Aaron joined the firm after graduating cum laude from the University of South Carolina School of Law. Aaron became an associate at the firm and maintained a general litigation and appellate practice. Aaron also provided legal 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 verdict and handled complex plea negotiations on a wide variety of cases.  Aaron has handled criminal charges ranging from minor traffic infractions to homicides. 


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


Aaron is married to the former Maria Blumenstein of Greenwood, South Carolina, and they have three sons.  Aaron and his family are members of Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in south Charlotte.  When not practicing law, Aaron enjoys relaxing with family and friends at his home in York County, South Carolina.



Appellate Advocacy

Insurance Law

General Litigation


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



B.A., summa cum laude, University of South Carolina

J.D., cum laude, University of South Carolina


"Aaron Hayes Becomes Of Counsel at SWB"

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