Contract and Litigation Attorney
Hayes Law, LLC
Attorney Andrew Thomas Hayes has 15 years of legal experience on behalf of public and private companies in numerous industries. Beginning early in his life, Andy has engaged in a number of business ventures of his own and worked in management while obtaining an undergraduate degree in business. He attended the University of Akron School of Law where he received a scholarship and won an award for his performance in the study of Contracts.
Andy’s legal skills were honed while representing ExxonMobil Corporation, Medtronic, Inc., U.S. Steel Corporation, Shell Oil Co. and others in product liability and contract litigation. Andy’s successful efforts on behalf of these companies led to his selection for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Product Liability Litigation - Defense.
Andy subsequently accepted a position as President & General Counsel for a startup biometric software company operating internationally. In this role, Andy successfully guided the business through Bet-the-Company litigation involving critical intellectual property and a dispute over the hiring of a key employee. Andy oversaw the legal requirements applicable to the company’s fundraising efforts and participated in presentations which raised millions of dollars in capital from domestic and foreign investors. He also negotiated and drafted all sorts of agreements and other legal documents from those dealing with the company’s internal governance to international reseller and licensing agreements with foreign companies, and everything in between, while helping lead the company to be named “Emerging Business of the Year” by the regional business alliance.
Throughout his work, Andy has had the opportunity to hire, manage, consult with, attend court appearances and depositions with, edit the work product of, and review the bills of, many leading attorneys throughout the United States. Working with these experts not only sharpened Andy’s skills; they also serve as valuable resources he can call upon to assist on an as-needed basis with a wide range of client needs. If you need help with an issue outside of Andy’s areas of expertise, he can point you to an expert you can trust. His experience in executive leadership means that he will not lose sight of your business objectives while meeting your legal needs and he can tailor your customer/employee/supplier, etc. agreements to fit your business practices.
It is from this backdrop that the mission of Hayes Law, LLC was conceived: To provide clients with business-oriented Fortune 500 service…at small business pricing.
Areas of Law and Practice
|Areas of Law||Areas of Practice|
|Appellate Practice||Civil Appeals|
|Business Law||Business Arbitration, Business Associations Law, Business Development, Business Dissolutions, Business Enterprises, Business Estate Planning, Business Formation, Business Fraud, Business Litigation, Business Mediation, Business Organization, Business Planning, Business Regulation, Business Reorganization, Business Start-Ups, Business Succession Planning, Business Successions, Business Torts, Business Transactions, Business Transfers, Buy-Sell Agreements, Buying and Selling of Businesses, Closely Held Business Law, Complex Business Litigation, Emerging Business Law, Emerging Growth Companies, Entrepreneurial Business Law, International Business Law, International Joint Ventures, Joint Ventures, Limited Liability Company Law, Private Business Law, Small Business Law, Sole Proprietorships, Strategic Alliances|
|Computers and Software||Computer Contracts, Computer Software Law, Information Technology Contracts, Information Technology Licensing, Software Licensing|
|Contracts||Contract Drafting, Commercial Contracts, Contract Fraud, Contract Litigation, International Commercial Contracts, International Contracts|
|Corporate Law||Closely Held Corporations, Corporate Commercial Law, Corporate Contracts, Corporate Dissolutions, Corporate Formation, Corporate Governance, Corporate Litigation, Corporate Organization, Corporate Partnerships, Corporate Planning, Corporate Real Estate, Incorporation, International Corporate Finance, International Corporate Law, International Corporate Taxation, Nonprofit Corporations, Offshore Corporations, Professional Corporations, Proxy Contests, Public Corporations, S Corporations, Small Business Corporations, Takeovers, Tender Offers, Transfer Pricing|
|Labor and Employment||Age Discrimination in Employment, Americans with Disabilities Act, Confidentiality Agreements, Covenants Not To Compete, Employee Discipline, Employer Intentional Torts, Employer Liability, Employment Arbitration, Employment at Will, Employment Breach of Contract, Employment Claims, Employment Contracts, Employment Defense, Employment Law, Employment Litigation, Employment Mediation, Employment Termination, Noncompete Litigation, Noncompetition and Non-Solicitation, Agreements, Restrictive Covenants, and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), Union Elections, Wrongful Termination, Wrongful Termination Defense|
|Litigation||Civil Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Complex and Multi-District Litigation, Complex Litigation, Defense Litigation, E-Discovery, Federal Civil Litigation, Federal Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation, Trial Practice|
|Products Liability||Biomedical Products Liability, Breach of Warranty, Chemical Explosions, Chemical Products Liability, Drug and Medical Device Defense, Drug and Medical Device Litigation, Environmental Products Liability, Explosions, Heart Device Litigation, Industrial Products Liability, Manufacturers Liability, Product Defects, Product Failure, Product Recall, Product Safety, Product Warning Labels, Products Liability Arbitration, Products Liability Defense, Products Liability Insurance Coverage, Products Liability Mediation, Warranty Law|
|Torts||Civil Liability, Intentional Torts, Mass Torts, Tort Defense, Tort Liability|
|Toxic Torts||Asbestos Defense, Asbestos Litigation, Chemical Exposure, Occupational Cancer, Occupational Disease, Silicosis Litigation, Toxic Exposure, Toxic Tort Class Actions, Toxic Tort Defense|
- Alabama, Ohio
President and General Counsel | Diamond Fortress Technologies Inc
2012 - 2015
Partner | Parker Leiby Hanna Rasnick
2002 - 2013
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TYPICAL HOURLY RATE: $175
TYPICAL FIXED FEE: --
TYPICAL CONTINGENCY FEE: 40%
Uniontown, Ohio, Stark County
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