Mr. Hayes has over 30 years’ experience working at banks, including U.S. Trust/Bank of America Private Wealth Management, State Street Bank and Trust Company, First National Bank of Boston and the Bank of New England Trust Department. Prior to joining Goodwin Procter, Mr. Hayes was the Regional Managing Director of Wells Fargo Private Bank in Boston.
Mr. Hayes has served as chair of the ad hoc committee for the Massachusetts Prudent Investor Act, the Massachusetts Uniform Trust Code Committee and the Boston Bar Association’s Trusts and Estates Section, and was president of the Boston Estate Planning Council. He was a member of the American Bankers Association Trust Management Association and formerly served on the American Bankers Association Trust Counsel and Legislative Committee. Mr. Hayes served as chair of the Massachusetts Bankers Association Trust Executive Committee and served on the Massachusetts Uniform Principal and Income Act Committee. In 2000, he was the recipient of the Boston Estate Planning Council’s Estate Planner of the Year Award.