James W. Saxton Recognized as 2018 ‘Best Lawyers in America’

Lancaster County, PA, August 16, 2017 – Saxton & Stump is pleased to announce that James W. Saxton has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2018© for his work in Healthcare Litigation.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer review evaluation. Over 83,000 leading attorneys globally are eligible to vote, and more than 13 million votes to date have been received on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world.

Mr. Saxton is the CEO of Saxton & Stump.  He has sustained an active health law and healthcare litigation practice for more than 30 years.  He oversees cases throughout Pennsylvania in state and federal court, and over his career, has tried many cases to verdict.  He advises insurance companies on litigation and risk management issues nationally, helps to create risk management platforms and innovates on new trial techniques.  Mr. Saxton has contributed to three hundred articles and books and is an invited speaker to nationally prominent healthcare organizations on health law and risk management issues. He has been recognized by his peer as a Best Lawyer, Lawyer of Distinction, Super Lawyers and Select Lawyers. Mr. Saxton is an active member of many professional associations, including being chosen as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, a prestigious nomination reserved for less than one-half of one percent of the lawyers in the country, Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia and Board Member for SE Healthcare Quality Consulting.  He believes strongly in giving back to the community, volunteering in leadership roles and lending his expertise to many healthcare and community non­profits. He was the recipient of the Excellence in Philanthropy Award presented by the Lancaster General Health Foundation’s Board of Trustees and was awarded Philanthropist of the Year by The Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Based in Pennsylvania, Saxton & Stump is a legal and consulting firm that represents healthcare professionals and other businesses. The firm represents their clients in a wide range of legal and consulting services, including healthcare litigation and risk mitigation, labor and employment, and corporate insurance coverage and bad faith matters. In addition to a team of experienced lawyers and paralegals, the firm employs physicians, nurses, psychologists, physician reimbursement specialists, health policy thought leaders and business consultants.