Mr. Hays has practiced in the area of construction law for the last 15 years. In that time he has represented large municipalities, contractors, subcontractors, owners, insurance companies, school districts and even a major league baseball team in construction related manners.
Mr. Hays is an editor of the Construction Law Source, a legal publication that addresses industry developments, legal trends, contracting and collection issues and topics of interest to the construction industry.
Drafting model contracts for use by school districts throughout the state.
Representing statutorily created insurance pool regarding WRAP policy program, contract negotiation, subrogation and claims matters.
Representing general contractor and developer in Central Avenue condominium project construction defect dispute and construction delay claim litigation.
Represented various general contractors in large multi-party and class action lawsuits.
Represented numerous school districts in construction claims against contractors and design professionals.
Represented large municipality in professional negligence claim against architect of Phoenix Convention Center.
Representing large municipality in Arizona Superior Court trial against manufacturer of runway lighting control system at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
Representing large municipality in lawsuit against construction contractor for defects relating to installation of fueling control system at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
Representing large municipality in malpractice action against architect of Phoenix Fire Department Operations Center.
Representing major league baseball team against requests for equitable adjustment to contract amount brought by prime contractor and its mechanical, electrical, structural steel, and roofing subcontractors relating to construction of the Bank One Ballpark.
Representing large municipality in changed site condition claim relating to construction of the Squaw Peak Parkway.
Representing large municipality in federal court case concerning stormwater erosion potential stemming from road construction activities.
Representing large municipality in lawsuit against prime contractor and product manufacturer for construction defects at wastewater treatment plant.
Representing large municipality in fraud case against Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport sign manufacturer.
Representing large municipality in engineer malpractice litigation arising out of Air National Guard refueling center.
1995, Arizona, U.S. District Court, District of Arizona and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, U.S. Supreme Court
University of Virginia, 1995
University of Utah, 1992
Bachelor of Science
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