Alexander B. Hastings

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Covington & Burling LLP
One CityCenter
850 Tenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001-4956
Tel: 202.662.5026
Fax: 202.662.5026





  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2011
    • with highest honors
    • Order of the Coif
    • The George Washington Law Review, Notes Editor
  • University of Dallas, B.A., 2008
    • magna cum laude
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Judicial Clerkship

  • Hon. Catharina Haynes, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 2012-2014

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Texas

Alex Hastings is an associate in the firm’s Washington, DC office and a member of the Litigation practice group.

Representative Matters

  • Represented a major pharmaceutical company in a federal investigation.

Previous Experience

  • United States Department of Justice, Civil Division, Appellate Staff, Intern (2010)
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia, Judicial Intern, the Honorable Reggie B. Walton (2009)

Pro Bono

  • Represented Arizona death row inmate in post-conviction relief proceedings.

Publications and Speeches

  • "E-Discovery’s New Frontier: What the Increase in Portable Corporate Communication Means for E-Discovery," EDDE Journal (Summer 2012), Co-Author
  • "U.S. E-Discovery and Data Privacy: Solutions for Navigating Cross-Border Conflicts," EDDE Journal (Spring 2012), Co-Author
  • "Note, A Solution to the Spoliation Chaos: Rule 37(e)’s Unfulfilled Potential to Bring Uniformity to Electronic Spoliation Disputes," 79 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 860 (2011), Author
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