Matthew Hayes

Non-Equity Partner Phone: 480.461.5327 Print Biography

Matthew Hayes joined Udall Shumway in January 2024.  Mr. Hayes represents clients in matters that include but are not limited to: education law, administrative law, Title IX, student discipline, student records, open meetings and public records issues.

Mr. Hayes is an experienced trial attorney and has practiced law for nineteen years, to include working as a former prosecutor, criminal defense attorney and civil litigator.

Matt has a diverse legal background and a vast amount of legal experience.  Throughout his career, he received several awards and accolades, including being recognized as Attorney of the Month in Attorney At Law Magazine.  Matt is originally from Syracuse, New York, and has lived in Arizona with his family for 19 years.



  • J.D., University of Tulsa College of Law
  • B.A., Brigham Young University

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • Arizona
  • United States District Court, District of Arizona

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Maricopa County Bar
  • Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice
  • J. Reuben Clark Law Society
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