Robert W. Hayes focuses his practice on the representation of financial institutions in connection with senior secured and asset-based lending transactions. Clients turn to Robert for representation in public and private financing transactions, including syndicated, cross-border and multi-currency financings, acquisition financings, cash flow lending, structured finance, real estate finance, and restructuring transactions across a variety of industries.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Robert was an associate in the finance department of a nationally recognized law firm, where his practice focused on asset-based lending, public financings, and negotiation of ISDA agreements in connection with derivative transactions, and an associate at a global law firm, where he focused on structured finance and securitized loan transactions. Prior to his career in law, he was a credit analyst and relationship manager at a globally recognized financial institution.
Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, 2007, J.D.
Ohio State University Fisher College of Business, 2002, M.B.A.
University of Dayton, 1997, B.S., Magna Cum Laude
Awards and Affiliations
Founding Board Member and Chief Articles Editor of the Ohio State Entrepreneurial Business Law Journal