Saxton & Stump Appoints Matthew W. Rappleye as General Counsel

Nov 15, 2018 | Firm News, Insurance Law, Media

Lancaster, PA, November 15, 2018 – Saxton & Stump, a Pennsylvania-based law firm, is pleased to announce Matthew W. Rappleye, Esq. has been appointed as the firm’s General Counsel. Matt, who has over 25 years of legal experience, will have broad responsibilities over the firm’s legal and ethics issues.

“Matt has a great deal of experience and interest in matters of legal ethics and legal conflicts.  He has always been a problem solver and we feel he is well suited for this position. We are excited that he has taken on this new role,” said James W. Saxton, CEO.

Matt will continue his health law, appellate and post-trial advocacy, and insurance coverage practice.  Matt serves as Chair of Saxton & Stump’s Insurance Law Group and has an extensive insurance counseling and insurance coverage practice.  He works closely with the underwriting committees of several professional liability insurers and assists in the drafting of insurance contracts, policy language, and endorsements for insurers as well as providing advice and counsel with respect to internal manuals, policies, and applications.

In addition, Matt represents hospitals, doctors, and healthcare professionals in healthcare litigation. He advises healthcare clients on risk mitigation, quality improvement, and medical staff issues and maintains an active litigation practice defending healthcare providers in professional liability matters.

As a member of the Appellate & Post Trial Advocacy Group, Matt presents arguments and briefs regularly in the Pennsylvania Superior Court, Commonwealth Court, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Matt earned his J.D., cum laude, from the Boston University School of Law, and B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.  He is a member of the Berks County Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, and American Bar Association.

Saxton & Stump is a full-service law firm serving businesses by providing legal and consulting services. We assist our clients by applying creative, strategic solutions and problem-solving support to help their businesses, organizations, and personnel navigate complex legal issues and thrive in an increasingly complex world.


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