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Christopher G. Hastings

Christopher G. Hastings

Practice areas:

Litigation, Class Action

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Licensed since 1987

  1. Litigation: 80%
    28 years
  2. Class Action: 20%
    17 years

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Contact Info

111 Commerce Ave Sw
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503



MIActive And In Good Standing198708/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
President's AwardGirl Scouts of Michigan Trails2007
Thanks BadgeGirl Scouts of Michigan Trails2004
President's AwardGirl Scouts of Michigan Trails2003

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
N/AThomas M. Cooley Law School2006 - Present
PartnerDREW COOPER & ANDING1991 - 2006
N/AMiller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C.1987 - 1991


Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of Michigan Standing Committe on the Unauthorized Practice of LawChair2008 - Present
Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to ShoreDirector2008 - Present
Legal Assistance CenterTrustee2008 - Present
Project Safe Childhood Task ForceMember2006 - 2006
State Bar of Michigan Standing Committee on the Unauthorized Practice of LawMember2001 - 2007
Girl Scouts of Michigan TrailsDirector2001 - 2008

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Cowles v Bank West, 477 Mich. 1209, 722 N.W.2d 429 (2006)Success in the Michigan Supreme Court
Martin v A.O. Smith Corp., 931 F. Supp. 543 (WD Mich 1996)Jury Verdict and Settlement
National Sand, Inc. v Nagel Construction Co., 182 Mich App 314, 451 NW2d 618 (1990), cert. den. 434 Mich 1214Summary Disposition upheld in Court of Appeals

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Publication NameTitleDate
Cooley Law ReviewSuperHuman: Biotechnology's Emerging Impact on the Law2007
The Consumer AdvocateJunk Fees: What They Are and What to Do About Them1999
The Consumer AdvocateTen Things a Federal Judge will Never Tell You about Civil RICO1998


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolN/AJuris Doctor1987
Kalamazoo CollegeEnglish and PhilosophyBachelor of Arts1982

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Predatory Lending"Making Do with a Dull Blade: Michigan State Law Tools to Combat Predatory Lending"2003