The Outside General Counsel team at Saxton & Stump understands the pressures of addressing day-to-day legal issues. Our team has experience as in-house counsel effectively handling legal tasks and projects for businesses as well as overseeing the work being completed by outside law firms. We provide timely and practical advice when you need it and can help you reach your goals with fewer legal distractions so that you can focus on your business vision and growth.

Flexible Fee Arrangements. As previous in‐house counsel, we are well‐versed in the importance of aligning your legal budgets with ongoing strategic planning. Saxton & Stump is progressive with fee arrangements and has developed creative pricing solutions for our clients to help them maximize the value of their legal spend. We will work closely with you to come up with an appropriate fee structure for each individual engagement.

On-Site Support. We are experienced in providing on-site support to businesses and healthcare systems. With your unique needs in mind, we can help you determine the number of hours of on-site support needed and develop a customized schedule.

International Reach. Our attorneys have served clients across the U.S. and effectively interact with local counsel. We have developed relationships with attorneys internationally and leverage those relationships to effectively collaborate with and complete our clients’ legal projects.

Industry Knowledge. We advise clients in a wide array of industries, including healthcare and life sciencescommercial services, medical malpractice, medical devices, senior care, software and technology, construction, manufacturing, real estate, social services, hospitality, arts, entertainment, recreation and food and beverage.

General Corporate Counsel

Saxton & Stump pairs you with a dedicated attorney with industry experience and  an appreciation for the demands of running a business. Choosing to work with outside general counsel equips your legal or business team with a dedicated attorney who gets to know you, your values, vision and goals. In this role, our attorneys can either serve as a resource for your current counsel, or as legal advisor and primary point of contact for your company’s day-to-day legal needs. We can provide ongoing support in many areas, including:

  • Management of legal work by multiple outside firms
  • Risk management and investigations
  • Healthcare litigation and mitigation
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Corporate governance
  • Commercial contracts
  • Labor and employment
  • Intellectual property
  • Commercial litigation
  • Restructuring and M&A integration

Overflow and Special Projects

When your in-house legal team is at capacity and in need of extra support for workloads, has a conflict of interest preventing a matter from being handled internally, or needs specialized assistance on significant legal projects, our team offers services on a project-by-project basis by serving as special counsel on:

  • Litigation
  • Intellectual property
  • Commercial contracts
  • Labor and employment, including workforce training and development
  • Company restructuring and cost saving initiatives
  • Legal research and analysis
  • Paralegal support