LANCASTER, Pa., April 7, 2022 — The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has named Saxton & Stump attorney Kiandra D. Steffy to a committee assigned to help fill a federal magistrate judge vacancy. Steffy is one of 15 individuals selected to serve on a Merit Selection Panel for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
The panel will review applications, interview potential candidates and recommend those applicants whom the Panel considers best qualified to serve as a federal Magistrate Judge. The state’s Eastern District includes areas such as Lancaster County, Philadelphia, Reading and the Lehigh Valley.
Steffy is an active leader in the region’s legal community. She is currently a director at large on the Lancaster Bar Association’s Board of Directors and serves as chair of the Diversity Committee. She also serves as a board member for the LINK Foundation, which provides monetary grants to local nonprofit organizations. Steffy practices in Saxton & Stump’s Labor and Employment, Title IX and Commercial Litigation groups as well as the Internal Investigations group. She earned her J.D. from the Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law and her B.A. in Criminology and Criminal Justice, and Communication from the University of Maryland.
Saxton & Stump’s strategic growth outlook
The firm was named the fastest growing law firm in Pennsylvania by The Legal Intelligencer, having added 53 professionals in 2021, including 22 attorneys. Overall, Saxton & Stump has grown to a team of more than 150 professionals, including 78 attorneys. The firm has added new services and established groups dedicated to white collar defense and environmental, workplace safety and utilities. In addition to bolstering their infrastructure, they have also grown key existing practice areas such as healthcare, senior care, real estate, government affairs and trusts and estates.
The firm continues to grow based on their strategic plan for 2022 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.