Robert P. Hayes


Robert P. Hayes


Phone: 207.772.1941 Fax: 207.772.3627 Email:

84 Marginal Way, Suite 600 Portland, ME 04101-2480

Assistant: Janet Leary Email:


Robert P. Hayes is a litigator who specializes in both civil trial work and criminal defense work. Prior to joining the firm, Rob clerked for the Honorable Joseph M. Jabar of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. Rob graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Maine in 2009. Thereafter, he attended the University of Maine School of Law, graduating magna cum laude in 2012. While in law school, Rob was Editor-in-Chief of the Maine Law Review and was awarded the Edward S. Godfrey Leadership Award for his contributions. He also earned the Pro Bono Publico Award for his volunteer legal advocacy, and worked as a student attorney at the Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic, representing criminal and civil clients in both state and federal court.

Since joining the firm, Rob has successfully engaged in a broad range of trials and hearings.  He has been recognized by New England Super Lawyers as a Rising Star and Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch” and Chambers USA Maine Guide in the area of Litigation Medical Malpractice and Insurance Defense.  Rob is also a graduate of the Maine State Bar Association Leadership Academy.

In his free time, Rob enjoys playing hockey and spending time with his wife, daughter, and dog.


University of Maine School of Law, J.D., 2012, magna cum laude

University of Maine, B.A., 2009


Best Lawyers, “Ones to Watch” in Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: General Practice, and Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants

Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2024

Chambers USA, Maine, Up and Coming, Litigation: Medical Malpractice and Insurance Defense