Building A Stronger Foundation: Saxton & Stump Adds Construction Law Practice Area

Lancaster County, PA, September 1, 2017 – Saxton & Stump is excited to announce that Ronald H. Pollock, Esq. has joined the firm as a Shareholder on September 1, 2017.  Not only does this mark the 7th attorney joining this year, along with 14 other professionals, it also lays the foundation for an additional practice area, Construction Law.

Ron serves as the Group Chair of the Construction Law Group. He brings 29 years of practice experience in construction litigation in Lancaster County to the Saxton & Stump team. During his career, Ron has developed high impact techniques and methods for risk management to minimize the possibility of litigation or to proactively develop the best possible case in the event litigation is unavoidable.

Prior to joining Saxton & Stump, Ron was a Partner at Barley Snyder and served as the leader of their Construction Law Industry Group. In addition to his mitigation and litigation work,  Ron was has significant experience as an arbitrator or mediator due to his experience and interest in assisting parties in reaching a compromise solution or litigated decision outside of the court system. He has also counseled and represented clients in a variety of alternate dispute resolution forums.

Ron graduated with his J.D. from The Dickinson School of Law. He is a member of the Association of Builders and Contractors, Building Industry Association of Lancaster County and the PA and Lancaster County Bar Associations.

“Ron not only brings leadership to our Construction Law Group but additional depth to our Insurance and Business Litigation Groups,” said James W. Saxton, CEO. “He is a highly-reputed trial lawyer and has developed unique mitigation tools, all of which are a great fit for our growing firm.”

Saxton & Stump’s Construction Law Group represents owners, contractors, subcontractors, architects and engineers, among others. They assist with contract interpretation and disputes, payment/collection actions, bid challenges, change order and liquidated damages claims, and construction insurance, indemnification and arbitration contract provisions. In addition, they also represent individuals and insurance companies in serious personal injury and property damage matters. The group is made up of 7 Saxton & Stump attorneys, Ronald Pollock, Michael Pipa, Richard Hackman, Ashley Nichols, Thomas Robbins and Marcus Shand.

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.