Jaskirat K. Chhatwal, Esq.

Associate

Jaskirat K. Chhatwal practices within the Commercial Litigation, Healthcare Litigation and Mitigation, and White Collar Defense teams. She represents individuals and companies involved in business matters, commercial disputes and litigation or white collar investigations. Kira also assists with representing doctors, hospitals and healthcare professionals navigating health care-related legal actions.

Prior to joining Saxton & Stump, Kira worked at a Lancaster law firm where she counseled businesses on matters of entity formation, corporate governance and stock purchase agreements. She has also performed legal research and drafted motions, briefs and discovery in state court. As a certified intern at Dauphin County District Attorney’s Office, she conducted a variety of hearings, drafted briefs for in response to appeals and convictions, and assisted attorneys with pre-trial discovery. She also was an academic year intern for the Department of Justice, U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

Kira earned her J.D. from Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University where she served as President of the Student Bar Association and a member of Dickinson Law’s Moot Court, through which she participated in the National Immigration Law Moot Court Competition at New York University. Before entering law school, Kira held a number of roles in public policy and community affairs.

Having been born in India and raised in the Washington D.C. metro area, Kira is passionate about fostering cross-cultural competency and using it to better identify and understand client’s needs and values. She is also active in the community, serving in leadership roles for organizations dedicated to promoting justice, equity and inclusion in Lancaster.

EDUCATION

Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, J.D., 2018

Randolph College, B.A. in Economics and Political Science, 2012

BAR ADMISSIONS

Pennsylvania

Memberships

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Lancaster Bar Association

  • Executive member of Diversity Committee
  • Member of Strategic Planning Committee
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Junior League of Lancaster, board member

Lancaster City Human Relations Council appointee

Leadership Lancaster Core Class of 2021

Church World Services, volunteer

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