Michele Miller Hayes JD

General Counsel


(608) 826-2735   
Madison

ON THE JOB

Michele acts as General Counsel for SVA Certified Public Accountants, S.C. and its affiliates. She has more than 25 years of legal experience, including private practice, government service and more than 17 years in private industry. Michele's expertise includes labor and employment law, litigation, contracting, risk management, mergers and acquisitions, and general business. She works with all of the SVA entities on all of their diverse and interesting business needs.

Education

  • University of Wisconsin Law School - Juris Doctorate
  • Marquette University - Bachelor of Arts

Admissions

  • State of Wisconsin - all courts
  • Federal Courts - Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin

Credentials

  • Juris Doctor (JD)

Professional Memberships/Affiliations/Activities

  • Dane County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Wisconsin

Civic/Community Involvement

  • Advocate and volunteer for multiple organizations supporting women, children and healthcare. Such activities include Lussier Education Center, Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin, the Magic Soccer Club, among others.

Personal

Michele and her husband Dan live in Madison, WI with their two sons. As a mom, Michele is the official chauffer to her two boys for their many sporting events and other activities. She is also their biggest fan and supporter and does her best to attend all of their events and help them to become involved in new and different activities and to develop into kind, well-rounded gentlemen. Michele also enjoys staying connected to old and new friends from all aspects of life, both virtually and in real life, and traveling with friends and family.