Hon. Lawrence F. Stengel (Ret.) to Lead New Alternative Dispute Resolution Company

Lancaster, PA, October 31, 2018 – To better serve clients, Saxton & Stump, a full-service law firm headquartered in Lancaster, PA, recently established Optimal Dispute Resolutions. Optimal Dispute Resolutions is an alternative dispute resolutions firm offering mediation, arbitration, consulting, and specialty services.  

Honorable Lawrence F. Stengel, (Ret.), Former Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, is set to lead Optimal Dispute Resolutions as Chief Executive Officer.  

“I am pleased to serve as the CEO of Optimal Dispute Resolutions. During my time as a judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas, I was involved in countless civil, criminal, and family law cases. Many of these went to trial, many of these resolved after settlement conferences which I conducted.” said Judge Stengel. “Each case was unique and required an unbiased, impartial, and fair review. My career as a federal and state court judge has prepared me to act as a fair and neutral mediator and arbitrator.“  

After a 28-year judicial career, Judge Stengel has returned to private practice to continue contributing to his profession and community. Judge Stengel will utilize the experience he acquired during his judicial career to take an objective, realistic, and credible approach to the mediation and arbitration process. In addition to Judge Stengel, Optimal Dispute Resolutions is comprised of a team of highly qualified mediators and arbitrators with experience across a variety of industries.  

Judge Stengel will work with a team of experienced arbitrators and mediators. The team will include Ron Pollock, Esq., Richard Hackman, Esq., Stacey Meadows, Esq., and Helen Wolstonscroft, Esq., each bringing a wealth of experience in a variety of areas. 

Optimal’s experienced arbitrators and mediators focus on facilitating mutually satisfactory resolutions while offering five-star client service. Alternative dispute resolutions also offer a cost-effective, time-efficient, and private alternative to litigation when warranted. In addition to the Optimal team, clients have access to on-site technology and neutral facilities designed to create a peaceful, comfortable, and productive atmosphere to accommodate full discussions and bring resolution to your case.  

If you are interested in learning more about Optimal Dispute Resolutions or connecting with a mediator or arbitrator, please visit www.optimaladr.com or call 717.556.1000. 

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