Elizabeth Haile Hayes

Position: Attorney (retired)

Elizabeth (Liz) Haile Hayes is a retired attorney who has served on various education-related boards. She was an Equity Partner at Akin Gump Strass Hauer & Feld in Washington DC and head of its Communications Practice. After retiring from the firm, she was a trustee and board chair of St. Anne’s-Belfield School in Charlottesville, VA. and the National Cathedral School in Washington DC. Liz also served on the Board of the Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation from 2009-18, including 5 years as Secretary. Currently, Liz is a Director on the University of Virginia School of Architecture Foundation Board.
She graduated from Emory University and received her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law.