Christopher A. Stump, Esq.


Christopher A. Stump, Esq. is the COO and Co-founder of Saxton & Stump. He concentrates his practice in the representation of hospitals, doctors, and healthcare professionals in all areas of healthcare litigation including malpractice defense, coverage issues, medical device litigation, product liability, and risk management. He actively tries cases in courts throughout Pennsylvania and has taken more than 100 cases to verdict through trial and arbitration or appeal.

Chris served as a law clerk for the Honorable Rebecca Beach Smith (E.d. Va.). While in law school, he was a member of the McNeil Law Society, the Law Review, and the Moot Court.

Prior to starting Saxton & Stump, Chris was a Shareholder in the Healthcare Litigation and Risk Management Group at the law firm of Stevens & Lee. He was with the firm for 17 years.

Chris is very involved with the community, having volunteered his expertise with many organizations. He is currently the Board Chair for Hospice and Community Care and was also Co-Chair of the Capital Campaign which raised over $3.8 million to build Pennsylvania’s first free-standing inpatient Hospice Care Center. Chris also serves on the Board of Trustees and previously served as Chair for the Moravian Manor.


University of Richmond School of Law, J.D., 1985

Cambridge University, England, Summer Semester, 1984

Albright College, B.S. in Business Administration, 1983




U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit


American Association of Healthcare Lawyers

American Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Lancaster Bar Association


Select Lawyers – 2015

Relevant Experience

Led investigation and appointed lead counsel in litigation regarding newly recognized infectious phenomena, nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM)

Conducted NTM depositions throughout North America and Europe

Successfully defended constitutional/commercial challenge for 170-million-dollar convention center and hotel

Successfully defended constitutional/commercial challenge as special counsel for a 130-million-dollar convention center

Prosecuted high-value medical reimbursement litigation cases

Over 30 years of experience successfully trying complex litigation cases to verdict including multiple birth trauma and quadriplegia cases

Lectured at several high-profile conferences nation wide


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