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John W. Hays


John is a member of Jackson Kelly, PLLC and has practices law for the past 30 years in Lexington since his graduation from the University of Kentucky College of Law. John's main goal in his practice is to help people solve problems whether in his role as an attorney, mediator, or arbitrator. His practice is primarily focused on construction litigation contracts and commercial litigation and his years of experience mean he can help clients at any stage of a construction project or dispute. John has an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell, and was named Lexington Construction Law “Lawyer of the Year” in 2018 and 2016 by The Best Lawyers in America®. He has been named in the Kentucky Super Lawyers® list since 2009, named in The Best Lawyers in America® for Construction Law since 2013, and been a member of The National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals since 2012. John is on Jackson Kelly's Executive Committee and is also the co-chair of the firm's Construction and Development Industry Group.