LANCASTER, Pa., November 22, 2019 — The 2020 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” named Saxton & Stump a Tier 1 firm in Professional Malpractice Law – Defendant and Tier 2 firm in Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants in Metropolitan Philadelphia. The firm was also ranked Tier 1 Litigation – Health Care in Metropolitan Harrisburg.
This marks the third consecutive year that Saxton & Stump has been ranked on the “Best Law Firms” list since the firm’s inception in 2015. U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® rank U.S. law firms based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes client and lawyer evaluations and peer reviews from leading attorneys in their field. The 2020 “Best Law Firms” list includes rankings in 75 national practice areas and 127 metropolitan-based practice areas. The rankings are widely recognized as among the most prestigious in the legal industry.
“We are proud to be recognized by our clients and peers for our work and we look forward to continuing to deliver legal and consulting services in an innovative fashion across all of our practice areas,” said James W. Saxton, CEO.
Saxton & Stump’s Healthcare Litigation and Mitigation attorneys collectively have decades of experience defending claims in state and federal courts and provide clients with thoughtful, aggressive and effective representation. Earlier this year, the firm’s attorneys James W. Saxton, and Steven D. Costello were recognized in the 26th edition of “The Best Lawyers in America.” Saxton was recognized for his work in Litigation – Health Care and Costello was recognized for his work in Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants and Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants. In addition, Erik M. Hume, Chair of the firm’s Real Estate practice was recognized for his work in Real Estate Law.
Continued Growth for the Law Firm
Saxton & Stump has added 14 attorneys in addition to 15 business professionals and six major practice areas since January. The firm also continues to grow its geographic footprint. In the third quarter, the firm’s Lancaster office expanded by about 30 percent, the Harrisburg office tripled in size and the Malvern office doubled in size.
Saxton & Stump is a full-service law firm serving individuals and businesses by providing legal and consulting services. The firm’s professionals apply strategic solutions and provide problem-solving support to help clients navigate legal issues and thrive in an increasingly complex world.