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Phillip M. Hayes
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Los Angeles Attorney
Phillip M. Hayes

Phone: 213.624.8700


Languages: English, German

With over 25 years of defense experience, Phil Hayes has a wide range of experience in the areas of products liability, catastrophic personal injury, public entity defense, commercial disputes, civil rights and police liability, toxic and mass tort, construction law (contract disputes, injuries and defects), products liability, complex business and pharmaceutical litigation, and a diverse variety of other defense-oriented litigation, in both state and federal courts. Mr. Hayes has taken three cases through trial to verdict, resulting in two defense verdicts. He has sat second chair at trial in several multi-million-dollar lawsuits and has participated in over 25 arbitrations and 100 mediations.

When not working, Mr. Hayes enjoys hiking, mountain biking, and writing.

Position At L&W:

  • Associate Attorney

Practice Areas:

  • Appellate Practice
  • Business and Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Construction Law
  • General Torts
  • Intellectual Property
  • Mold Liability Defense



  • Juris Doctor
  • Southwestern University
  • 1991


  • B.S., Major in Biology and B.A., Major in Philosophy (Cum Laude)
  • University of Notre Dame
  • 1980

Bar Affiliations:

  • State Bar of California, 1991
  • State Bar of Nevada 2001
  • State Bar of Missouri 2003
  • State Bar of Pennsylvania 2007
  • State Bar of New Jersey 2008
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • US District Court, District of Nevada

Professional Activities:

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association

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Lynberg & Watkins, APC

1150 South Olive Street
Eighteenth Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90015
United States

Law Firm Contact: Trevor Resurreccion

Tel: 213.624.8700

Fax: 213.892.2763



Member Since: 2019

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