Saxton & Stump Attorneys Appointed to 2019 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

Saxton & Stump, a Pennsylvania-based law firm, is pleased to announce that four of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2019 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists.

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. These attorneys are selected through a combination of independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. The Super Lawyers list is comprised of the top five percent of the total lawyers in the state.

The Rising Stars list is compiled from an additional 2.5 percent of candidates who are 40 or younger or have been in practice for less than 10 years. Rising Stars are chosen by their peers as being among the most recognizable up-and-coming lawyers.

James W. Saxton was selected to the 2019 Super Lawyers list for his work in Civil Litigation: Defense. Jim has sustained an active litigation practice for more than 30 years, representing doctors, hospitals and other healthcare professionals in state and federal court and administrative proceedings. He lectures frequently and is an invited speaker across the country on healthcare issues, including liability reduction and risk management. He presents to nationally prominent healthcare organizations such as the American College of Surgeons, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, the American Society for Health Care Risk Management and the Physician Insurers Association of America. In addition, Jim volunteers in leadership roles and lends his experience to many healthcare and community non¬profits. He has been recognized as a Super Lawyer since 2012.

Ashley B. Nichols was selected to the 2019 Rising Stars list for her work in Construction Litigation: Business. In her construction practice, Ashley regularly counsels owners, contractors and subcontractors on claims, lien issues and risk mitigation and attends to litigation arising out of construction matters. Ashley’s work has been published in the Pennsylvania Bar Association Quarterly and Construction Executive Magazine. Ashley was recognized as a Select Lawyer in construction law in 2015.

Luke T. Weber was selected to the 2019 Rising Stars list for his work in Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice: Defense. Luke is a trial litigator who devotes the majority of his practice to representing doctors, hospitals and healthcare professionals against medical malpractice claims. He has experience trying cases across a range of medical specialties at both the trial and appellate court level. Luke was recognized as a Rising Star in 2017 and 2018 for his medical malpractice work.

Harlan W. Glasser was selected to the 2019 Rising Stars list for his work in Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice: Defense. Harlan has an active litigation and appellate practice in state and federal courts, where he primarily represents hospitals, physicians and healthcare professionals against medical malpractice claims involving a variety of medical specialties. He also advises healthcare providers in risk mitigation strategies. Harlan was recognized as a Rising Star in 2017 and 2018 for his medical malpractice defense work.

Saxton & Stump is a full-service law firm serving businesses by providing legal and consulting services. We apply strategic solutions and provide problem-solving support to help our clients navigate legal issues and thrive in an increasingly complex world.