Managing Partner, Alston & Bird LLP

 

Richard Hays has been a managing partner of Alston & Bird LLP since 2008. He is the former financial partner and now heads the firm’s Administrative Committee. He has been listed in Best Lawyers in America and serves on the Pro Bono Institute’s Law Firm Advisory Board Committee.

Alston & Bird shows its commitment to diversity through a Diversity Steering Committee, required diversity training, and a variety of partnerships with diversity organizations. They have been named a best workplace for multicultural lawyers, women, and African-Americans and received a perfect score on the Human Right’s Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index nine times in a row

Joined LCLD 2009 


Highlights of LCLD Participation


Fellows Program 
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2012)
Fellows nominated:
2017: Brandon Raynard Williams; 2015: Kevin Andre Gooch; 2014: George Douglas Medlock, Jr.

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2016, 2014, 2012


 

Member: Richard Hays

Diversity Professionals: John Latham, Cari Dawson

Communications: Nick Clarke