David J. Murray

Buffalo; Canada
(716) 847-5453
(519) 570-4800
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Mr. Murray’s practice primarily involves counseling business entities. He concentrates in acquisitions, mergers, divestitures, joint ventures, corporate finance, corporate governance, public and private securities offerings, private equity and venture capital investments, and other business transactions. He is also active in several aspects of the firm’s health law practice.

Admitted to Practice

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York

Honors and Awards

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  • Listed in Chambers USA: Americas Leading Lawyers for Business, 2015-2022
    • Top Ranked, 2018-2021
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America©
    • Named the Best Lawyers® Corporate Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Buffalo, 2016
  • Selected for the Upstate New York Super Lawyers® list, 2007-2008, 2015-2018, 2020-2022
  • Listed in Legal Elite of WNY, Business First of Buffalo and Buffalo Law Journal, 2016, 2018-2020
  • Listed in Who’s Who In Law, Business First of Buffalo and Buffalo Law Journal


  • State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1986
  • Tufts University, B.A., cum laude, 1983

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
    • Health Law Section
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Bar Association of Erie County
    • Corporate Law Committee
    • Health Law Committee
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
    • Health Law Section

Present Activities

  • Buffalo Niagara Partnership, Board of Directors, Member of Executive Committee

Past Activities

  • Sisters Hospital Foundation, Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Member
  • Hawk Creek Wildlife Center, Board of Directors, Chairman