David N. Gustin Associate

David’s practice focuses on the areas of public finance and federal, state and local taxation. He also serves as bond counsel for government bond issues, including general obligation, revenue and “subject to appropriation” financings for water and sewer projects, public schools and roads, commuter rail and other transportation facilities, and in tax-exempt financings for nonprofit organizations, including private elementary and secondary schools, and health care providers.

Prior to joining McGuireWoods, David represented businesses in matters relating to corporate and taxation issues including formation, dissolution, mergers, asset purchase agreements, and other general corporate matters.  Additionally, he served as lender’s counsel in multiple loan closings.  David also assisted in drafting appellate briefs to the Supreme Court of Virginia.

After law school, David clerked for Chief Judge Glen A. Huff of the Court of Appeals of Virginia.  While in law school, David interned for then-Magistrate Judge M. Hannah Lauck at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Richmond Division and served as the Manuscripts Editor for the University of Richmond Law Review.

  • University of Richmond School of Law, JD, cum laude, Manuscripts Editor, University of Richmond Law Review, 2013
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, BA, History, cum laude, 2007

Board Member, Maymont Dooley Noted Society,

Member, RVAMore

Young Lawyers Section, Richmond Bar Association

  • Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Public Finance Law, 2021, 2022

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