Jill Hayman is a Special Counsel for Hunton Andrews Kurth’s real estate development and finance practice and head of the New York leasing platform. She brings more than 35 years of experience in executing sophisticated real estate transactions.
Ms. Hayman represents real estate owners, developers and tenants in connection with office and retail leases, data center leases and colocation agreements, corporate relocations, construction contracts and real estate acquisitions and dispositions and related government incentive programs.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP is a global law firm of over 1,000 lawyers serving clients in the United States, Europe, Latin America and Asia. The firm handles transactional, litigation and regulatory matters for a diverse client base, with significant experience in retail and consumer products, energy, financial services, real estate, and privacy and cybersecurity.
For the majority of her career, Ms. Hayman was a Managing Director in the Legal and Compliance Division of Morgan Stanley heading a 12-person global real estate team. In this capacity, she was responsible for all legal matters relating to the corporation's real estate portfolio, including acquisitions and sales, leasing, design and construction, property management matters, and real estate matters related to mergers and acquisitions. During her tenure at Morgan Stanley, Ms. Hayman represented the firm in the development and leasing of large HQ premises and data centers in the United States, Hungary, Japan, Hong Kong, London and Glasgow. Prior to joining Hunton Andrews Kurth, Ms. Hayman was special counsel at Fried Frank where she represented corporate clients on both sides of leasing transactions and not for profit clients on the acquisition of leasehold condominium units
Ms. Hayman was awarded the 2015 Chambers Women in Law Outstanding Achievement Award (In-House). Ms. Hayman is also an adjunct professor at Fordham Law School where she teaches a course on Real Estate Drafting.
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