Richard R. Hays - Alston & Bird LLP

Richard R. Hays

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 404-881-7360

Richard Hays is the Managing Partner of Alston & Bird. Since 2008, he has led the strategic direction of the firm and played a key role in its growth and performance. Mr. Hays also chairs the firm’s Administrative Committee. The firm has offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, Atlanta, Dallas, Charlotte, Silicon Valley, Research Triangle and Brussels. Prior to his election as the Managing Partner, Mr. Hays served as the firm’s Financial Partner and also headed the firm’s Litigation & Trial Practice group. He has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America

Mr. Hays received his undergraduate degree from Harvard in 1982, a masters from Edinburgh University in 1984 as a Rotary Scholar and his law degree from Vanderbilt in 1986, where he was an editor of the Vanderbilt Law Review.

Harvard UniversityAB 1982Edinburgh UniversityVanderbilt UniversityJ.D. 1986
Midtown Alliance (Executive Committee) Commerce Club (Executive Committee) Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce (Executive Committee)Pro Bono Institute, Law Firm Advisory Committee United Way, Alexis de Tocqueville Society Harvard Club of Georgia Vanderbilt Law School Alumni Council

Office Location

One Atlantic Center, Suite 4900
1201 West Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309-3424
United States

Practice Areas

Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation