Bob is a shareholder and the chair of Saxton & Stump’s Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Group, with more than 35 years of experience representing banks, businesses and landlords concerning creditors’ rights, commercial lending and workout arrangements. Bob specializes in bankruptcy, both in enforcing bankruptcy orders for creditors and helping businesses navigate through a bankruptcy case. He works principally with creditors on claims litigation, relief from stay, exemptions, preferences, and other contested matters. Bob also has worked with businesses through bankruptcy reorganizations, often in Chapter 11 cases, to help them reorganize and prosper. Bob’s experience extends to Chapter 7, 11, 12, and 13 cases.

In federal and state courts, Bob has both prosecuted and defended creditor clients in matters of:

  • Loan enforcement
  • Contracts
  • Collections
  • Commercial and residential foreclosures
  • Confessions of judgement
  • Real estate executions
  • Commercial lease enforcement

Before joining Saxton & Stump, Pontz was a locally respected and influential attorney and the cofounder of a central Pennsylvania law firm. He has worked to give back to his community in several leadership positions throughout Lancaster County. He is a member of the executive board of the Pennsylvania Dutch Council of the Boy Scouts of America, where he serves as the organization’s vice president of leadership & governance. He is the vice president of the Rock Ford Foundation Board of Trustees, a group dedicated to preserving and interpreting the southeast Lancaster County home and 33-acre property of Edward Hand, adjutant general to George Washington during the American Revolution. He is also an elder and has served on the youth ministry team at Chestnut Level Presbyterian Church in Quarryville.

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