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Business, Tax, and Estates attorney Wayne Pecht joins Saxton & Stump as equity shareholder

LANCASTER, Pa., April 2, 2024 — Saxton & Stump is pleased to announce the addition of attorney Wayne M. Pecht as equity shareholder and Co-Chair of the Trusts and Estates group, including the Business and Corporate, Tax and Tax Controversy, and Senior Care groups. Pecht has over 40 years of experience in business and tax law, including estate planning.

Pecht holds an L.L.M. from Georgetown University Law Center, one of the top tax schools in the country. He is also a Certified Public Accountant frequently holding lectures on wealth preservation, retirement, tax planning, and a variety of business topics.

He earned his law degree from Dickinson School of Law, and he graduated from Penn State University with a degree in accounting. 

“Wayne has had a remarkable career and we are pleased he has chosen our firm to join our growing Business, Corporate, and Tax groups,” Saxton & Stump CEO James W. Saxton said. “He brings over four decades of business experience and will add tremendous value to our clients.”

Best Lawyers continually names Pecht to its annual “Best Lawyers in America” list in both Trusts & Estates and Business Law.

Saxton & Stump’s strategic growth outlook

The firm was named one of the fastest-growing law firms in Pennsylvania by The Legal Intelligencer in 2023. Overall, Saxton & Stump has grown to a team of more than 200 professionals, including more than 110 attorneys. Recently, the firm has added established groups dedicated to education, public finance, tax and tax controversyfranchising, licensing and distributioninvestigations and criminal defense, and environmental, workplace safety and utilities.  

The firm continues to grow based on its strategic plan for 2024 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.