Herbert Hayden

Founder & Partner

“In 40 years, our firm has led the way in developing a substantial reputation. As we enter our fifth decade, Harris & Hayden Law Firm (formerly Harris & Associates) will continue to litigate high-profile, intricate cases. National exposure has been great for our firm, but more importantly, we look forward to continuing key relationships with our clients and our legacy of excellence.”

Herbert-John Hayden is a partner at Harris & Hayden Law Firm. His concentration is on real property transactions and litigation, employment matters, commercial litigation, and financial institutions law. He has extensive experience in all facets of employment law and fair housing laws including counseling, conducting investigations and defending claims before all courts and administrative hearings.

An influential and successful attorney, Herbert captures the respect of jurors and clients alike. He is experienced at litigating high-profile civil cases against large corporations and government entities. His legal work focuses on holding organizations accountable for disrespecting the rights of individuals based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, or disability.

Herbert counsels executives on day-to-day employment issues relating to workforce-reduction planning and implementation, human resources investigations, employee discipline, wage and hour matters, and FMLA matters. He also handles personal injury claims, and automobile accident claims.

In addition, Herbert provides counseling to public entities in matters of labor and employment litigation. He works on cases involving labor and employment including class-action suits and wrongful-termination matters, tax appeals and audits, professional liability, malpractice, product liability,
and bankruptcy.

Herbert received his Juris Doctor from Santa Clara University School of Law and his BA and MS from the University of Texas at Dallas.