Managing Shareholder

Areas of Practice:

Civil Litigation
Labor & Employment
Student Services
Municipal Law
Municipal Finance
Title Insurance


School Districts
·        Personnel Matters
·        Collective Bargaining
·        Fact Finding
·        Hearing Officer
·        Arbitration
·        Student Services
·        IDEA
·        School Finance
·        Tax Appeals
·        Construction
·        General Contract, Bidding & Procurement
·        All Areas of School Law

Municipal Law - Township, Boroughs & Municipal Authorities

·        Municipal Finance
·        Ordinances & Resolutions
·        Municipalities Planning Code/Zoning
·        Regulatory Compliance
·        EPA/DEP Matters
·        General Contract, Bidding & Procurement
·        Personnel Matters
·        Collective Bargaining
·        Act 111 Binding Arbitration

·        Fact Finding
·        Inter-Municipal Agreements
·        Solid Waste Management Act
·        Right to Know and Sunshine Law
·        All Areas of Municipal Law

Courts Admitted to Practice:
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania

Professional Memberships:

Pennsylvania Bar Association
Tioga County Bar Association, Past President

Community Activities:

Member of American Legion
Member of Veterans of Foreign Wars
Past Member of the Mansfield University Act 101 Advisory Board


Pennsylvania School Boards Association
Pennsylvania School Solicitors Association
Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs
Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors
Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities Association
First American Title Insurance

Boards & Affiliations:

Director for Tioga County Development Corporation - Treasurer
Director for Tioga-Bradford County Housing Authority


Christopher R. Lantz is currently the managing shareholder at the law offices of Cox, Stokes & Lantz, P.C. located in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania.  Mr. Lantz’s clients primarily include businesses, developers, school districts, boroughs, municipal authorities, and townships.  He practices in the areas of commercial/municipal finance, labor and employment, regulatory compliance, and litigation.

Mr. Lantz served in the United States Air Force and was stationed at Barksdale Air Force Base in Shreveport, Louisiana; Osan Air Force Base, Songtan City, ROK; and Andrews Air Force Base located in the Washington, D.C. area.  Mr. Lantz resides in Mansfield, Pennsylvania, with his wife and two children.