John W. Hays|
175 East Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507
(O): (859) 255-9500
(F): (859) 288-2849
(C): (859) 221-3039
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John W. Hays is a Member in the Firm's Lexington, Kentucky, office.
Mr. Hays' practice is primarily focused in construction litigation, contracts and commercial litigation. He also has extensive training and experience as a mediator in construction, commercial, employment and personal injury disputes and is on the CPR Regional Panel of Neutrals. Mr. Hays has also served as an arbitrator and is on the Commercial Arbitration Panel for the American Arbitration Association. He is a frequent author and lecturer on topics related to construction and alternative dispute resolution.
Mr. Hays is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and all state and federal courts within the Commonwealth of Kentucky. He is a member of the Fayette, Kentucky and American Bar Associations and is active in the ABA Forum for the Construction Industry and KBA Section on Construction and Public Contract Law. Mr. Hays is also a member of the ADR Section of the KBA, was on the board of directors for the Mediation Center of Kentucky and is a past president of the Mediation Association of Kentucky.
Mr. Hays received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University in 1985 and his Juris Doctor, with distinction, from the University of Kentucky in 1988. He was a member of the Kentucky Law Journal and graduated Order of the Coif. Mr. Hays has an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale‑Hubbell and has been named in the Kentucky Super Lawyers® list since 2009. Mr. Hays has also been named in The Best Lawyers in America® for Construction Law since 2013. He has been a member of The National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals since 2012 and was named the 2016 Lexington Construction Law "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers.