Hayley is an associate in Taft’s Indianapolis office where she represents a broad range of clients in state and federal courts across all phases of litigation. In addition to Hayley’s litigation practice, she also focuses on all aspects of municipal representation.

Prior to joining Taft, Hayley gained a wide breadth of experience in the legal field through multiple clerkships and experiences at varying levels and branches of federal and state government. Most recently, she was a law clerk to the Hon. Damon R. Leichty, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana. At the federal legislative level, Hayley clerked for the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee where she assisted with the confirmation of Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett. In the executive branch, she clerked for the general counsel in the Office of the Vice President of the United States. At the state level, Hayley was a legal extern for the Chambers of Justice Randall T. Shepard and Judge Elizabeth F. Tavitas, Indiana Court of Appeals, and found her passion for local government during her time in the Evansville Mayor’s Office. Hayley was also a summer associate at Taft.

Hayley’s community involvement includes a selection to the Richard G. Lugar Excellence in Public Service Series.

Hayley earned her J.D., cum laude, from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, where she contributed to the Indiana Journal of Constitutional Design, was president of the Public Interest Law Foundation, and a fellow for the Center for Constitutional Democracy, where assisted with international state and federal constitution drafting. Hayley earned her bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, in government from Liberty University with a concentration in politics and policy.

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  • Indiana University Maurer School of Law (2021)

    Indiana Journal of Constitutional Design

  • Liberty University (2017)

    B.S. – Government


  • State - Indiana

Professional Affiliations

  • The Richard G. Lugar Excellence in Public Service Series

    Class of 2024