Matthew Hayes

Matthew Hayes

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Matthew Hayes is a partner in the Firm's Global Tax Practice Group in Chicago. He has been advising multinational clients on tax issues related to corporate structures and cross-border transactions since 2008. He also provides tax structuring advice to partnerships, limited liability companies, and other pass-through entities. Mr. Hayes is an active participant in the Firm's pro bono efforts.

Practice Focus

Mr. Hayes works with multinational clients across a broad spectrum of industries in developing tax planning strategies for a variety of cross-border tax issues, including mergers and acquisitions, acquisition financing, post-acquisition restructuring, global cash utilization and repatriation, among others. He also provides advice on tax matters related to joint ventures, fund investments, and real estate transactions.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association - Section on Taxation
  • Chicago Bar Association - Member


  • Illinois~United States (2007)


  • Loyola University School of Law (LL.M. Tax) (2008)
  • Loyola University School of Law (J.D.) (2007)
  • Boston College (B.S. Finance, cum laude) (2001)


  • English