Our trial attorneys are successful problem-solvers backed by decades of significant courtroom experience as former judges, prosecutors, high-profile trial lawyers and investigators. With more than 65 litigators with dedicated experience in major industries, our trial team aggressively defends or pursues the interests of a wide range of organizations and professionals, including national and international companies, healthcare systems, physicians, high-net-worth individuals, insurance companies, utility companies, financial institutions, governmental entities and many other types of businesses and nonprofits.

Well-known for getting favorable results when the stakes are high, our trial attorneys have handled more than 500 state and federal trials and they are well-equipped to provide early risk assessment and sound trial strategy. We focus our approach on our client’s goals, tailoring our advice to help them achieve a favorable outcome whether that means pursuing litigation, mediation or settlements. We understand the needs of businesses and individuals and have experience navigating even difficult circumstances on behalf of our clients.

Industry-Specific Litigation Teams

Many of our trial lawyers have over 25 years of experience in focused areas of litigation such as business and commercial, healthcare, professional liability, land use disputes litigation. Whether building a defense team for a construction company, real estate developer, beverage distributor or long-term care facility, we staff each case with litigators well-versed in the relevant industry.

Commercial Litigation

Saxton & Stump’s Commercial Litigation Group brings decades of litigation experience and numerous successful cases to your business’s disputes. Our litigators have experience representing business owners, corporate entities and government agencies in a wide range of disputes. We focus on helping our clients achieve their business goals efficiently.

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Construction Litigation

Disputes and conflicts can arise during or after any construction project. We have experience in all aspects of the construction industry and can help general contractors, subcontractors, owners, developers, suppliers and homebuilders resolve construction-related matters.

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Healthcare Litigation

Saxton & Stump’s healthcare defense attorneys have decades of experience litigating complex state and federal cases on behalf of clients in the healthcare industry. Our team’s diverse experience includes not only seasoned attorney and paralegals but also judges, doctors, nurses and prosecutors. We represent a wide variety of health care providers, medical professionals, and related entities, including large healthcare systems, academic medical centers, non-profit organizations, insurance companies, physicians and physician groups, nurses, pharmacists, laboratories, long-term care facilities and directors and officers of health care organizations.

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Intellectual Property Litigation

Involvement in an intellectual property dispute can be challenging and time-consuming. Our attorneys support you every step of the way. We work to understand your unique business and financial goals to discern how to best handle your case.

Our Intellectual Property team is comprised of seasoned professionals with the necessary experience and educational backgrounds to understand highly technical cases. With knowledge across a breadth of disciplines, we are prepared and well-equipped to effectively serve clients across virtually any industry.

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Investigations and Criminal Defense

Saxton & Stump’s Investigations and Criminal Defense Group team counsels businesses and individuals in all aspects of criminal and administrative investigations, including complex tax matters, commercial litigation and regulatory enforcement actions. Our team brings a wealth of experience and insight to every engagement whether navigating an in-house investigation, responding to subpoenas and search warrants, preparing for interviews and testimony, handling complicated sentencing matters, negotiating non-prosecution, deferred prosecution, plea agreements or trying cases when necessary. We have decades of experience working with current and former law enforcement investigators and officials, government officials and nationally-recognized experts in areas of law affecting our clients’ business operations. We provide sound guidance based on our thorough understanding of the investigative process.

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Experienced Trial Technology Team

Our clients have access to highly experienced trial technology professionals who possess over four decades of combined national and international experience and have worked on well over 500 trials across the country. Our trial technology professionals help to determine the best way to prepare and display critical evidence and exhibits through trial technology. Our use of technology allows our attorneys to explain complex issues, making potentially confusing subjects easier for a judge and jury to understand. The team includes attorneys, software developers, artificial intelligence experts, quality assurance engineers and videographers.

Access to a Full-Service Team

Our litigators partner with their colleagues across the firm to meet the full range of our clients’ business needs. Saxton & Stump’s multi-disciplinary approach allows us to develop long-term, trusted relationships with clients which enhances our ability to assess liability and in many cases, avoid litigation before it happens. When litigation is unavoidable, our deep understanding of our clients’ day-to-day operations and risk tolerance allows us to provide a wealth of informed, creative solutions to handle conflicts efficiently and to make recommendations for future risk mitigation.

Our Business and Corporate group advises clients on a wide range of issues, including corporate formation, financing, and mergers and acquisitions. Labor and Employment attorneys assist with everything from drafting employee handbooks to advising on workplace safety to training on compliance issues.

Healthcare clients have access to our in-house healthcare consultants, who provide critical insight from their practical clinical experience in high-risk specialties and healthcare management. Our Construction Law team assists clients with contract negotiation and drafting, procurement issues, bid protests and all aspects of construction planning, operation, and dispute resolution.

Attorneys in our Hospitality and Liquor Licensing and Alcohol groups advise a wide range of clients on acquisitions, licensing, franchising, due diligence, and other commercial contract matters. Our Environmental, Workplace Safety and Utilities attorneys partner with clients to address permitting, compliance, zoning issues and frequently advise on oil-and-gas rights, stormwater and wastewater management and utility matters.