Ian Hayes joined Creighton, Johnsen & Giroux in 2014. His current practice includes representing private and public-sector labor unions in arbitration, administrative agency work, and litigation, as well as individual employees in various labor and employment matters.
Mr. Hayes is a graduate of Fordham University, where he received Bachelor degrees in Philosophy and Sociology, and St. John’s University School of Law, where he concentrated on labor and employment law and published several journal articles in those subjects. Before entering law school, he was a union organizer, working with groups of employees to establish new bargaining units and first labor contracts in New York City and around the country.
Mr. Hayes is licensed to practice law in New York, New Jersey, and the U.S. District Court, Western District of New York. He is a member of the Lawyers Coordinating Committee of the AFL-CIO and the Labor and Employment section of the American Bar Association. He currently serves as Treasurer and Board Member with the Coalition for Economic Justice and works with various other community groups to redistribute power and wealth to working people.