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Areas of Practice



J.D., St. John's University School of Law, 2011
B.A., SUNY at Buffalo, 2006

David A. Beatty


David A. Beatty focuses his practice on the representation of building owners, contractors, corporations, and others in all aspects of construction litigation and premises liability issues. He has also represented numerous professionals and organizations in defense of claims alleging professional or medical malpractice. David relies on his unique background in appellate litigation, which emphasizes beginning with the end in mind, to advise clients on litigation strategy.

Articles and Publications:

Richard J. Montes & David A. Beatty, The Preservation Rule in the New York Court of Appeals: How Recent Decisions and Characterizations of the Rule Inform Advocacy, 78 Albany L. Rev. 119 (2015)

Richard J. Montes & David A. Beatty, Are the Appellate Courts Deviating from the ‘Deviates Materially’ Standard of Review?, 77 Albany L. Rev. 13 (2014)

Honors & Awards

  • Member, St. John’s Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development