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 on business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and building relationships with investors and business leaders.
In this role, Leckow works closely 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. He also serves as the Business Development liaison to the firm’s partner companies, including SE Healthcare and Granite HR Consulting. In addition, he is an Associate, currently admitted in Illinois only, in the firm’s Business & Corporate Group.
“Derek’s unique industry experience and knowledge bring a fresh perspective to our business development efforts, and his skills can be leveraged as an asset to our clients,” said CEO James W. Saxton. “At Saxton & Stump, we place a high value on the resources we make available to our attorneys, and our business development team plays a key role in the success of the firm.”
Saxton & Stump’s Business Development professionals focus on generating new clients by identifying opportunities, developing sales strategies, creating communications plans and working closely with attorneys to grow their practices. The team collaborates with the firm’s Marketing Group to execute plans and strategizes with senior management to develop and implement initiatives that ensure the continued growth and long-term success of the firm.
Leckow has served in executive roles in the capital markets and a global publicly-traded company. Most recently, he was Vice President, Integration Management Office with Dentsply Sirona, Inc. in York, PA where he worked to integrate Dentsply Sirona’s $14B merger. In this role, he was part of an executive team tasked with analyzing and developing strategies to ensure efficiency, reduce costs and mitigate risk associated with the integration of the human resources and corporate finance functions of the companies.
During his time at Dentsply, he also served as Vice President of Investor Relations where he initiated an investor relations program that was recognized as best-in-class by Institutional Investor Magazine. As part of the program, Leckow managed relationships with shareholders, equity analysts, debt holders, business partners and acquisition candidates. His transformational business development efforts played a key role leading to two of the largest business transactions in the dental industry.
Prior to Dentsply, Leckow was the Vice President and Senior Investment Analyst for Barrington Research Associates, Inc. where he was responsible for equity research coverage in the firm’s healthcare and consumer groups. He was also an attorney in private practice in Chicago.
Saxton & Stump is a full-service law firm serving businesses by providing legal and consulting services. The firm’s professionals apply strategic solutions and provide problem-solving support to help clients navigate legal issues and thrive in an increasingly complex world.
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