With a dedicated educational practice and a focus on representing institutions of higher education, Hayley will advise your institution on the compliance, governance, and operational issues we face in these times of rapidly changing expectations and regulations. As a leader of the firm’s Education team with over 15 years’ experience in education law, Hayley’s practice includes roles as outside general counsel to several institutions and spans from small nursing schools affiliated with hospital systems to major national research institutions.
Hayley will partner with your team to prevent and address challenges through her proactive efforts in compliance programming, in-depth legal compliance audits, and if needed, investigations, responses to government inquiries, and litigation. As disputes arise at your institution, Hayley will counsel leadership and manage legal concerns. Her experience includes providing guidance on issues including:
A frequent speaker at national and regional higher education organization events, Hayley can work with your college or university to develop and provide comprehensive in-house compliance training programs.
Hayley’s interest in education extends beyond the workplace. Her interest squares with causes such as the Kansas City Friends of the Kansas City Zoo, where she has served as board member since 2008 and led a successful effort to obtain extensive local funding. Her insight in developing and enforcing policies supporting education make her a valuable board member of Teach for America/Kansas City. She sees her greatest achievement in helping to guide the growth of her own two children, both inside and, more importantly, outside the classroom.