Daniel T. Hayward, Esq.
Born Osceola, Iowa; admitted to bar 1994, Missouri and U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri; 1995, Kansas and U.S. District Court, District of Kansas; 1996, Nevada and U.S. District Court, District of Nevada.
Education: University of Iowa, Iowa State University (B.A., with Distinction, 1991); University of Iowa (J.D., with High Distinction, 1994). Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society; member, Iowa Law Review.
Member: State Bar of Nevada; State Bar of Missouri; State Bar of Kansas; Washoe County Bar Association; Nevada Justice Association.
Mr. Hayward began his career as an associate with the Kansas City firm of Morrison & Hecker, LLP, after graduating with High Distinction from the University of Iowa College of Law. Since joining Laxalt & Nomura in 1996, he has litigated a wide range of cases, including those involving legal malpractice, insurance bad faith, product liability, defamation, business disputes, and premises liability. Mr. Hayward is approved Nevada counsel for Assurant Health, and he has been involved in several cases on behalf of Caterpillar Inc. He has litigated legal malpractice cases on behalf of various professional liability insurers, including Professionals Direct Insurance Company, Chicago Insurance Company, ALPS and Lawyer’s Protector Plan. Mr. Hayward has also defended wrongful death and serious injury cases on behalf of property owners, automotive dealerships, and manufacturers.
Reported Cases: Woods v. Champion Chevrolet, 2002 U.S. App. LEXIS 8600 (9th Cir. 2002) (unpublished disposition); Abreu v. Gilmer, 115 Nev. 308, 985 P.2d 746 (1999); Great Basin Brewing Co. v. Healdsburg Brewing Co., 44 U.S.P.Q. 2d (BNA) 1751 (D. Nev.1997).