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AARON J. HAYES

OF COUNSEL

 

  803-256-2233

  ajh@swblaw.com

Assistant: Tiffany Nelson

  tnn@swblaw.com

Paralegal: Amanda Silvey

  aps@swblaw.com

Aaron joined the firm after graduating cum laude from the University of South Carolina School of Law. He maintained a general litigation and appellate practice and also provided coverage advice to insurance carriers.

 

After his initial tenure with the firm, Aaron worked for nearly seven years as a prosecutor with an upstate Solicitor’s Office. As a prosecutor, Aaron tried numerous cases to jury verdict. Aaron was assigned a wide variety of cases, and he handled criminal charges ranging from minor traffic infractions to homicides.

 

In 2020, Aaron rejoined the firm to resume his civil litigation practice.

 

An experienced courtroom advocate, Aaron has appeared in trial before the United States District Court (civil), the Court of General Sessions (criminal), the Court of Common Pleas (civil), the Master-in-Equity (civil), and numerous Magistrates’ courts (criminal). Aaron also regularly represents clients before the South Carolina appellate courts.

 

As a native of York County, South Carolina, Aaron enjoys remaining connected to the happenings of his beloved home county. Aaron, his wife, and their four children live in their new “hometown” of Columbia, where they are active parishioners in their church.

■ PRACTICE AREAS

Appellate Advocacy

Complex Litigation

Insurance Law

Transportation

PUBLICATIONS

Note: Should a Scintilla be Enough?  The Proper Standard for Summary Judgment in South Carolina.  61 S.C. L. Rev. 737 (2010)

■ EDUCATION

B.A., University of South Carolina

  • Summa Cum Laude

J.D., University of South Carolina

  • Cum Laude

■ BAR ADMISSIONS

South Carolina

U.S District Court, District of South Carolina

U.S Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

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