Associates add depth and breadth to key practice groups

LANCASTER, Pa., November 20, 2023 — Saxton & Stump is proud to announce continued growth in several practice areas with the addition of three new associates. These associates will support key practice areas and will continue the firm’s strategic growth plan. The firm is welcoming Tyler Bartholomew, Sarah Thompson and Jennifer Shafer.

“Our associates are a crucial part of the firm’s continued growth. We invest heavily in the growth and development of new associates through our associate development program. This is a continuation of our strategic plan to add talented associates allowing for additional depth and breadth in our various practice groups,” Saxton & Stump CEO James W. Saxton said.

Bartholomew is a graduate of the Duquesne School of Law and has been a tax associate and consultant with two different “Big Four” accounting firms. He works out of the firm’s Malvern office and supports the firm’s franchising, licensing and distribution and business, corporate, and tax practice groups.

Thompson is in the firm’s Lancaster office and is a cum laude graduate of Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law. She supports the firm’s healthcare and commercial litigation practice groups.  

Shafer is in the firm’s Charleston, South Carolina office and is a 2020 graduate of Charleston School of Law and supports the firm’s Family Law and Commercial Litigation practice groups.

Saxton & Stump’s strategic growth outlook

The firm was named one of the fastest growing law firms in Pennsylvania by The Legal Intelligencer in 2022. Overall, Saxton & Stump has grown to a team of more than 200 professionals, with nearly 110 attorneys. Recently, the firm has added established groups dedicated to education, public financefranchising licensing and distributioninvestigations and criminal defense and environmental, workplace safety and utilities.  

The firm continues to grow based on its strategic plan for 2023 and will continue to expand its current team of lawyers and professionals, focusing on bringing additional resources to support client needs. 

Saxton & Stump provides solutions for complex legal issues and partners with clients to create a roadmap for their success. The firm is committed to empowering clients by delivering five-star service and results-focused advice. ###