David Hastings, ESQ.

David HastingsPrincipal in the Hastings Law Office, David Hastings has more than 15 years of experience in corporate law with a focus on small- and medium-sized businesses and their owners. His practice is directed toward serving as outside general counsel and advisor to his corporate clients and their owners.


J.D., University at Buffalo School of Law
B.A., St. John Fisher College

Bar Admissions

New York State

Professional Associations

Monroe County Bar Association
American Bar Association

Prior Experience

Merzbach Law Office, Rochester, NY – 10 years
Woods Oviatt Gilman, LLP, Rochester, NY – 5 years

Community Involvement

Habitat for Humanity

Flower City Habitat for Humanity  Advisory Council

“In addition to fulfilling my role as a member of the Advisory Council, I really enjoy working on the construction sites and meeting the homeowners.”

Water for South Sudan

Water for South Sudan – Board Advisor

“I’m very proud of my association with this organization that never ceases to inspire me. Led by former “Lost Boy” Salva Dut, they drill wells that bring safe drinking water to South Sudan’s remote villages.”

I’ve found that if you take good care of people and are ready to stand up for them when they need you, they’ll be successful and so will you.