Three attorneys join Saxton & Stump’s growing litigation team

Saxton & Stump recently welcomed three new associate attorneys expanding the firm’s litigation resources in Lancaster, Harrisburg and Malvern. Jaskirat Chhatwal represents clients in commercial disputes, white collar defense and healthcare litigation. Coulter Ebbert and Lauren Green will focus on serving commercial and healthcare clients as well, particularly in professional liability and product liability cases. 

“Kira, Lauren and Coulter are exceptional assets for our litigation team serving clients,” CEO James Saxton said. “We are excited to welcome them to our team of nearly 40 litigators, many of whom have significant jury trial experience and are supported by former judges and an in-house technology team.”

Jaskirat “Kira” Chhatwal

Kira Chhatwal, Esq. represents individuals and companies involved in commercial disputes and litigation or white collar investigations. Chhatwal also assists with representing doctors, hospitals and healthcare professionals navigating health care-related legal actions. Prior to joining Saxton & Stump, she worked at a Lancaster law firm where she counseled businesses on matters of entity formation, corporate governance and stock purchase agreements. Having been born in India and raised in the Washington D.C. metro area, Chhatwal 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 as a board member for the Junior League in Lancaster and a member of the various committees for the Lancaster Bar Association, as well as other organizations dedicated to promoting justice, equity and inclusion in Lancaster. She earned her J.D. from the Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University and her B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Randolph College.

Lauren Green

Lauren A. Green, Esq. focuses her practice on healthcare and casualty litigation, product liability and casualty matters involving catastrophic injuries. She is experienced with trial preparation and peer review matters, providing counsel on credentialing issues, medical staff by-laws and practice rules and regulations. Prior to joining Saxton & Stump, Green was an associate at Philadelphia-based German, Gallagher & Murtagh where she practiced in the medical malpractice defense, casualty litigation, premises liability and products liability groups. During law school, she served as a judicial intern for Hon. Albert John Snite, Jr. (Ret.) at the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. Green earned her J.D. from Temple University Beasley School of Law. While completing her B.S. in legal studies, government science and public policy from The Pennsylvania State University, she served as an undergraduate fellow at the Pennsylvania Freedom of Information Coalition in Harrisburg, PA.

Coulter Ebbert

Coulter D. Ebbert, Esq. also supports the firm’s medical and commercial liability clients. Prior to joining the firm, Ebbert practiced at Post & Schell, defending clients in claims involving hospitality liability, liquor liability and products liability. He has represented corporate clients in a wide variety of industries including manufacturing, hospitality, pharmaceutical and retail. He has also served as a Judicial Intern to the Honorable Richard A. Lewis, then President Judge in the Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas. Ebbert earned his J.D. from Widener University Commonwealth Law School and a B.S. in criminology from The Pennsylvania State University.

A team of litigators

Saxton & Stump offers unique, exceptional resources to clients facing litigation. While their emphasis remains on resolving disputes quickly and in the best interest of their clients, the firm is well-equipped to represent clients across all industries including healthcare, senior care, construction, commercial transportation, hospitality and banking and financial services. The team assists with matters involving contract disputes, intellectual property, labor and employment, insurance, as well as white collar defense. Supported by former judges, prosecutors, and a Pennsylvania deputy attorney general, the team uses state-of-the-art trial technology and boasts a track record of well over 400 court cases. In addition, the firm provides pre-trial consulting and appellate and post-trial advocacy

Saxton & Stump’s strategic growth outlook

With 113 professionals, including 60 attorneys, the firm continues to grow and based on their strategic plan for 2021, will continue to expand its current team of lawyers and professionals, focusing on bringing additional resources to support client needs.

Saxton & Stump provides solutions for complex legal issues and partners with clients to create a roadmap for their success. The firm is committed to empowering clients by delivering five-star service and results-focused advice.