Philip M. Hastings

Philip M. Hastings


Cleveland, Waters and Bass, P.A.

Recognized since 2013

Concord, New Hampshire

Practice Areas

Land Use and Zoning Law

Real Estate Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Land Use and Zoning Law
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Land Use and Zoning Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Real Estate Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Land Use and Zoning Law
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Philip M. Hastings is president, director and shareholder of Cleveland, Waters and Bass, P.A. in Concord, where he focuses his practice in real estate development and finance, land use and zoning, commercial transactions, commercial lending, and leasing. He graduated summa cum laude with a BA from Connecticut College in 1988 and earned his JD from Harvard Law School in 1993. Mr. Hastings is a member of the American Bar Association, the New Hampshire Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association, the International Council of Shopping Centers, and is involved in numerous civic activities.

Contact & Links

Location

  • Two Capital Plaza, Fifth Floor
    P.O. Box 1137
    Concord, NH 03302-1137

Education

  • Harvard University Law School , JD, graduated 1993
  • Connecticut College, BA, graduated 1988

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • New Hampshire, New Hampshire Bar Association

Affiliations

  • Concord Business Group - Director and Officer (1996-2007)
  • Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce - Chair (2017), Chair-Elect (2016-2017), State Government Committee, Chair ( 2014-2016), Local Government Committee, Member (2006-present), Secretary (2014-2016) and Board of Directors (2010-2014)
  • International Council of Shopping Centers - Member (1998-present)
  • Interstate 93 Citizens Advisory Task Force - Member (2002-2005)
  • Mayor's Development Process Review Task Force - Co-Chair, Concord, NH (2004-2005)
  • New Hampshire Commercial Investment Board of Realtors - Member (2008-present)
  • Robert "Eli" Whitney Scholarship Fund, Inc. - Director and Officer (2004-2013)

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Land Use and Zoning Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Real Estate Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Land Use and Zoning Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Land Use and Zoning Law, Concord (2023)
  • Real Estate Law, Concord (2021)
  • Land Use and Zoning Law, Concord (2015)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Real Estate Law

Special Focus

  • COVID-19

Live Free? A Rather Long List of Regulations on Development in N.H.


by Philip M. Hastings

The list of regulations that a real estate developer is likely to encounter (or will at least have to think about) for virtually any project in any New Hampshire community, regardless of the project’s size or nature, is long and requires a thoughtful and comprehensive approach in the planning stages.

Regulations

Pitfalls in Reviving an Unfinished Development Project


Picking up where someone left off on unfinished development projects has many different 'pitfalls'.

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