Hayward Draper has practiced exclusively in litigation since graduating with honors from Harvard Law School.
Presently, he is active in both Iowa and Michigan. Hayward’s trial and appellate practice in both states has focused on the areas of health care, professional malpractice, insurance, fraud, and antitrust litigation.
In addition, Hayward has experience in the areas of administrative hearings, arbitrations, business and commercial litigation, construction litigation, environmental litigation, insurance coverage, product liability, and all types of personal injury and tort defense work.
Before joining Nyemaster Goode, Hayward served as Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan and as assistant chief of the Civil Division there. Earlier in his career, Hayward was an associate at Warner & Stackpole in Boston, served as a law clerk for the Hon. Christopher Armstrong of the Massachusetts Appeals Court, worked as a legislative aide in the U.S. House of Representatives, served as a captain in the Signal Corps, U.S. Army Reserves, and taught history as a Carnegie Fellow in Yale Graduate School.
John Clendenin, General Counsel, Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa
Thomas Dunn, Regional Claims Counsel, AIG, West Des Moines, Iowa
Pamela Popp, Chief Risk Officer, Western Litigation, Inc., Houston Texas
Mark Burnheimer, Burnheimer + Company, Traverse City, Michigan
Patrick Doheny, Humana Law Department, Louisville, Kentucky
Charlene Warren, Vice President, Risk Management, Mednax, Sunrise, Florida
Deborah Pittet, Litigation Manager, Brand Services, Concord, Ontario
Joe Slavens, CEO, Northwest Bank & Trust Co., Davenport, Iowa
Francie Gits, Executive Director, Leelanau Historical Society, Leland, Michigan
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