Shannon Hayes is a member of the investment management practice that advises funds, managers, financial services firms, and institutional investors on the full spectrum of formation, investment, transactional, regulatory, and compliance matters. She has commercial legal experience with corporate finance, education policy, pharmaceutical litigation, general litigation, and transactional matters. Shannon has also worked in government affairs, and she has think-tank experience handling policy in the domestic politics and cybersecurity spaces.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Shannon served as an associate counsel at JPMorgan Chase & Co., where she supported multiple lines of business, including Chase Wealth Management, Compliance, and Marketing. While in law school, Shannon completed the law and business program at the University of Virginia School of Law, and she served as a First-Year Council representative and Student Bar Association representative. She also studied Israeli business law and innovation at Tel Aviv University, and French and European Law through the University of Paris.
University of Virginia School of Law, 2015, J.D., Law & Business Program
University of Memphis, B.A., International Studies with Area Studies Concentrations in Europe and Latin America, Political Science, and Foreign Languages & Literature with concentrations in German, Spanish, Portuguese, summa cum laude
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Asset Management, Law360 (2017)
Director of Development & Operations, Children’s Rescue Mission