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Rosemary Hayes is the founder of Hayes & Newman, PL, an Orlando law firm engaged in Florida construction and commercial case matters. Ms. Hayes has been assisting clients in construction matters for over 30 years and has represented general contractors and subcontractors and sureties, design professionals and consultants, and acted as insurance defense counsel. Ms. Hayes is a member of the Construction Panel of Neutrals of the American Arbitration Association (AAA). She serves as arbitrator in construction cases. Ms. Hayes has a wealth of experience in contract drafting and negotiation and she has represented clients in countless arbitrations and litigation matters. Rosemary Hayes also serves as General Counsel to HGR Construction, Inc.
Ms. Hayes lengthy career in Orlando included working at Maguire, Voorhis & Wells, PA, then the oldest law firm in the area. Ms. Hayes has handled licensing and administrative proceedings before the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR); she also has over 100 appellate decisions to her name, having worked extensively on construction and commercial appeals. Ms. Hayes is admitted to the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the Fourth and First Circuit Court of Appeals, and all federal District Courts in Florida.
Rosemary Hayes obtained her undergraduate degree in finance from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida and received her law degree from Stetson University. She is a member of the Orange County Bar Association and The Florida Bar. Ms. Hayes is also a member of Associated Builders and Contractors Central Florida Chapter.
Rosemary Hayes is a regular presenter of issues of importance to the Construction Industry at local trade events. She maintains several continuing education courses with DBPR and is a licensed educational provider.