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WHO WE ARE

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

 

Featured Professional

Hon. Lawrence F. Stengel (Ret.), Chair of the Internal Investigations Group at Saxton & Stump, has nearly 30 years of judicial experience which enables him to conduct fair and thorough internal investigations for corporations, educational institutions, governmental agencies, municipalities, and other organizations across the country.

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We strongly believe in giving back to the communities in which we work
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Practices

Providing strategic solutions to complex legal issues across a wide range of industries
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Multi-disciplinary team and resources providing effective solutions for our clients
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FIRM NEWS

The Honorable Lawrence F. Stengel, Former Chief Judge, Announces Retirement, Joins Lancaster, PA Law Firm Saxton & Stump

  Lancaster, PA, September 4, 2018 – Lawrence F. Stengel, former Chief Judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (EDPA), who recently announced his retirement effective August 31, 2018, has officially joined the law firm of...

Saxton & Stump Hires Business Development Professional to Support Firm’s Growth

  Lancaster County, PA, August 28, 2018 – Saxton & Stump, a Pennsylvania-based law firm, is pleased to announce the hiring of Briana Hallett as Business Development Assistant who supports the firm’s growth efforts by collaborating with the business development team...

Rebecca A. Finkenbinder Joins Saxton & Stump, Enhances Its Growing IP and Business and Corporate Law Groups

  Lancaster County, PA, August 20, 2018 – Saxton & Stump is pleased to announce that Rebecca A. Finkenbinder, Esq., has joined the firm as Senior Counsel and will work with the Intellectual Property and Business and Corporate practice groups to further expand the...

Saxton & Stump Welcomes New Associate Attorney Stephen J. Fleury, Jr.

Lancaster County, PA, August 13, 2018 – Saxton & Stump, a Pennsylvania-based law firm, is pleased to announce the hiring of Stephen J. Fleury, Jr., Esq. as an Associate who focuses his practice in Labor and Employment Law, Post-Acute Care, and Healthcare Litigation....

Saxton & Stump Continues Growth and Expands Capabilities by Hiring Four Professionals

  Lancaster County, PA, July 2, 2018 – Saxton & Stump, a Pennsylvania-based law firm, is pleased to announce that four professionals have recently joined the firm, continuing to bolster the growth of the firm’s legal and consulting services. Janet L. Byrne, MSN, RN,...

Saxton & Stump Hires Healthcare and Commercial Litigation Attorney

  Lancaster County, PA, June 29, 2018 – Saxton & Stump, a Pennsylvania-based law firm, is pleased to announce the hiring of Jonathan D. Landua as an Associate Attorney who focuses his practice in Healthcare, Healthcare Litigation, and Commercial Litigation. Jonathan...

Saxton & Stump Expands, Relocates Harrisburg Office

Lancaster County, PA, June 26, 2018 – Saxton & Stump, a Pennsylvania-based law firm, announced today that it has expanded and relocated its Harrisburg office to 4250 Crums Mill Road. The new office doubles the size of the firm’s previous location at Liberty Plaza II,...

Saxton & Stump Adds Intellectual Property Practice Area, Hires Two Senior Attorneys Bruce J. Wolstoncroft as Shareholder and Chair of Group and Helen Odar Wolstoncroft as Senior Counsel

  Lancaster County, PA, June 11, 2018 – Saxton & Stump, a Pennsylvania-based law firm, has announced the formation of an Intellectual Property Practice Area that will provide new and existing clients (entrepreneurs, startups, established companies, and multinational...

Saxton & Stump Attorneys Selected to 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

  Lancaster County, PA, May 18, 2018 – Saxton & Stump is pleased to announce that three of the firm’s lawyers have been selected to the 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Pennsylvania Rising Stars lists. James W. Saxton, CEO, has been selected to...

Saxton & Stump’s Matthew W. Rappleye and Ashley B. Nichols Present CLE Seminar for Lancaster Bar Association

Saxton & Stump’s Matthew W. Rappleye, Esq. and Ashley Brooke Nichols, Esq. were invited speakers at a Continuing Legal Education seminar for the Lancaster Bar Association on April 4, 2018.

INSIGHTS

Your Company Has Intellectual Property: How to Identify Using a Self-Audit

  Remember when letters were written on paper rather than electronically and tangible assets, such as real estate and equipment, provided the majority of economic value of a company? In those days of old, companies strategized as to the most effective way to manage...

Revamping Arbitration: Pennsylvania Adopts the Revised Uniform Arbitration Act

  Pennsylvania first adopted the Uniform Arbitration Act (“UAA”) in 1927.  Half a century later, in 1980, it was replaced with a modified version of the model Uniform Arbitration Act of 1955, to create the current UAA.  The purpose of the UAA was to “promote the...

Beware of Regular Rate Issues and Commissioned Employees

  On July 12, 2018, in the matter of Johnson v. Cincinnati Bell Inc., et al., a U.S. District Court in Ohio certified a class of non-exempt commissioned sales representatives pursuant to § 216(b) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  The class members allege that...

8 Ways to Prevent, Respond to Non-Employee Sexual Harassment

  A quote from Rick Hackman was recently featured in the Medical Practice Compliance Alert newsletter. This monthly newsletter offers advice for practices on how to stay compliant with medical rules and regulations.   Rick Hackman weighed in on how to prevent and...

Healthcare Construction-Risk Mitigation is Critical for Vulnerable Patients

  Due to the unique nature of healthcare facilities, construction projects require careful, specialized attention.  As described in previous articles, a detailed risk mitigation plan should be undertaken before any project involving a healthcare related building...

Saxton & Stump Expands, Relocates Harrisburg Office

Lancaster County, PA, June 26, 2018 – Saxton & Stump, a Pennsylvania-based law firm, announced today that it has expanded and relocated its Harrisburg office to 4250 Crums Mill Road. The new office doubles the size of the firm’s previous location at Liberty Plaza II,...

Governor Wolf Approves a Major Overhaul of Pennsylvania’s Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act

In 1994, the Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act (CASPA) was enacted in Pennsylvania as a tool for contractors and subcontractors to use to help facilitate payment for services rendered on a project.  The need for the CASPA was driven by lien waivers that...

FAA > NLRA & FLSA: Class Action Waivers in Employee Arbitration Agreements are Enforceable

In a recent ruling, a closely divided Supreme Court held that employment arbitration agreements must be enforced pursuant to their terms, resolving a circuit split in favor of employers and consistent with the federal policy in favor of arbitration. In so doing, the...

Compensable Travel Time under the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA) for Hourly Technicians

  On April 12, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division issued an opinion letter on the compensability of travel time for hourly wage technicians. The opinion letter is informative for any employer of hourly wage technicians seeking to determine...

Project Labor Agreements and the Public Works Open Contracting Act (House Bill 1849)

Earlier this month, I attended Free Enterprise Day in Harrisburg with Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. of Pennsylvania.  ABC is a national trade industry association that defends “free enterprise” in the construction industry, i.e., the “merit shop...

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Lancaster, PA 17601
Phone: (717) 556-1000
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Harrisburg, PA 17112
Phone: (717) 216-5505
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Malvern, PA 19355
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