attorneys named in 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®

Steven Costello recognized as Medical Malpractice - Defendant "Lawyer of the Year" in PhiladelphiaLANCASTER, Pa., October 6, 2021 — Saxton & Stump is pleased to announce that eleven attorneys have been recognized in the 28th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America,...

Saxton & Stump’s strategic expansion continues with 10 new hires, including three attorneys

  LANCASTER, Pa., September 29, 2021 — Saxton & Stump is strengthening the resources available to its clients by adding both attorneys and key business professionals. With the latest hires, the firm has added 14 attorneys this year, including some of the foremost...

Trusts and estates attorney Jennifer Galloway joins Saxton & Stump

  LANCASTER, Pa., September 24, 2021 — Jennifer A. Galloway, Esq. has joined Saxton & Stump’s Trusts and Estates team. The team, led by Scott Alan Mitchell, Esq., provides clients with a comprehensive set of legal services related to the creation and...

Attorney Andy Reilly, Pennsylvania business, civic and political leader, joins Saxton & Stump

  MALVERN, Pa., July 21, 2021 — Attorney Andrew J. Reilly, a leading member of Delaware County’s legal, business and political community, has joined Saxton & Stump. Reilly is an experienced litigator with a focus in municipal law, representing clients in real...

Attorney Steve Bowers joins Saxton & Stump’s growing ERISA practice

  MALVERN, Pa., July 16, 2021 —  Philadelphia attorney L. Stephen Bowers has joined Saxton and Stump’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation team, bringing substantial experience advising employers on benefits law, including matters pertaining to the Employee...

Darlene King speaks to Louisiana bariatric surgeons about preventing and defending against medical malpractice

Attorney Darlene K. King was an invited speaker at the Louisiana State Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (LA-ASMBS) Webinar Series on June 22, 2021. Darlene presented Medical Malpractice in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery: How to...

Attorney Kathy Pape shared how water and wastewater utility regionalization helped Greater Johnstown Water Authority and City of Johnstown

Saxton & Stump attorney Kathy Pape partnered with the City of Johnstown and the Greater Johnstown Water Authority to present Compliance and Capital Solutions Through Regionalization at Pennsylvania Water Environment Association’s (PWEA’s) annual technical...

Attorneys Spitz and Neville join Saxton & Stump establishing firm’s South Carolina presence

  LANCASTER, Pa., June 29, 2021 — Recognized South Carolina attorneys Stephen A. Spitz and Irish “Ryan” Neville joined Saxton & Stump, launching the firm’s first out-of-state office in Charleston. Both attorneys are well-established in the business and legal...

Saxton & Stump attorney Erik Hume named Chair of Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 18, 2021 — Saxton & Stump attorney Erik M. Hume was recently named Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s (PBA) Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section. The section is PBA’s largest and focuses on the interests of real estate and...


Mishandling COVID-19 vaccine hiring requirements may run afoul of equal employment opportunity guidance

  Spurred by the Biden Administration’s pronouncement that employers with 100 or more employees will be required to mandate vaccinations of their workforce, some employers are taking the proactive step of publicizing vaccination status as a condition of...

What businesses need to know about independent contractor misclassification audits

  by Michael T. Traxler, Esq. and Carson B. Morris, Esq.Misclassification of employees as independent contractors has been a hot button topic over the last several years for the trucking and construction industries. State and local governments have ramped-up...

Suspension and termination rights under CASPA

 When payment is slow, most contractors and subcontractors begin looking for options to either suspend work or terminate the contract. However, it is common for contracts to require contractors and subcontractors to keep working if a dispute arises. Improperly...

Legal rights and tactics for addressing price volatility in materials and supply chains

by Jeffrey C. Bright, Esq. and Ronald H. Pollock, Esq.Over the past year, many construction projects have suffered from volatile price fluctuations for materials. For example, the National Association of Home Builders estimates that increased lumber prices alone have...

Six figure settlement highlights the perils of bonuses and regular rate calculations

A recent investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) led to its recovery of $165,653 in back wages for approximately 3,000 employees of The Giant Company LLC (Giant) in Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland. According to the DOL, Giant failed to...

Mixed-use projects and the Pennsylvania Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act

The Pennsylvania Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act (CASPA) generally applies to all private construction projects in the state of Pennsylvania. CASPA is a prompt payment law with teeth: If a contractor or subcontractor is the substantially prevailing party in...

Funeral Board COVID-19 waivers ending early

On August 5, 2021, the Pennsylvania Department of State announced a schedule for the expiration of COVID-related waivers and suspensions of professional licensing regulations. Funeral Board waivers will now expire on August 17, 2021.

IRS revises qualified retirement plan correction procedure

 On July 16, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Revenue Procedure 2021-30 which restates and revises the existing Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS). EPCRS is an IRS program which permits sponsors of qualified plans (such as 401(k)...

Construction manager as advisor versus construction manager as constructor – which is right for your project?

There are a wide variety of project delivery and contract methods, each with unique wrinkles, responsibilities, and roles for the parties. A frequent topic that arises is whether a construction manager should be used and whether the construction manager should be “as...

Prior to the summer recess, PA legislature moves on bills affecting water and wastewater authorities

 The legislature was busy prior to passing the 2021/2022 budget and recessing last Friday for the summer. The bills discussed may affect operations or finances at water or wastewater authorities. The bill that crossed the finish line is HB957, known as the “Ghost...

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