John Hays teaches Negotiating Process. Prof. Hays is a member of Jackson Kelly PLLC in the firm’s Lexington office, and is a 1988 graduate of the College of Law. He has experience representing clients in litigation matters, including personal injury defense, property damage, insurance coverage and indemnity disputes. He has also represented clients in the oil and gas industry in federal and state investigations and other matters. Prof. Hays' practice is primarily focused in construction litigation, contracts and commercial litigation. He also has extensive training and experience as a mediator in construction, commercial, employment and personal injury disputes and is on the CPR Regional Panel of Neutrals. He has also served as an arbitrator and is on the Commercial Arbitration Panel for the American Arbitration Association, and is a frequent author and lecturer on topics related to construction and alternative dispute resolution.