Saxton & Stump adds HR professional Amanda Wirls

LANCASTER, Pa., May 30, 2023 —Saxton & Stump has recently added Amanda B. Wirls, a professional with a 15-year career in HR, including more than a decade of management and director experience. The move is a part of the firm’s strategic growth plan, which saw the firm add 20 new attorneys so far in 2023. Wirls joins several senior human resources professionals at Saxton & Stump and the firm’s strategic HR partner, TREW HR. She will assist with the daily and strategic HR initiatives for Saxton & Stump, as well as providing outsource and ad hoc HR services through TREW. Wirls has overseen the HR department for companies with hundreds of employees throughout central Pennsylvania and beyond.

“As the firm grows, we always work to set our attorneys up for success. That means deploying high-quality business personnel, systems and technical infrastructure, and facilities.” Saxton & Stump CEO James W. Saxton said. “And it’s never just about numbers, we’re looking for quality people. Adding people like Amanda who has been successful at every level, is extremely important for our strategic growth plan.”

At Saxton & Stump, she will help lead the human resources department as well as work with the firm’s strategic partner company TREW, a dynamic HR consulting firm that provides comprehensive and strategic support to businesses. She will perform day-to-day tasks such as recruiting, training, hiring, benefits and payroll and lead long-term projects as well.

Wirls is a graduate of Millersville University, is PHR certified and is a Society of Human Resources Management Senior Certified Professional. She is a member of career advancement advisory boards at both Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology and the Lancaster County Career & Technology Center. Wirls is also a member of the board of directors at Camp Cadet of Lancaster County.

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 175 professionals, including 100 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.