Jeffrey M. HayesVP and Assistant General Counsel California
Mr. Hayes joined Pathway in 2016 and is a vice president and an assistant general counsel in the California office. He is responsible for various legal and compliance issues related to Pathway and its clients, including non-disclosure agreements and the structuring, negotiating, and monitoring of private equity investment transactions.
Prior to joining Pathway, Mr. Hayes was in private practice at Payne & Fears, LLP, in its Irvine office, and before that, at O’Melveny & Myers, LLP, in its Newport Beach office. His prior experience includes civil litigation, appeals, mergers & acquisitions and corporate governance work. Mr. Hayes also spent a year as a clerk for the Honorable Sandra Ikuta at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Hayes received a BA in political science from Brigham Young University and a JD, with distinction, from Stanford Law School.